Archives: Middle East
Majid Jafar, the founder of the Arab Stabilization Plan, writes for the FT on the importance of job creation and an Arab-led investment plan.
On 7th March CMEC jointly organised an event with the Arab Bankers Association in London to discuss Britain’s role in the Middle East.
Last night CMEC hosted a Security Forum event with Lt Gen Sir Graeme Lamb KBE CMG DSO, Brigadier John Deverell CBE, and Charles Holmes analysing Jihadism in the Middle East: Is this the new ‘generational struggle’?
Faisal Al Yafai writes exclusively for CMEC on what the Arab revolutions mean for women in the Middle East.
John Deverell CBE, writing exclusively for CMEC, criticses the British absentention in the UN General Assembly vote on Palestinian statehood, and outlines the steps Britain should take to promote peace in the region.
Tamirace Fakhoury writes exclusively for CMEC on the factors at the heart of the Arab world that are paramount in our assessment of the situation today, and examines possible courses of action for the international community.
In the New York Times, Jodi Rudoren and Mark Lander comment on the Israeli reaction to the succesful bid by Palestine last week to have their status upgraded at the UN.
As part of a Q&A on the Palestinian bid for upgraded ststus at the UN, the BBC asks “Is this symbolic or will it change facts on the ground?”
France announced today that it would back the Palestinian bid for non-member status at the UN.
In an interview with Toni Johnson, Robert M. Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the recent conflict in Gaza and its likely legacy.