Middle East and North Africa

Seeking Asylum in Greece: Parallel Legalities

April 18, 2016 by Joel Hernàndez
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Two parallel legal realities have emerged for asylum seekers in Greece creating uncertainty and confusion for refugees and for the lawyers seeking to inform or represent them. Legal aid providers in Greece have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to step into the void.

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Yemen: Capacity, Collapse, and Doughnuts

March 22, 2016 by Todd Dahmann

The United States must reconsider its approach to the recent political turmoil in Yemen.

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The Iran-Iraq War and Sectarianism in the Middle East

March 14, 2016 by Satgin Hamrah
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The Iran-Iraq War officially ended in 1988, but its legacy is still felt today as the sectarian fault lines it created fuels proxy wars across the Middle East.

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Iran Pitches Anti-Extremist Cooperation, but Dim Prospects for Coalition

March 12, 2016 by Adam Weinstein
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Iranian leaders’ calls to unify both Sunnis and Shias against the Islamic State have fallen on deaf ears as sectarian divides deepen across the Middle East.

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