Middle East

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Reflections on the Politics of Stalemate

Co-authored with Karl Cordell, this Introduction to a Special Issue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict offers a broad...

The threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

In a joint submission to the UK Parliament’s Defence Select Committee, my colleagues Paul Schulte, Chris Wyatt and I address counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation policy, including the ideological threat; the role of air power; and the need to consider ongoing operations and policy in the Strategic Defence and Security Review and the associated National Security Strategy.

The European Neighbourhood Policy in Perspective

In implementing the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) the European Union offers a deeper political and economic relationship to its neighbours, but without a promise of EU membership. The ENP is intended to be a strategic approach to the post-enlargement situation...

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