Katerina Dalacoura - London School of Economics, UK: «The idea that there is a cosmic struggle between Islam and the west has been reinforced at a global level. This happened mainly through terrorism but what [...]
Djalill Lounas – al Akhawayn University «When we analyze the dynamics of conflicts in North Africa among the jihadists we notice that the dynamics of competition among the jihadist groups that exist in the Middle [...]
Nathalie Tocci - Istituto Affari Internazionali, It: «When it comes to Europe and this part of the world any policy has to start from premises. And premise number one is the point about understanding, in a [...]
Eduard Soler i Lecha: "We want to grasp whether the countries and societies are likely to move towards a more conflict driven situation or will be able to be more cohesive. If we will [...]
"When the revolutions started the focus was on removing the president. The revolutionaries hoped that by removing Mubarak, for instance, change will automatically come. This assumption was not borne out by reality...."
"Looking at the region through sectarianism offers a limited perspective. Sectarianism has of course a place among people but it has now started to be used by regional powers as an instrument in their quest [...]