Palestinians in the Occupied Territories had been set to vote in the first legislative and presidential elections in fifteen years. But in a last-minute decision, President Abbas postponed the elections indefinitely. Once again, the Palestinian people are left in political limbo with unelected leaders, write JÃ¸rgen Jensehaugen and Erling Lorentzen Sogge Read more
Maria Gloria Polimeno
The EU has failed to support democracy and political change in the Middle East and North Africa. Maria Gloria Polimeno argues for a more inclusivist social approach, along with radically revised foreign policy Read more
We owe much to the Kurds for the defeat of Islamic State, even if the fight still goes on.â€¯Yet,â€¯writes Dastan Jasim, the rise ofâ€¯Turkey as an unpredictable military power threatens post-conflictâ€¯reconstruction â€“ and Syriaâ€™s democratic future Read more
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