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Middle East / North Africa

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The Middle East and North Africa Programme at IFRI aims to provide expertise on the trends and developments in politics, societies and economies across the region.

The programme has the following objectives:

  • Proposing a new approach towards the MENA region through an analysis of local, regional, and international dynamics with the potential to guide and influence new policies ;
  • Highlighting the role of foreign powers which have traditionally been present in the region and analyzing the new role taken on by emerging countries ;
  • Anticipating new directions and outlooks in each country; 
  • Interpreting risks and potentials and puting forward new templates for analysis.

The programme has built a dense network of researchers and experts who provide expertise on the MENA region and working together on a range of crosscutting themes.

Dorothée SCHMID

Senior Research Fellow, Head of Ifri’s Turkey and Middle East Program

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Adel BAKAWAN

Associate Research Fellow, Turkey and Middle East Program

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Denis BAUCHARD

Senior Advisor for North Africa and the Middle East


Research Interests:

  • North Africa
  • The Middle East
Galip DALAY

Associate Research Fellow, Turkey and Middle East Program

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Dalia GHANEM

Associate Research Fellow, Turkey and Middle East Program

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18/09/2014
By: Jules SUBERVIE

Developing economic relations with GCC countries has become a consistent objective of the Turkish government since the coming in power of AKP. They have been successful in rallying part of the Turkish business community to this objective, thus building an internal social consensus towards...

01/09/2014
By: Antoine COPPOLANI

In 2013, Barak Obama and John Kerry managed, not without difficulty, to steer Israeli and Palestinian leaders back to peace negotiations. At the same time, Washington re-established dialogue with Tehran in talks aimed at finding a solution to the Iranian nuclear problem.

26/06/2014
By: Hamit BOZARSLAN

The Kurds in Iraq occupy what is practically a state. The Syrian civil war has resulted in the autonomization of the country’s Kurdish population. To Kurdish advantage, the JDP’s (Justice and Development Party – Turkey) ambiguous policy has cleared a new political space in Turkey.

26/06/2014
By: Olivier GROJEAN

While the peace process between the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) and the Turkish government is at a standstill, the latter is attempting to circumvent Turkey’s Kurdish actors by aligning itself with the KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party), which dominates the Kurdish regional government in Iraq...

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