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Dr. Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut and a member of the International Advisory Board of MEI@ND.


Commentary 757: Combatants or Capitalists?

21 February 2022

The Egyptian military has come to control a vast economic portfolio since Abdel Fattah el-Sisi became president in 2014, as I detailed in “Owner

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C519: The Warrior Prince

19 December 2018

Speculation continues that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may be forced from office, or severely diminished, as a consequence o

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C517: Hybridizing Security: Armies, Militias and Constrained Sovereignty

14 December 2018

Defence sectors in several Arab countries have undergone significant transformation as a result of the armed insurrections and civil wars, external in

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468: The Crisis of the Iraqi State

21 February 2018

The liberation on November 17 of Rawa, the last significant Iraqi town held by the Islamic State, promises the end of a particularly dangerous phase i

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461: Syria's Last Battle

02 January 2018

For months, analysts of the Syrian conflict have spoken of a “race” for the province of Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria and of what they desc

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458: Past the Crossroads

01 January 2018

Events are moving swiftly in Iraqi Kurdistan. On September 25, the referendum held by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in areas it controlled&m

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