Arab Spring

Sudan: The MENA Region’s Next Proxy Conflict?

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The political dispute in Sudan is fertile ground for wider geopolitical machinations between the Saudi-UAE and Turkey-Qatar blocs. Is Sudan doomed to become the next Syria?

Sudan-South Sudan Relations and the Fall of Al-Bashir

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The fall of al-Bashir will resonate not just in Sudan, but South Sudan as well.

Sudan and the Arab Spring

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Zac and Nick discuss the ongoing protest movement in Sudan and what has changed in the international system since the Arab Spring broke out in 2011. Recorded on April 27, 2018.

Arab Spring Redux? Sudan Protests Enter New Phase

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The parallels to the early days of the Arab Spring are obvious. But what will the second phase of Sudan’s revolution look like – Tunisia, Egypt, or Syria?

Algeria Protests Putting ‘Pouvoir’ on Notice?

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The Arab Spring may be making a late arrival in Algeria, with possible consequences for regional geopolitics and global energy markets.

At Chatham House, Reading Tea Leaves for the Next Arab Spring

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Without real change, the Arab Spring is destined to repeat itself.

Between Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE: Tunisia’s Quest for Neutrality

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Tunisia is attempting to maintain its foreign policy independence while navigating its triangular relationship with Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. It’s no easy task.

Egypt: Going through the Motions of Democracy

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Egyptian voters are heading to the polls. Their choice: President al-Sisi or President al-Sisi.

Protests Erupt in Cities across Tunisia

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Just days from the anniversary of former president Zine El Abadine Ben Ali stepping down, protesters are flooding the streets in the cradle of the Arab Spring.

Backgrounder: Qatar Crisis

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The Saudi and Egypt-led blockade of Qatar has been a long time coming.

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