Latest
13/04/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 28 March – 4 April 2014

/ Conflicts Forum

No comments

We noted last week that President Obama’s key Middle East foreign policy issues had turned suddenly sour – on the eve of President Obama and

Continue reading »

Summary

Challenging perspectives on Islamism and politics in the Middle East

Conflicts Forum aims to shift Western opinion towards a deeper, less compartmentalised understanding of Islam and the Middle East.
By examining problems in terms of differences of thinking, language and intellectual and metaphysical traditions, we attempt to frame differences as more than simple struggles for power. Although not a particular focus of our work, reconciliation is sometimes an outcome of what we do.
Activity

Latest
Comments

Recent
29/06/2013

Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays (and occasionally a few days later) by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment

/ Conflicts Forum

1 comment

21 – 28 June 201  Egypt is bracing for rival mass demonstrations, amid tight army security, in what is now a deeply fractured nation – with

Continue reading »

22/06/2013

Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays (and occasionally a few days later) by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment

/ Conflicts Forum

1 comment

14-21 June 201 Syria: The G8 meeting in Northern Ireland in the end, changed nothing. It concluded with little more than a pious hope to hold a Geneva II meeting by early

Continue reading »

14/06/2013

Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.

/ Conflicts Forum

No comments

7 – 14 June 2013 The polls on the eve of the Iranian Presidential elections (14 June) mark some important shifts in the positioning of the leading

Continue reading »

11/06/2013

Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays (and occasionally a few days later) by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.

/ Conflicts Forum

3 comments

31 May – 7 June 2013   The fall of Qusayr marks a strategic point both for Syria – and for the geo-strategic make-up of

Continue reading »

31/05/2013

Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.

/ Conflicts Forum

5 comments

24 – 31 May Syria - This week has witnessed a powerful consolidation of critical support around the Syrian state – firstly, as a direct counter

Continue reading »

17/05/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment

This 'Weekly Comment' is produced most Fridays by Conflicts Forum with links to key articles published in the regional and international media during the past week.

/ Conflicts Forum

1 comment

10 – 17 May 2013 This week has seen the further political consolidation of the strategic military shift begun by the Israeli attacks on Syria.  Netayahu –

Continue reading »