Middle East and North Africa


    • Strategic Europe

    Letter From Algiers

    Algerians want Europe to be far more involved in promoting democracy, freedom of the media, independent civil society, and migration issues.

    • Strategic Europe

    Politics and Refugees’ Human Condition

    The polemics between the West and Russia at the 2016 Munich Security Conference marginalized the refugee crisis affecting Syria and the Middle East.

    • Strategic Europe

    A Struggle for World Order and a Russian Tragedy

    Despite German attempts to put the refugee crisis at the heart of debates at the 2016 Munich Security Conference, the issue that tops all others is Syria.

    • Strategic Europe

    Letter From Amman

    EU initiatives in Jordan should focus on projects that lead to real political development and enhance the welfare and life quality of Jordanian citizens.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Is There a Political Solution for Syria?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Turkey Wants the EU to Do More in the Refugee Crisis

    With thousands of Syrian refugees continuing to arrive at the Turkish border, Ankara expects the EU and the international community to help manage the crisis.

    • Strategic Europe

    Letter From Tunis

    • Walid Haddouk
    • February 05, 2016

    Despite over two decades of partnership, it is unclear whether the EU’s approach toward Tunisia has increased the country’s economic and social wealth.

    • Strategic Europe

    Libyan Lessons for Europe

    Libya is a rare security challenge for which Europe should take more responsibility than other external powers such as the United States.

    • Strategic Europe

    Letter From Jerusalem

    Because of the distance between them, the EU and Israel have serious misperceptions of each other. That puts the EU in a strategic, political, and moral dilemma.

    • Strategic Europe

    Letter From Damascus

    If the Europeans do not take the Syrian conflict seriously, other global actors will not take the Europeans seriously either.

Carnegie Experts on
Middle East and North Africa

  • expert thumbnail - Adebahr
    Cornelius Adebahr
    Nonresident Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
  • expert thumbnail - Dempsey
    Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe
    Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
  • expert thumbnail - Marcuzzi
    Stefano Marcuzzi
    Visiting researcher
    Carnegie Europe
    Marcuzzi is a visiting researcher at Carnegie Europe, where he focuses on EU-NATO cooperation, in particular on the Mediterranean and Libya.
  • expert thumbnail - Pierini
    Marc Pierini
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Pierini is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on developments in the Middle East and Turkey from a European perspective.
  • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
    Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
  • expert thumbnail - Vimont
    Pierre Vimont
    Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy.
  • expert thumbnail - Youngs
    Richard Youngs
    Senior Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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