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Two major internal forces are fighting in Libya, one seeking to build the state and the other seeking to topple it. Each force is using both tangible and intangible resources to enhance its chances of success; however, victory thus far remains on the side of those seeking to build the state.
Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Egyptian authorities are pursuing security tactics to stabilise last year's coup aftermath; however, this is provoking counter-violence and plunging the country into a spiral of instability that no party will be able to control.
Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Analysts concede Geneva II has thus far been no more than an exercise in absurdity. This paper explains why the Geneva II talks have failed, addresses issues which are at the core of the Syrian conflict and examines prospects of an international political solution to the crisis.
Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Turkey’s ongoing power struggle between the governing AK Party and the Gülen Movement has been exacerbated by the parties’ different conceptualisations of the Kurdish issue and methods of its settlement. These differences have impacted the course of the Kurdish peace process.
Galip Dalay
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