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Media in Political Transition: The Case of Turkey

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:11

As part of the research project between AJCS and the University of Cambridge entitled, Media in Political Transition: The Case of Turkey, these studies present the findings of the original research conducted in…

Democracy and Human Rights in Islam

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:51

The Arab Resumption of their Universal Role

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 12:27

The book consists of an introduction, six chapters and an appendix. Chapter One discusses the message of the revolution;

Summary and Results

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:01


Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:41

Gulf Cooperation Council's Challenges and Prospects

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:11

Published by AlJazeera Centre for Studies, this dossier, titled Gulf Cooperation Council's Challenges and Prospects, offers an assessment of inter-GCC cooperation in various fields over the more than three…

Summary and Results

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:27

The seven chapters making up this dossier all have one thing in common – they attest to the reality that Daesh* is a developing phenomenon with many paradoxes, a phenomenon that cannot be explained in one or tw…

Future of the War on the Islamic State

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:46

This study examines the factors and variables that are significant in shaping the future of the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) and its fate, in light of US-led coalition’s war against it. This study is based on tw…

Daesh in Eurasia

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:33

This report explores the probable impact of the Islamic State organisation (IS or Daesh) on the Eurasian region in general and the Caucasus and Central Asia in particular, with reference to the objectives of IS…

The Daesh Paradox and Political Disillusionment

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:08

This report argues that the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) organisation can be viewed as a conglomeration of anomalies reflected on several levels and as expressions of general political disappointments.

Sociological Challenges to Understanding Daesh and Its Incubators

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:46

This report sheds light on the social backgrounds of volunteer jihadis who joined the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) and proposes that IS, with this “ragtag” assortment it calls a “state”, appears to be a previous…

Daesh’s Organisational Structure

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:13

Mosul’s takeover by Daesh, also known as the Islamic State or IS, prompted a flurry of questions on reasons for the group’s overwhelming military triumphs against official state armies as well as armed militias…

Daesh’s Ideological Origins

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:49

Under Osama bin Laden’s leadership, al-Qaeda represented the culmination of jihadi movements hardened by experiences in Afghanistan.