Resource Curse
The "Resource Curse" in the Persian Gulf
CIRS Special Issue of Journal of Arabian Studies
Western Higher Education in Global Contexts
HAWWA Journal Special Issue
Research methods
CURA Workshop: Introduction to Research Methods
Peaceful Democratic Transition in Sudan
Prospects for a Peaceful Democratic Transition in Sudan
Taking Measure of American Foreign Policy
Richard Russell
Massaab Al-Aloosy
Hezbollah’s Ideological Evolution from Idealism to Pragmatism
Massaab Al-Aloosy
ديناميكيات الأمن المتغيرة في الخليج
Informal Politics WG2
Informal Politics in the Middle East
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New Arabic Publications

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The Center for International and Regional Studies sponsors major studies of regional and international significance, including research initiatives in the areas of international relations, political economy, and domestic politics of the Gulf. CIRS regularly identifies emerging socio-economic and political trends in the region, and develops research initiatives in areas which require further focused scholarship.

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CIRS publication about food security in the Middle EastThe Center for International and Regional Studies publishes various types of research throughout the academic year. The CIRS Publications Series includes Books, Summary Reports (in English and Arabic), Occasional Papers, Asia PapersAnnual Reports, Newsletters, and Briefs. Through its publications, CIRS provides in-depth examination of ideas and issues of contemporary academic and political significance.

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