Suzi Mirgani
Terrorism Meets Capitalism in the Shopping Mall
Suzi Mirgani book talk
HERO Leading the faithful image
The Role of Religious Authorities in the Middle East
CIRS Research
Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa
Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa
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New Summary Report
Essa Al-Mannai, ROTA
Essa Al-Mannai, Reach Out To Asia
HERO The Muslim World 2
Just Published
Azmi Bishara
Azmi Bishara on the Failure of Democracy in the Middle East
HERO Inside the Islamic BOOK
Just Published
HERO Gateways BOOK
New Book from CIRS
HERO Target Markets BOOK
Just Published
HERO Transitional Justice BOOK
New Book from CIRS

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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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The 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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