STAKEHOLDER ASSESSMENTS

In order to access all stakeholder assessments, please download the full report. Part Four includes the following chapters:

​Algeria: Restructuring Behind the Curtain of Pouvoir
 

AQAP: Salafi Spoiler; The Middle East Strategy of Al-Qaeda
 

The Arab League: Revitalizing Regional Cooperation
 

Bahrain: “No Sunni, No Shi'i, Just Bahraini”
 

China: Investing Financial and Political Capital in the Middle East
 

Japan: Expanding Security and Economic Interests
 

India: Making Friends on All Sides in the Middle East
 

Djibouti: Strategic Gateway to the Middle East
 

Eritrea: A Thorn in the Horn of Africa
 

Somalia: The Most Failed State?
 

Al-Shabaab: Balancing Middle Eastern Terrorist Sponsors
 

Egypt: Post-Revolutionary Decline or Authoritarian Resurgence?
 

Europe and the EU: Internal Divisions, External Shocks

 

France: Economic Crisis, Force Projection, and a History of Colonialism

Germany: Quiet Leader, Reluctant Fighter

The United Kingdom: Global Ambition, Domestic Cleavages

 Holy See Diplomacy in the Modern Middle East: The Oldest Diplomatic Corps in the Cradle of Civilization

Iran: Pride, Divisions, and Persian Legacy


Iraq: Finding Peace Again in Dar as-Salam
 

ISIS: War, Extremism and State Building
 

Israel: In Search of Security for the Jewish Democracy
 

Jordan: King Abdullah's Balancing Act
 

The Kurds of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey: Embattled Autonomy
 

Kuwait, UAE, and Oman: Regional Power and Influence of the Small Gulf States
 

Lebanon: Fragility, Fracticious Politics, and Resilience
 

Hezbollah: Resistance, Politics, and Governance
 

Libya: Competing Governments, Power Centers, and Militias
 

Morocco: Makhzan in the Mix
 

NATO: Building a Strong Security Partnership
 

Palestine: Steadfastness and Resistance Despite Failed Leadership & Loss
 

Qatar: Regional and Global Ambitions
 

Russia: Restoring the Reputation of a Global Power

Saudi Arabia: Stability, War, and Statecraft
 

South Sudan: Struggles of the Newest State
 

Sudan: Arab Muslim Africa
 

Syria: From ‘Syrianism’ to Sectarianism, From Protest to Proxy War
 

Tunisia: One-Party State to Multi-Party State
 

Turkey: Faith, Secularism, and Regional Ambition

The United Nations: From Deadlock to Action
 

The United States: Balance of Power
 

Yemen: Persistent Conflict, Underdevelopment, and Displacement

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