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New policy brief on EU as an Effective Foreign Policy Actor For Peace in Libya

New policy brief on EU as an Effective Foreign Policy Actor For Peace in Libya

Thursday, 30 Jun 2022

​​In a new PRIO policy brief, former research assistant at PRIO Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn writes about the role of EU as a foreign policy actor working for peace in Libya.

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PRIO Middle East Centre hosts Dialogue Conference in Beirut

PRIO Middle East Centre hosts Dialogue Conference in Beirut

Thursday, 30 Jun 2022

​On June 25-26, the Middle East Centre organized a conference in Beirut “A New Vision for Lebanon – The Post-Election Landscape: Reality and Reform.” The conference was held at the Smallville Hotel in the Mathaf district of the city and was live streamed.

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Abraham Accords on NRK Urix

Abraham Accords on NRK Urix

Monday, 30 May 2022

Før måtte de skjule at de var jøder i arabiske land. Nå flytter mange jøder fra hele verden til muslimske Dubai. Hvorfor?

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UN Resident Coordinator for Syria Visits PRIO

UN Resident Coordinator for Syria Visits PRIO

Friday, 13 May 2022

​On 12 May, researchers and practitioners held interesting discussions on Syria at a roundtable at PRIO.

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PRIO Blog Post: Putin's Blood Trail From Syria to the Ukraine

PRIO Blog Post: Putin's Blood Trail From Syria to the Ukraine

Thursday, 05 May 2022

Carsten Wieland, an associate at the PRIO Middle East Center, who has served as an advisor to the UN on Syria, contributes a comprehensive blog post in which he draws parallels between Russia’s approaches in Syria and Ukraine. Wieland argues that there is much to learn from these similar playbooks of warfare. Not only is Syria in many ways a precursor to Ukraine, it has also served as a testing ground for Russian power and strategies, politically, diplomatically and militarily. 

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