Publications 2020

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Jensehaugen, Jørgen (2020) Terra morata: the West Bank in Menachem Begin’s worldview, Contemporary Levant 5(1): 54–63.

MidEast Policy Brief

Jensehaugen, Jørgen (2020) Jordan and COVID-19: Effective Response at a High Cost, MidEast Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen; Bruno Oliveira Martins; Hilde Henriksen Waage & Júlia Palik (2020) A House Divided: EU Policy on the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict, MidEast Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Martins, Bruno Oliveira & Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn (2020) Israel and COVID-19: The politics of health, security, and government formation, MidEast Policy Brief, 6. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia & Ibrahim Jalal (2020) The Yemen War: Addressing Seven Misconceptions, MidEast Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia (2020) Iran and COVID-19: Timing Matters, MidEast Policy Brief, 5. Oslo: PRIO.
Tank, Pinar (2020) Turkey and COVID-19: Balancing Health and Economic Priorities, MidEast Policy Brief, 4. Oslo: PRIO.
Tartir, Alaa & Yara Hawari (2020) Palestine and COVID-19: Global Standards, Local Constraints, MidEast Policy Brief, 7. Oslo: PRIO.

PhD Thesis

Palik, Júlia (2020) Interstate rivals’ intervention in third-party civil wars: The comparative case of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Yemen (2004–2018). PhD thesis, International Relations and Political Science, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest.

Book Chapter

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Bad Judgment and a Chain of Blunders: Soviet Responses to the Iranian Revolution, in Suzanne Maloney, ed., The Iranian Revolution at Forty. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press (192–195).

Popular Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Pondering upon Post-Pandemic Revolutions…and Russia, ISPI Commentary, 10 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia Caught in Web of Middle Eastern Intrigues, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 28 September.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia Exploits Middle East to Subvert Europe, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia Muddles Through Fog of Libyan War and Haze of Syrian ‘Peace’, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 8 June.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia Stages Parade for Troubled Naval Fleet, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) The Russian-Saudi Oil Deal Bodes ill for Russia’s Intervention in Syria, Panorama, 30 April.
Fatafta, Marwa & Alaa Tartir (2020) Why Palestinians Need to Reclaim the PLO, Foreign Policy, 20 August.
Fatafta, Marwa & Alaa Tartir (2020) الفلسطينيون وآفاق استعادة منظمة التحرير [The Prospects of Reclaiming the PLO], Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 7 September.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2020) Fortsatt spent mellom Iran og USA [Still Tense Between Iran and USA], Forsvarets forum, 24 February.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen (2020) Hva skal verden gjøre med Israels anneksjon på Vestbredden? [What will the world do about Israel's plan to annex the West Bank?], Aftenposten, 2 June.
Tartir, Alaa & Jeremy Wildeman (2020) It's time to rethink the structure of Palestinian aid, Middle East Eye, 31 October.
Tartir, Alaa & Jeremy Wildeman (2020) Peace in Palestine cannot be achieved amid unlawful demolitions, Al-Jazeera, 20 November.
Tartir, Alaa & Jeremy Wildeman (2020) برامج المعونة الدولية لفلسطين بعد كوفيد–19, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 4 November.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) Biden’s Impending Billions to Palestine, LSE Middle East Centre Blog, 15 December.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) Covid-19 has become the last injustice made to Palestine, Geneva Solutions, 8 September.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) Discord Around the Abraham Accords: Three questions to Dr. Alaa Tartir, Institut Montaigne, 14 October.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) اتفاقات أبراهام وتشويه معنى السلام [Abraham Accords and the Distortion of Peace], Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 22 October.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) ُفق السلام الفلسطيني الإسرائيلي في عهد بايدن [Biden and the Prospects for Peace in Palestine-Israel], Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 15 December.
Tartir, Alaa (2020) كوفيد - 19 واللامساواة في فلسطين [COVID-19 and Inequality in Palestine], Al-Araby Al-Jadeed Newspaper, 30 July.
Wildeman, Jeremy & Alaa Tartir (2020) مكمنُ السلام في الكفِّ عن تشريد الفلسطينيين [Unlawful Demolitions Can’t Lead to Peace], Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 11 November.

PRIO Report

Ioannou, Ioannis Sotirios; & Zenonas Tziarras (2020) What Peace for Syria? Spheres of Influence, the Sunni Opposition and the Day After, Re-imagining the Eastern Mediterranean Series: PCC Report, 5. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Policy Brief

Palik, Júlia; Siri Aas Rustad; Kristian Berg Harpviken & Håvard Mokleiv Nygård (2020) Conflict Trends in the Middle East, 1989–2019, Conflict Trends, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Rustad, Siri Aas; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Fredrik Methi (2020) Are the Coronavirus Ceasefires Working?, Conflict Trends, 4. Oslo: PRIO.
Ioannou, Ioannis Sotirios & Zenonas Tziarras (2020) Turning the Tide in Libya: Rival Administrations in a New Round of Conflict, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Paper

Gjerløw, Haakon & Jørgen Jensehaugen (2020) Dealing with COVID-19 in the Middle East, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia; Siri Aas Rustad; Kristian Berg Harpviken & Fredrik Methi (2020) Conflict Trends in the Middle East, 1989–2019, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Tank, Pinar (2020) The Shifting Turkish Agenda in Syria’s Evolving Conflict: Understanding the Drivers of Turkey’s Policy in Syria, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - External Series

Ali, Nijmeh; Marwa Fatafta; Dana El Kurd; Fadi Quran; Belal Shobaki; Alaa Tartir; Marwa Fatafta; & Alaa Tartir, eds, (2020) Reclaiming The PLO, Re-Engaging Youth, Al-Shabaka Policy Circle Report. California: Al-Shabaka: the Palestinian Policy Network.