June 26, 2012
Recent reports, proceedings, analyses and papers on the Middle East, Africa and related topics. In this issue: "Energy Discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean: Source for Cooperation or Fuel for Tension - The Case of Israel," "Tunisie - Relever les defis economiques et sociaux," "Subnational Governance, Service Delivery and Militancy in Pakistan," and "Afghanistan from 2012-2014: Is a Successful Transition Possible?".
In his February "Mideast Monitor" column for the Jerusalem Report, Principal Research Fellow Dr. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman analyzes divisions between "modern" and "fundamentalist" visions of Islam. To read, click here.
From gang rape in Tahrir Square to sexual violence in war-torn Syria, the political upheaval in the Middle East has seen the perpetration of heinous abuses of women’s rights. At the same time, it has drawn attention to the systemic gender inequality and everyday abuses women suffer across the region.