In early 2011, uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt led to the overthrow of their heads of state and sparked a wave of protests throughout the Middle East and North Africa, now commonly referred to as the "Arab awakening." Brookings experts comment on the continuing unrest in the region, and its implications for relations with the United States and with the rest of the world.
REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed - Newly-arrived Syrian refugees carry their belongings as they walk at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq area, east of Amman, August 19, 2014.
Syrian Displacement: Views from the Region
September 16, 2014
On September 16, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees presented a first-hand view of Syria’s displacement crisis.
Middle East and North Africa
What Transitions Elsewhere Can Teach Us about the Prospects for Arab Democracy
2014, Stephen R. Grand
2014, Shadi Hamid
2013, Shadi Hamid
2013, Shibley Telhami
2013, Vali Nasr
2012, John Page
The West's Mediterranean Challenge
2012, Cesare Merlini and Olivier Roy , eds.
Israel, the Arabs, and the Middle East, 1948-2011
2011, Itamar Rabinovich
America and the Transformation of the Middle East
2011, Akram Al-Turk , Pavel K. Baev, Daniel L. Byman, Michael Doran, Khaled Elgindy, Stephen R. Grand, Shadi Hamid, Bruce Jones, Suzanne Maloney, Jonathan D. Pollack, Kenneth M. Pollack, Bruce Riedel, Ruth H. Santini, Salman Shaikh, Ibrahim Sharqieh, Ömer Taşpınar, Shibley Telhami and Sarah Yerkes
The Unfulfilled Promise of Young People in the Middle East
2009, Navtej Dhillon and Tarik Yousef, eds.
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Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World
Director, Brookings Doha Center
Fellow, Center for Middle East Policy
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World
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