Have the ‘good intentions’ of the international community and institutions such as the World Bank hindered progress in countries and territories vulnerable to instability and violence? The case of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) suggests a resounding ‘yes’. Published at … Continue reading Can fragility in Countries be Addressed Outside of Politics?
A discussion with ministers from Jordan & Iraq and civil society leaders from Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya and Palestine on fragility in Middle Income Countries during the WB/IMF Annual Meeting, Lima, Peru, October 8, 2015. Click here to watch the panel/debate. … Continue reading Fragility in Middle Income Countries: New Ideas for Unique Challenges
In the post-Arafat era, dramatic changes took place in the Palestinian polity and systems of governance, and in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict dynamics. Alternative routes were pursued as a result of various multilevel interactions between inward and outward international, regional and … Continue reading Understanding The Fayyadism Paradigm: The ‘New’ West Bank After 2006
This paper is based upon a systematic peer-led review of literature on hybrid security arrangements in fragile and conflict-affected spaces. The overall objective is to answer the question: What is the evidence that hybrid security arrangements benefit end-users in fragile … Continue reading Security in Hybrid Political Contexts: An End-User Approach