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About Emad Abdullah Ayasrah

Emad Abdullah Ayasrah is an academic and political analyst.

Articles by Emad Abdullah Ayasrah

This week's editor

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Our guest editor, Valsamis Mitsilegas, director of the Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University of London, introduces this week’s theme: Privacy and Surveillance in 2016.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Will reversing roles help Turkey avoid war in Syria?

The strategy of "reversed roles," in which the ruling party adopts a position contrary to its traditional ideological bent, thereby forcing the opposition to take the opposite stance, was used by the Justice and Development Party with regard to the American war in Iraq. Could the same tactic be used in the ongoing Syrian conflict?

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