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About Marwa Daoudy

Marwa Daoudy is assistant professor in international relations at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Previously, she was a lecturer at Oxford and Princeton. Her book The Water Divide between Syria, Turkey and Iraq: Negotiation, Security and Power Asymmetry (CNRS Editions, 2005) received the Ernest Lémonon Prize. Her research has been published in International Negotiation, Journal of International Affairs, Journal of Peace and Security, The World Today, and Water Policy and she is a frequent contributor in the media (BBC, France 24, NPR, Jazeera, RFI amongst others).

Articles by Marwa Daoudy

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Syrian lives matter

The suffering of Syrians is seen through four distorted lenses. But to find a sustainable political solution in Syria, we must move beyond clichés. 

Sectarianism in Syria: myth and reality

The real divide is not religious or sectarian but geopolitical; and foreign intervention is not motivated by religious affiliations nor the promotion of democracy.  The Great Game being played in Syria is between a broad coalition of US-Israeli-Saudi-Qatari-Turkish interests on the one hand and Syria, Russia, Iran and Hizbollah on the other.

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