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About Neil Partrick

Dr Neil Partrick is a freelance writer on the Middle East, and the editor and main contributor to "Saudi Arabian Foreign Policy: Conflict & Cooperation" (IB Tauris, 2016). 


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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Lebanon in the eye of the regional storm

Hizbollah’s proven armed capability in Syria, Israel’s perceived political defeat in 2006, coupled with a possible US and Saudi green light, may make confrontation inevitable.

Turkey: looking east and west

The ongoing protests have only emphasised the gap between the Turkish government and the EU, and between Turkey and Arab leaders whose fear of revolt doesn’t necessarily translate into political solidarity with Ankara.

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