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About Shivan Fazil Sabr

Shivan Fazil is a Chevening Scholar, and graduate student of MSc. Middle East Politics, at the School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS, University of London. He is a leadership fellow alumni from the East-West Centre, USA. Follow him on @ShivanFazil

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Turkey’s snap elections: a level playing field?

The question remains whether the next elections will be free and fair. In light of Turkey’s recent political development, this is highly unlikely: the end of democracy sometimes comes not with a coup but with a vote. 

Mosul: the looming battle has begun

The Mosul operation marks the return of US forces to Iraq after their 2011 withdrawal. What would a long term stability in Mosul need?

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