Erwin van Veen (@ErwinVeen) is a senior research fellow in the Conflict Research Unit at Clingendael in The Netherlands.
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: OpinionHow is Turkey answering its ‘Kurdish question’?
Ankara treats all Kurdish opposition whether peaceful or militant as terrorism. And it is taking its war into...
It’s less about Iran and more about stability in the Middle East
History suggests that attempts to exclude such regional powers produce instability, or worse.
A European take on Warsaw’s anti-Iran show
Analysis of US diplomacy and discourse after May 2018 suggests that the administration has revived its 1979...
The return of authoritarianism is priming the Middle East for more conflict
How is the Saudi-Iranian rivalry overwriting the Arab Spring’s key messages?
From Ramallah to Paris: the Middle East’s forgotten conflict
There are issues the international community should consider in the wake of the Paris talks if it is serious about...
Published in: HomeA new pathway to peace? Danger ahead for Sustainable Development Goal 16
What is needed is the operationalization of a universal principle into a set of diversified strategies aimed at...