Iraq after ISIS: continued conflict or rebuilding beyond ethno-sectarian identities?
Ignoring priorities that have popular support in Iraq risks undermining post-ISIS attempts to build a stable country, with knock-on effects at a regional level.
What do people in the Arab countries want? Conceptions of democracy
Arab respondents mostly reject the EU brand of formal liberal democracy in which elections are essential, but civil and political rights remain decoupled from unprioritised social and economic rights.
Perceptions of EU foreign policy in the MENA region
In Arab countries, the EU is not seen as providing stability or promoting democracy. Asked what policies the EU should prioritise, survey respondents wanted 'economic support' and 'economic development'.