Phil Leech is a PhD student working on the critical analysis of the ongoing Palestinian reform and state-building project, what Tom Friedman calls ‘Fayyadism‘. His academic background is in Politics, Philosophy and Conflict Resolution but he is more at home somewhere between International Relations and Political Economy. He taught International Relations of the Middle East for three years at Exeter’s Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies and just got back from a research fellowship at the British Institute in Amman (CBRL). Click here for his eprofile, here for his professional profile and here for his writing portfolio. He’s also on twitter: @phil_haqeeqa.
Published in: HomeDraining the hourglass: Iraqi refugees in Jordan
In Jordan, Iraqi refugees are commonly referred to as ‘brothers’ yet at the same time also suffer a variety of...