Stabilising the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa

Regional Actors and New Approaches

  • Victor Gervais
  • Saskia van Genugten

Part of the Middle East Today book series (MIET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Victor Gervais, Saskia van Genugten
    Pages 1-16
  3. Changing Contexts

  4. New Actors

  5. Emerging Issues

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 331-336

About this book


This book examines the changing dynamics of stabilisation efforts in the Middle East and North Africa. Written by recognised scholars and practitioners in the field, this volume provides a rich overview of the broader spectrum of stabilisation. The topics range from a comprehensive set of lessons learned in Afghanistan and Iraq to transitional justice and reconciliation efforts in Tunisia and international attempts to protect the region’s cultural heritage. Ultimately, this edited collection presents a comprehensive look at the attempts to increase stability in the MENA region.

Victor Gervais is Senior Research Fellow at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, where he leads the MENA Peace and Security programme.

Saskia van Genugten is Strategy and Policy Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands, and author of Libya in Western Foreign Policies 1911-2011


Middle East and North Africa Turkey Middle East MENA Contemporary Middle East and North Africa Gulf Arab States Egypt

Editors and affiliations

  • Victor Gervais
    • 1
  • Saskia van Genugten
    • 2
  1. 1.Emirates Diplomatic AcademyAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Ministry of DefenceThe HagueThe Netherlands

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