The Middle East and North Africa

Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH)


This chapter includes the countries in the Middle Eastern and the North African region. The strongest relationships that appear were between a measure of social globalization and outbreaks of terrorism in the region. The effects of other forms of globalization were more muted. There are no consistent negative relationships between terrorism levels and tourist visits and foreign investment for this region.


Middle East Geographically Weight Regression Political Violence Political Connection Terrorist Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ScholarNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceIndiana University – Purdue UniversityFort Wayne, INUSA

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