Over the past months, popular protests have shaken the rulers of Algeria, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq. In this breakfast seminar, NUPI researchers discuss the nature of the protests and the prospects for change.
Professor Olivier Roy visits NUPI to give a lecture on the characteristics and drivers of Islamist radicalisation in European societies.
With the Syrian war, Lebanon has received 1,5 million refugees and become a buffer state against IS’ Jihadism. What explains the country’s resilience against a violent spill-over from Syria?
What was the role of external powers during the Arab Spring?