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?
EPOS aims to bring about a systematic problem shift in how power politics are studied by moving analytical focus from states' power resources and systemic features of world politics to the actual repertoires through which states engage one another.
The purpose of the activity is to systematically explore and better understand the reconfiguration of violence in the MENA region.