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Can India and Pakistan Cooperate with the Taliban?
October 20, 2021

Can India and Pakistan Cooperate with the Taliban?

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed's article has been published by The National Interest. Read it here.

Rethinking Proxy War Theory in IR: A Critical Analysis of Principal–Agent Theory
October 19, 2021

Rethinking Proxy War Theory in IR: A Critical Analysis of Principal–Agent Theory

MESF's Abbas Farasoo has had this article recently published in International Studies Review. Read it here.

Afghanistan’s Political Settlement Puzzle: The Impact of the Breakdown of Afghan Political Parties to an Elite Polity System (2001–2021)
October 13, 2021

Afghanistan’s Political Settlement Puzzle: The Impact of the Breakdown of Afghan Political Parties to an Elite Polity System (2001–2021)

MESF researcher Safiullah Taye has had this article published in Middle East Critique. Read it here.

Instrumentalization of Religious Conspiracy Theories in Politics of Victimhood: Narrative of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs
October 11, 2021

Instrumentalization of Religious Conspiracy Theories in Politics of Victimhood: Narrative of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs

Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored this paper, recently published in religions. Read it here.

Political Mobilisation of Religious, Chauvinist, and Technocratic Populists in Indonesia and Their Activities in Cyberspace
October 4, 2021

Political Mobilisation of Religious, Chauvinist, and Technocratic Populists in Indonesia and Their Activities in Cyberspace

MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored this paper with Professor Greg Barton, recently published in Religions. Read it here.

Why Are Some Pakistanis Celebrating the Taliban Takeover?
October 4, 2021

Why Are Some Pakistanis Celebrating the Taliban Takeover?

Dr Zahid Ahmed has co-authored this article, recently published in The Diplomat. Read it here.