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Arms Trade in the Mena: Who Are the Main Clients of the Great Powers?

The MENA region is said to be one of the biggest arms markets in the world. Regional conflicts and domestic security concerns allegedly justify the need for importing new military equipment. But weapons purchases are also a way of building – or diversifying – alliances with world powers, thus positioning oneself in accordance to or [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics, News|

UAE Military Presence in the Mena and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent the Emirati military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the UAE forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

Turkey’s Military Presence in the Mena and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent Turkish military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the Turkish forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part of [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

China’s Military Presence in the Mena and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent Chinese military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the Chinese forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part of [...]

April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Russia’s Military Presence in the Mena and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent Russia’s military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the Russian forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part of [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

France Military Presence in the Mena and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent French military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the French forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part of [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

United Kingdom Military Presence in the MENA and its Inmediate Surroundings (2018)

  This map aims to represent UK military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as the top operations in which the UK forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

USA Military Presence in Mena and its Immediate Surroundings (2018)

This map aims to represent US military presence in the MENA region, depicting its key overseas facilities (military bases) in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the top operations in which the US forces are involved, individually or as members of a military coalition or international operations. The map is part of [...]

April 15th, 2019|Infographics|

Menara Project Results

On March 31st 2019, the Menara project ended. In this video, we present the main results and takeaways of our research.      

April 8th, 2019|Menara Voices, News|

What the EU needs to do in the Mediterranean

In this video, Anoush Eshtehami, Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, analyses what the EU needs to do in the Mediterranean.

March 28th, 2019|Menara Voices, News|