The World Bank in the MENA Region, a Conversation with Inger Andersen – by Jack Berger

During the EPIIC Conference on the Future of the Middle East and North Africa at Tufts University, co-editor Jack Berger sat down with Inger Andersen, the Vice President of the Middle East and North Africa Region for the World Bank to discuss issues of unemployment, governance, and sustainability in the region.

Beirut Reconstruction: A Missed Opportunity for Conflict Resolution – by Lourdes Martinez-Garrido

In  1975,  Beirut  became  the  setting  of  a  protracted  civil  conflict  that  would  dramatically  change  the  city’s  social  milieu  by  the  time  it  ended,  over  fifteen  years  later.  What  started  as  a  disagreement  between  the  Christian  and  the  Muslim  communities  over  the  power  of  the  Palestine  Liberation  Organization  (PLO)  in  Lebanon,  ended  up  involving  regional […]