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Mohammed Abu Dalhoum

Mohammed Abu Dalhoum is president of MENAACTION and a senior research analyst at NAMA Strategic Intelligence Solutions.

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Drug smuggling from Syria threatens regional security

The Levant region’s beacon of stability is now facing the maladaptive threat of drug smuggling. The Jordanian security forces have become quite busy with the challenge of combating drug cartels, with reports of foiled drug trafficking attempts now more prevalent than ever before.

January 03, 2024

How a diplomatic paradigm shift could bring peace

After nearly seven weeks of war, a breakthrough finally arrived with the four-day temporary pause that was announced by Israel and Hamas on Wednesday. This truce is a reduced version of what Hamas implied when it released two hostages a month ago.

November 23, 2023

What lessons does the Iranian uprising offer for the region?

In early November, the chief Iranian investigator in charge of interrogating youth detainees said that he had spent his entire life questioning political figures, but found the recent interrogations the most difficult because he was unable to understand the responses.

December 17, 2022

Can the Iran protests bring about regime change?

For the past five weeks, Iranian women and youth have been protesting against the regime, demanding freedom and intrinsic, fundamental change to the 43-year-old theocracy, in response to the death of Mahsa Amini following her arrest by the morality police.

October 26, 2022

Give the ‘children of conflict’ their seat at the table

In terms of numbers alone, the Arab world is unfortunately experiencing more conflicts than ever before, whether armed confrontations or financial crises. Many of the protracted armed conflicts in the region have entered their second decade or are deep into their first. 

June 04, 2022