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Blog

12th April 2023
This blog explores how feelings of uncertainty can make individuals vulnerable to, or influence their decision to adopt, extremist ideologies, and exp...

Blog

11th April 2023
Mohamad El Kari, who works as a translator for the XCEPT project, talks about the challenges of translating the stories of conflict-affected populatio...

Research report

6th April 2023
This rapid evidence synthesis provides evidence, guidance, and lessons on disaster relief and reconstruction in fragile and conflict-affected situatio...

Blog

5th April 2023
The conflict supply chain of wheat from Ukraine and Russia to Syria highlights interlinkages between the conflicts and the role of sanctions in drivin...

Research report

5th April 2023
Ongoing negotiations between Syria and Türkiye may change the outlines of their border regions. But they won’t alter the basic reality of cantonizatio...

Podcast

4th April 2023
The effort to secure Iraq’s borders after the defeat of ISIS has created other, new sources of instability, as conflict supply chains adapt to new cir...

Podcast

3rd April 2023
This episode examines the violence and harm caused by these illicit practices, and the international responses to them as part of an XCEPT project min...

Podcast

31st March 2023
Find out more about the impact of supply chains and powerful conflict actors on people’s livelihoods in this Twitter Space recording.

Podcast

31st March 2023
In this Twitter Space, join Senior Research Fellow, Tim Eaton and Project Manager, Leah de Haan for a deep dive into the interaction of conflict dynam...

Blog

30th March 2023
In Libya’s northwestern city of Zawiya, where migrants make up a quarter of the population, those involved in human smuggling and trafficking present ...

Blog

29th March 2023
In this blog Dr Alison Brettle talks about her research into a group of ‘forgotten refugees’ – ex-military officers, who deserted the Syrian Army – an...

Research report

22nd March 2023
Serbia leveraged migrating Tunisians to pressure the EU, until closing the route last November. Yet other countries will continue to use migrants to g...

Article

22nd March 2023
As the conflict in Yemen continues, one lesser-known aspect—the maritime stakes for Saudi Arabia and the UAE—will need to be addressed for the best ch...

Podcast

28th February 2023
As Shamima Begum appeals the removal of her British citizenship, the question of whether or not she is a ‘victim’ has flooded the press. Was Begum tra...

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