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Towards an Arab NATO? (2018)

This paper aims to give an overview of the stakes to create a Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA). The region has been facing a lot of instability in the past years, due to the many actors with varied interests. This organisation will aim to provide a joint response to conflicts and terrorism, while at the same time counter Iran’s influence in the region. 

Considering the geopolitical context and the numerous issues it raises, what are the chances for the organisation to see the light during the next summit organised by the United States?