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The Arab Spring

Tools and tips for researching the Arab Spring, a series of protests and uprisings that spread across much of the Arab world in the early 2010s.

Think Tanks & Research Centers

There are a wide range of “think tanks” and other policy research centers that produce academic research and analysis on the MENA region. Some of it is very good; some of it is poor-quality and intended mainly to be advocacy rather than somewhat-objective research. Some think tanks—increasingly most of them—also focus on short pieces of commentary and events rather than written research.

Below are recommended think tanks for MENA research and analysis:

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