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Middle Eastern Studies

These pages will enable you to locate books, journals, and electronic resources on the MIddle-East


The map shows the comparative strengths of LSE Library collections for Middle Eastern countries with the darkest blue denoting the highest concentration.

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  • Facing the Expected Deficit – Kuwait
    by Dr Hessah Al-Ojayan  On 27 January 2015, The Kuwaiti Finance Minister, Anas Al-Saleh, released to the press the official annual budget of the state of Kuwait for the year 2015/2016. Numbers indicate an expected deficit of KD 8.2 billion (US$27.5 billion). The Minister stated that the deficit is planned to be funded through either borrowing from the General Reserve […]
  • Middle Eastern Politics through the prism of IS: A brief assessment
    by Marianna Charountaki The Syrian crisis has altered local discourse and the foreign policy orientation of many of the regional state and non-state actors in the Middle Eastern region, not forgetting the powerful member states of the international community. This is illustrated by the explicit refusal of the European states as well as the US administration to become involved in […]