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Hafed Al-Ghwell

Hafed Al-Ghwell

Hafed Al-Ghwell is a non-resident senior fellow with the Foreign Policy Institute at the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He is also senior adviser at the international economic consultancy Maxwell Stamp and at the geopolitical risk advisory firm Oxford Analytica. Twitter: @HafedAlGhwell

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Climate change: Time for Middle East to seize the day

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Libya-Israel fiasco highlights Washington’s misguided approach

28 Jul 2023

A planet on fire: COP28 must be a launchpad for real action on climate change

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We are failing the world and the poorest are paying the highest price

28 Aug 2022

Iraq gets deeper and deeper into a political quagmire

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Iraq stares into the void as public frustration grows

22 May 2022

Arab world’s top climate priority must be water security

08 May 2022

The harsh realities facing Lebanon as it approaches a moment of truth

17 Apr 2022

There is a danger of the Arab region becoming an unlivable zone

03 Apr 2022

The prospects for elections in Libya remain slim to none

10 Oct 2021

How organized crime bleeds the Middle East dry

03 Oct 2021

Cancer of corruption is destroying Lebanon’s soul

12 Sep 2021

Iran takes a leaf from the Taliban playbook

05 Sep 2021

Why the Middle East no longer trusts America

10 Jan 2021

There’s no great rush for a JCPOA 2

20 Sep 2020

A veteran steps out of the shadows in Japan

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A vital commodity: How data became the new oil

26 Apr 2020

Kim, dead or alive? Why that’s the wrong question

16 Feb 2020

A launch failure and a sign of troubles to come

02 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: What the Middle East can do to stay safe

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Migrants will always be with us — and so they should

01 Dec 2019

Time is running out to save Lebanon from disaster

10 Nov 2019

Europe, Turkey and a ticking time bomb

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