State and Non-State Alliances in the Middle East

Proxy relationships between non-state challengers and their external state patrons in the Middle East are a factor that can weaken regional stability as non-state proxies become both a tool and a decisive factor in shaping inter-state competition between regional powers. As a result, non-state actors with regional influence must increasingly be factored into policy decisions in military, diplomatic and legal terms.
Keywords: Middle East, Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood, Kurds, non-state actors, alliances, proxy wars

Autori: 
Dati bibliografici: 
p. 36-47
Numero: 
52/3
ISBN/ISSN/DOI: 
10.1080/03932729.2017.1347250
Data pubblicazione: 
02/09/2017

Area di ricerca

Tag