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George Joffé

Position: Professorial Fellow

George Joffé was Deputy Director and Director of Studies at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) between 1997 and 2000. He is now visiting professor at Kings College, London University and is attached to the Centre of International Studies in Cambridge University. He teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in both universities. As well as being an Associate Fellow of the Middle East & North Africa Programme at the Royal United Services Institute, he is also a member of the Instituto de Estudos Estratégicos e Internacionais in Lisbon where he manages the EuroMeSCo network of strategic studies institutes in Europe and the Mediterranean basin on behalf of the European Union, as part of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. His research interests include trans-national risk in the Mediterranean, legal systems and migrant communities and Euro-American relations.


RUSI articles and analysis by this author

Joffe_A Troubled Future Libya and North Africa: A Troubled Future? 23 Nov 2011
Following the fall of the Qadhafi regime, North African states are considering the regional implications and reassessing their own relationships with the nascent Libyan state.

Libya Protest A protracted endgame in Libya? 13 Jul 2011
NATO's engagement in Libya moves into its fourth month with the prospect of success looking more realistic. Such an achievement would be a long-time coming, and total success will not be assured.

Libyan Rebel The End of Autocracy? The Seeds of Libya's Civil War 2 Jun 2011
Libya has been ruled for decades as an unrelenting autocracy. What does this mean for the current civil war?

Libya Protest Why Libya Is Not Immune To Revolution 24 Feb 2011
The causes of dissent in Libya are diverse - as are the factions which may end up jockeying for power. But the fact that they have emerged at all is perhaps the most surprising aspect of the uprising thus far.

Egypt Protester Egypt - Who Wins? 7 Feb 2011
The Egyptian regime seems to be attempting to divide its opposition in order ensure that Vice-President Omar Suleiman should succeed in confirming his position as the future President of Egypt.

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