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Marc Martorell Junyent

Marc Martorell Junyent


Marc Martorell Junyent is a graduate in International Relations, and holds an MA in Comparative and Middle East Politics and Society from the University of Tübingen (Germany). He has been published in the London School of Economics Middle East BlogMiddle East MonitorInside ArabiaResponsible Statecraft and Global Policy


Follow him on Twitter: @MarcMartorell3


Book Club: Sally Hayden's award-winning investigation 'My Fourth Time, We Drowned' exposes governmental negligence and criminal opportunism in the deteriorating European migration crisis, while offering hope in the face of despair.

29 November, 2023

Analysis: EU institutions and member states have been speaking with a cacophony of voices since the war began.

21 November, 2023

Book Club: Through a thorough analysis of Zionist leftist politics, Areej Sabbagh-Khoury's study juxtaposes history and memory to demonstrate how the Palestinian Nakba was not a singular catastrophe but rather a protracted process of confiscation.

18 October, 2023

In-depth: The police cooperation programme between Saudi Arabia and Germany has come under renewed scrutiny following the latest revelations concerning the mass killing of migrants at the Yemeni border.

19 September, 2023

Book Club: In Yemen In Crisis, Helen Lackner covers the recent history of Yemen and the current conflict in the country with special attention to the environmental crisis and shortcomings of humanitarian aid efforts. The New Arab talks to the author.

13 September, 2023

In-depth: The far-right Vox party faltered in snap elections, but Spanish politics is facing a deadlock and the possibility of another vote.

02 August, 2023

Book Club: Ali Mirsepassi's memoir is an account of the convulsed years leading up to the Iranian Revolution in 1979. Through Ali's testimony, we learn how jostling political contests ended up dividing a seemingly unified revolutionary movement.

02 August, 2023

Book Club: Israel's infrastructure of occupation has been exported worldwide. Experts in the 'architecture of control', Israel's military-industrial complex has used the destruction of the West Bank and Gaza as selling points for autocratic regimes.

21 June, 2023

Book Club: Azad Essa's Hostile Homelands puts India's relationship with Israel in a historical context, looking at the origins of Zionism and Hindutva; India's changing position on Palestine; and the countries' growing military-industrial relations.

26 April, 2023

Book Club: Over ten years have passed since the Arab Spring breathed life into ideas of popular reform. Little seems to have changed. Jamie Allinson's book 'The Age of Counter-Revolution' diagnoses how and why states were able to fight back.

22 February, 2023