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Jonathan Fenton-Harvey


Jonathan Fenton-Harvey is a journalist and researcher who focuses on conflict, geopolitics and humanitarian issues in the Middle East and North Africa.

Analysis: Macron views Sisi's human rights violations as a minor inconvenience to France's strategic objectives in the region.

11 December, 2020

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

01 December, 2020

Analysis: With Western powers sidelined, Russia and Turkey have emerged as dominant powerbrokers in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

19 November, 2020

Biden has vowed to drastically change America's relationship with Middle Eastern autocracies, so what can the leaders of Egypt, the Gulf and annexation-poised Israel expect?

05 November, 2020

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross contradiction, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

13 October, 2020

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

06 October, 2020

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

23 September, 2020

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a counter-revolutionary force, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

14 September, 2020

Hopes of acquiring greater influence in the Eastern Mediterranean are driving competition to gain control of Beirut's port.

01 September, 2020

The ceasefire agreement was a rare moment of promise in a chaotic war characterised by foreign interference. But will it succeed?

26 August, 2020