Casper Wuite is a former Research Associate at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. Between 2011 and 2014, he was based in Egypt as a political analyst for the European Union, the Carter Center, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has written on regional political developments for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and is the co-author of “The Arab Uprisings: An Introduction.” Wuite holds a MSc degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
European companies driven out of Iran
The US decision to re-impose nuclear sanctions on Iran has significant implications for European businesses.
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The EU shouldn’t strike a Turkey-style deal with Libya
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