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Contemporary Review of the Middle East

eISSN: 23490055 | ISSN: 23477989 | Current volume: 11 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Quarterly

The Contemporary Review of the Middle East (CRME) is a quarterly journal that was launched in 2014 by the Middle East Institute (MEI), New Delhi. It is a flagship publication of the MEI established virtually in October 2009 to promote research and informed debate on the regions in India. Within a short span, the journal has been able to make a mark through credible and original research works. CRME enjoys the endorsement of the established Middle Eastern scholars who have chosen to publish their original research in the journal.

The contents of the journal are as follows:
• Six-eight research articles
• Four-six book reviews
• Oral history segment
• Election Watch that assesses one of the recent elections in the region
• Special Issues devoted to specific themes or conference papers.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Contemporary Review of the Middle East is a peer-reviewed journal from the Middle East Institute (MEI), New Delhi. It publishes original research articles, election watch, oral history, book reviews, and review articles that examine various contemporary Middle Eastern developments pertaining to politics, security, economy, arts, and culture. The journal primarily targets universities, research institutions, and think tanks, and is relevant for policy and risk analysis organizations. Though MEI is based in India, the journal is not India-centric and publishes advance cutting-edge research on the Middle East from a global perspective. The journal’s primary focus is contemporary developments, but it is open to persuasive contributions on the region’s diplomatic and international histories that have a bearing on the present.

Founding Editor
P R Kumaraswamy (2014-2023) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Middle East Institute, New Delhi
Md. Muddassir Quamar Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Book Review and Oral History Editor
Sameena Hameed Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Editorial Adisory Board
Faisal O Al-Rfouh University of Jordan, Jordan
Jon B. Alterman Center for Strategic and International Studies, United States
Hayat Alvi United States Naval War College, Unites States
C Uday Bhaskar Society for Policy Studies, India
Michael B Bishku Augusta University, United States
Naomi Chazan Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Gulshan Dietl Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Joanna Dyduch Jagiellonian University, Poland
Sean Foley Middle Tennessee State University, United States
Robert O Freedman John Hopkins University, United States
Jonathan Fulton Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Efraim Inbar The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, Israel
Joseph A. Kéchichian King Faisal Center for Research & Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia
Csaba Nikolenyi Concordia University, Canada
Santishree D Pandit Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
Girijesh Pant Symbiosis School of International Studies, India
A K Ramakrishnan Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Yitzhak Shichor Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Sanjay Singh Indian Foreign Service (retd.)
Hussein Solomon Professor, Political Science, University of Free State, South Africa
Koichiro Tanaka Keio University, Japan
Samina Yasmeen University of Western Australia, Australia
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