Lobo Institute regularly publishes editorials and policy papers through the Middle East Institute and other think tanks and media outlets. These publications cover the Middle East, special operations and irregular warfare, conflict resolutions, the issue of child soldiers among others.

All “Mixed” up: Understanding Mixed, Unstable and Unclear Ideology

By Ross Paton Why do people commit acts of terrorism? Ever since we began trying to understand this phenomenon, a ...

From Coup d’état to Coup d’état the Sudanese Generals Never-ending Bloody Rule

By J.D. Pitts “Who are the guys with machine guns riding in the backs of trucks?” I asked Abdulla, my ...

MEI: We need a new “Big Stick” policy for Iran

President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”1 Roosevelt used the image of ...

MEI: The future of CT operations in Iraq

As published by the Middle East Institute by Mick MulroyNon-Resident Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Yemen Steering Initiative The ...

How the War in Ukraine has changed the Wagner Group

For nearly a year, the Russian private military company (PMC) Wagner Group has played a crucial role in the war ...