Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

By Manishankar Prasad Migration Governance is back on the research agenda as refugee theatres in Africa, Maghreb, Mediterranean and South East Asia are simmering if not raging. The multilateral institutional activity with IOM, UN, WHO and the Marakkesh Declaration is encouraging with increased focus. The migration trends in the Khaleej are changing with African low … Continue reading Diasporic Support Networks: How Migrant Communities thrive on Support Structures

Israel-Palestine Region: Int Brief

Time Period: [30 Nov'18-14 Dec'18] Current Situation: Reports indicate that Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah leader Mohammad Abbas intends to force sanctions on Gaza to coerce Hamas cede the governance of the strip to PA. Iran backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement leader Ziad Al-Nakhaleh, called for reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas … Continue reading Israel-Palestine Region: Int Brief

The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade

    A SHY AND MATURE STATE IN THE GCC Of all the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, the Sultanate of Oman has remained by far the least visible in the international domain. Despite shared economic and political features, including an oil-based economy and monarchic rule, Oman has shied away from the infrastructural, political, … Continue reading The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade