In the first round of the SALAM project, participants each submitted 2,000-word essays on the following subject:
On Friday April 14, 2023, participants met for an online round-table debate, under the guidance of the three SALAM expert associates. Each expert launched a section of the debate by framing one of the following polemic starting points for discussion:
- “The arms trade successfully ensures security in the MENA region”.
- “The arms trade is an efficient diplomatic tool to nudge partners in a preferred direction”.
- Does the arms trade have a role to play in building better future collaboration among Middle Eastern actors?
Published from May to June 2023.