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Fiscal Stimulus Packages amid COVID-19 Pandemic Not Promising in the Middle East and North Africa

The ways in which countries across the Middle East and North Africa are combating the economic backlash presented by coronavirus reveal much about the states of their economies and overall capacities to deal with the consequences of the pandemic.

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Why would Support for Democracy Decline in the Middle East and North Africa?

Democracy’s image has taken a beating in the Middle East and North Africa as insecurity and socioeconomic woes forced publics across the region to prioritize stability over participatory politics, thereby facilitating authoritarian backsliding.