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Baker Briefing: The US-Israel Relationship, 75 Years In
It has been 75 years since the passage of United Nations Resolution 181, which called for the partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. In this episode, scholar Walter Russell Mead offers observations on the past, present and future of the U.S.-Israeli relationship. These remarks were delivered as the closing session at the Israel at 75 conference hosted by the Baker Institute on April 27, 2023. 
David M. Satterfield May 10, 2023
Gender and Migration in Egypt: Searching for the Independent Migrant Woman’s Voice
This policy brief draws attention to the limited representation of independent Egyptian migrant women and discusses the likely factors behind the absence of women’s voices in the field. It also highlights the positive impacts that can stem from Egyptian women’s migration, including higher remittance flows and the empowerment of women in Egyptian society.
Adam Eddouss March 22, 2023
Agricultural workers
Intersecting Vulnerabilities: Syrian Refugee Women and Turkey’s Agricultural Workforce
Female Syrian refugees are a vital part of Turkey's agricultural workforce, yet patriarchal and capitalist forces have intensified their gendered subordination. This brief — part of a series from the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East — explores ways to improve their status.
Saniye Dedeoğlu March 17, 2023
Wedding ring
Marriage as a Durable Solution? How Syrian Refugee Women Use Marriage for Self-resettlement
The phenomena of Syrian refugee women marrying Egyptian men whom they barely know soon after their arrival has drawn the attention of media and advocacy groups. Such marriages are often facilitated through marriage brokers, social media, and religious groups. In contrast to existing narratives that view this type of marriage as exploitative, the author demonstrates how the concept of “marriage for refuge” offers a better lens through which to analyze the relationship between forced migration and marriage.
Dina Taha March 16, 2023