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University of Ottawa
European Union Foreign Policy, Middle East politics, Arab Israeli conflict, Western policy towards the Middle East, antiquities looting, terrorism financing
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About Me

Conflict Resolution and Security Studies

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The European Union, foreign policy

Transatlantic Relations in the field of security and defense

Western policies towards the Middle East

Trafficking of looted antiquities from conflict zones in the Middle East

Terrorism financing through looted antiquities


Recent Publications

2015 Musu, C., ‘European Union Policy towards the Arab-Israeli Peace Process. The Quicksands of Politics.’ Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, Palgrave Macmillan, 288 pp. Second edition. Paperback.

2015 “Canada and the Middle East. The foreign policy of a middle power” in Michael Hawes and Christopher Kirkey (eds.), Canadian Foreign Policy in a Unipolar World, Oxford University Press.
2012: Musu, C.: ‘Canada and the MENA Region: The Foreign Policy of a Middle Power’, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, Routledge, Vol. 18, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 30–40

2012: Musu, C.: ‘Europe, the Southern Neighbourhood and the Middle East. Struggling for coherence’, in ‘The Routledge Handbook of European Security’, by Sven Biscop & Richard Whitman (eds.) Routledge.

2010: Musu, C., ‘European Security and the Middle East Peace Process: An Unavoidable Entanglement?’ in Frederic Merand (ed.) ‘European Security since the Fall of the Berlin Wall ’, European Union
Series – University of Toronto Press.

2010 Musu, C., ‘The Middle East Quartet: A New Role for Europe?’ in Daniel Möckli and Victor Mauer
(eds.): ‘A Strained Partnership: European-American Relations and the Middle East from Suez to
Iraq’, Routledge.

Media Coverage

Frequent commentator on Middle East affairs in the Canadian media:

• CBC: Television and Radio
• Radio Canada: Television and Radio
• CPAC: Television
• CTV: Television
• Global: Television
• National Post: newspaper
• Ottawa Citizen: newspaper
• Embassy Magazine
• Postmedia News: News Agency

Country Focus
European Union, Canada, Israel

Research Areas

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