In this latest instalment of the International Affairs Podcast, guests discuss the contents of the July issue.

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In this latest instalment of the International Affairs podcast, two of the guest-editors discuss the contents of the July issue. Raffaella Del Sarto assesses the durability of borders in the Middle East and North Africa since the Arab Spring. Louise Fawcett argues that the Middle East state system is likely to continue despite ongoing domestic turmoil. Krisztina Csortea then picks her highlights from the book reviews section.

Read Raffaella Del Sarto's article, 'Contentious borders in the Middle East and North Africa: concepts and contexts'

Read Louise Fawcett's article, 'States and sovereignty in the Middle East: myths and realities'.