Political and media consulting services for the Middle East

About Focal Point

Focal Point is a political and media consultancy specialised in Middle Eastern affairs and relations between regional actors, the United States and Europe.

Commentary digest

As part of Focal Point's media programme, we follow a wide range of think-tanks, newspapers and columnists for you, selecting the most insightful articles for our commentary digest.
To receive the latest insight and commentary on the issues we cover, you can receive our commentary digest by email.

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Focal Point Consulting

Introducing Focal Point Consulting

ocal Point provides analysis and consulting on key issues in the Middle East
Focal Point is a political and media consultancy specialised in Middle Eastern affairs, relations between regional actors, the United States and Europe.

Focal Point provides analysis and consulting on key issues in the Middle East


Current areas of focus include development, human rights, Islam and democracy, the Gulf and energy issues, Israel/Palestine, Lebanon and Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Visit our Focal Points for information and analysis by area.

Our services are available to international organisations, NGOs and businesses, as well as governments and private individuals. With a strong grounding on the field, we offer analysis and consulting services that do not hesitate to question established consensus and assumptions, providing real insight into political, social, economic and security issues. We maintain broad contacts with local and international actors in the areas of government, civil society, academia and journalism.

In the column to the right you will find a selection of recent commentary on Middle Eastern issues, selected from newspapers and research centers for its relevance and insight. For an overview of recent commentary by theme or area go to our Focal Points.

Insight & Commentary


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