The Transformation Of The Levant Region: Security-Related Changes In A Turbulent Region

Melanie Carina Schmoll


The Levant region is undergoing currently a period of transformation. Since 2010 a bench of developments applied pressure to the actors of the so called sub-Regional Security Complex Levant (Buzan / Waever 2003). The former intensity of the interdependences on the security level is in the process of being dissolved. Internal and external transformation occur and will lead to a fragmentation of the region. After the dissolution of the essential structure of the sub- Regional Security Complex the Levant will end in a unstructured security region with unexpected and devastating results for the region.

Full Text:



  • There are currently no refbacks.

JMSS is a publication of the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary.

JMSS gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Social Science and Humanities Research Council.