• Emirates of Crisis: Why is Morocco Blacklisted?

    POLICY BRIEF

    The recent foreign policy assertiveness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed to chaos and caused instability not only in the Middle East but also in the other regions of the world. Over the last years, the UAE have backed...

  • Algeria’s Position on the Skhirat Accord: A Disabled Solution

    OPINION

    Algeria has been presented as a regional mediator for a long time. The leaders in Algiers, military and civilians alike, are not worried only about the 615 miles that Algeria borders with Libya, but they are concerned about the long southern borders...

  • Al-Kadhimi Government in Iraq and Its Dynamics

    OPINION

    The government that was established by the long endeavors of Adil Abdulmahdi after the holding of general elections in Iraq in May 2018 came to an abrupt end with Adil Abdulmahdi's resignation on 30 November 2019 upon the ongoing demonstrations...

  • Digital Fight Against Covid-19 and The “New Normal” for Security Institutions

    ANALYSIS

    Beyond its medical aspects, the Covid-19 pandemic provides a suitable atmosphere for significant changes in terms of the international security agenda, the future of the international system, relations between the hegemon and potential challengers,...

  • Covid-19: Should Shift the Maghreb Union Out of Neutral Gear

    OPINION

    The way the Arab Maghreb Union states manage the public health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will shape the future of the region and will have socioeconomic and political implications. If the states are able to manage such an unexpected...

  • Security Factor in the Middle East in Russian-Egyptian Relations (2014-2018)

    POLICY BRIEF

    In recent years Russia’s policy in the Middle East has intensified, which is reflected in its direct participation in the resolution of regional conflicts, its willingness to take part in reform programs and large-scale economic projects...

  • The Vote of Confidence Test of Mustafa al-Kadhimi

    OPINION

    As a result of street demonstrations that started on the 1st of October 2019 in the northern provinces of Iraq, including primarily the capital city, Baghdad, Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi retired from office on the 29th of November 2019. The...

  • Gulf Countries after COVID-19: Social, Economic and Political Implications

    ANALYSIS

    As the world tries to overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Gulf countries of the Arabian Peninsula feel the pressure of the uncertainty that is unfolding. The main concern of these countries is the direction of the outbreak and...

  • Iran's New Strategy: Iraqi Ghost Militias?

    OPINION

    Three new unknown militia groups – Usbat Al-Thaereen, Ashab Al-Kahf and Qabdat Al-Hoda – have recently emerged and issued threats against the U.S. presence in Iraq. One of the three, Usbat al-Thaereen (League of Revolutionaries) attracts...

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Algeria’s Position on the Skhirat Accord: A Disabled Solution

Algeria has been presented as a regional mediator for a long time. The leaders in Algiers, military and civilians alike, are not worried only...

Al-Kadhimi Government in Iraq and Its Dynamics

The government that was established by the long endeavors of Adil Abdulmahdi after the holding of general elections in Iraq in May 2018 came to an...

Covid-19: Should Shift the Maghreb Union Out of Neutral Gear

The way the Arab Maghreb Union states manage the public health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will shape the future of the region and will...

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Emirates of Crisis: Why is Morocco Blacklisted?

The recent foreign policy assertiveness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed to chaos and caused instability not only in the Middle...

Security Factor in the Middle East in Russian-Egyptian Relations (2014-2018)

In recent years Russia’s policy in the Middle East has intensified, which is reflected in its direct participation in the resolution of...

COVID-19, International Security and the Possible Impacts of COVID-19 on the International System

The unprecedented rise of the concept of human security, which has gained even more significance especially through migration and refugees, will...

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Digital Fight Against Covid-19 and The “New Normal” for Security Institutions

Beyond its medical aspects, the Covid-19 pandemic provides a suitable atmosphere for significant changes in terms of the international security...

Gulf Countries after COVID-19: Social, Economic and Political Implications

As the world tries to overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Gulf countries of the Arabian Peninsula feel the pressure of the...

The World Economy and the Middle East under the Shadow of the Oil-Market War

The new coronavirus came to the agenda with 4 infected people who worked in a market selling seafood and live animals and also with others who...