Agenda

Can Ethiopia-Somaliland Deal Spell Disaster for East Africa

Tensions around the Horn of Africa are rising since landlocked Ethiopia signed a preliminary agreement with Somaliland on January 1 to gain access to...

COP28 Resolution a Pivotal Moment for Decisive Action

The resolution of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP28, calls for a shift away...

Iraq May Become Destabilized After Provincial Council Elections

The provincial council elections, which were held across Iraq in 2013 and in Kirkuk in 2005, were held with a delay on December 18, 2023. The Iraqi...

Iran's Strategy in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait and Houthi Attacks

Maritime security in the Bab el Mandeb Strait, the so-called "Gate of Tears" that connects the Gulf of Aden and the Sea of Oman to the...

The Horn of Africa at a Crossroads: Making Sense of the Somalia-Ethiopian Tensions

On January 1st, in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ethiopia and the separatist region of...

Humanity Between Ceasefires and Pauses

On December 12, 2023, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution concerning the protection of civilians and the adherence to legal and humanitarian...

Evolution Of Gulf-Israel Relations: Analysis Of Historical Trends, Regional Implications And Possibilities

In the aftermath of the events on 7 October, a significant shift was observed in the relations between Gulf countries and Israel, prompted by...

Algeria’s and Türkiye’s Relations with the State of Palestine

Chronologically, Algeria put the Palestinian cause in front of its foreign policy principles, supporting people’s right to self-determination....