Opinion

Changes in the religious establishment reveal a new direction for the Assad regime

On the fifteenth of November, Bashar al-Assad issued Legislative Decree No. 28 regarding amendments to the Council of Jurisprudence Scholars and the...

Damascus-Abu Dhabi Normalization: Motivations, Areas of Cooperation, Risks

Shortly after a phone call between Bashar al-Assad and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on October 20, 2021, United Arab Emirates...

The Post-2003 Iraqi Army: The Need for Solid Military Doctrine

Definitions of “military doctrine” vary according to schools of military thought, as well as the nature of the national security threats...

Is Sudan's crisis the result of power competition in Africa?

Sudan’s political crisis has entered a new phase with the recent military intervention. The long-standing differences between the political and...

Russia keeps the post of Syrian Chief of the General Staff

Almost four years ago, on January 1, 2018, the head of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad, issued Decree No. 1 of 2018, which stipulates a government...

Will the Arab world’s first female prime minister be a solution to the crisis in Tunisia?

Tunisian President Kais Saied took an important step towards overcoming the political crisis triggered by the decisions he took two months ago and...

How will the death of Grand Ayatollah Muhammed Saeed al-Hakim affect the Shiite world?

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Saeed Al-Hakim, one of the four major Shiite authorities in Iraq, died in Najaf at the age of 85 due to a heart...

Second Round of Turkish-Egyptian Exploratory Talks within the Framework of Regional Crises

The future of Turkish-Egyptian normalisation talks will be hitting a new milestone on 7-8 September as an Egyptian delegation, led by Deputy Foreign...