The global energy map irreversibly changed with the Russian invasion of Ukraine as the European Union scrambled to find alternative sources to substitute Russian gas.
Yemen has been lead to the dire situation it faces today due to the conflict of local and regional powers which have sought to control strategic areas in Yemen, thereby dismantling the country’s territorial integrity
This research elucidates characteristics of Qatar’s mediation diplomacy, one of the basic pillars by which the small state gains greater influence in regional and world politics. Qatar’s brokerage before the Arab Spring was largely successful and helped it obtain new friends and become known as a reliable partner by conflicting parties
The Reconfiguration of Power Dynamics in the Wider Eastern Africa: Trends and Challenges Shaping the RegionTiziana Corda | 17 March 2022
The wider Eastern Africa region, whose lands stretch from the Red Sea Basin to the Great Lakes area passing through the Horn, is a dynamic, complex, and evolving political space, rife with violent conflicts and humanitarian crises, but also opportunities piquing the interest of many extra-regional powers
With the signing of the Strategic Partnership Agreement in 2008, Turkey became the first non-Gulf country to engage with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) through a strategic dialogue mechanism
India’s foreign policy initiatives and strategy in North Africa has so far remained an under-researched topic. This paper maps out India’s engagement with the five North African nations: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria
Egyptian-Turkish relations have been dominated by regional tension and competition over the past years. These tense relations have been critical for the entire region given the considerable regional weight of both countries. Hence, the tension in their bilateral relations has affected overall regional stability, especially in cases that affect both countries’ interests
The 25th of July has become a highly symbolic date in Tunisia, not only as the anniversary of the first republic’s proclamation in 1957, but also as a date marked by key events throughout the Tunisian transition. The recent exceptional measures announced by President Kais Saied on that date, however, did not come as a surprise, but rather constitute the culmination of the protracted and multifaceted crisis that has affected Tunisia for the last several years
Cyber insecurity is a multifaceted problem, and one further complicated by the political divides in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This paper tackles two questions: first, what are the main sources of cyber insecurity in the region?
As Arabs mark the tenth anniversary of their uprisings, scholars find endless interpretations of how to read them. Transitologists are yet to find their Godot – Arab Spring “democracy”. Ten years have been fraught with more counter-revolution than revolution? And of more authoritarian rule than democracy?