31 Dec, 2020

What Does 2021 Hold for the Political Outlook in the MENA Region?

Al Sharq Strategic Research | 31 December 2020

2020 has been a very eventful year for the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The dramatic pace of events that occurred throughout the year has brought more uncertainty to the already volatile region. This year experienced the shocking assassination of Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad in the early days of the year as well as the Libyan Crisis
What Does 2021 Hold for the Political Outlook in the MENA Region?2021-01-06T17:16:31+03:00
23 Nov, 2020

Biden Administration’s policies towards the Middle East: A Paradigm Shift?

Al Sharq Strategic Research | 23 November 2020 | TR | AR


For four years, the Trump administration’s policies towards the Middle East and North Africa region has brought more uncertainty and instability to an already unstable region. Approaching the highly complicated regional disputes within the narrow lens of arms deals or appeasing ultra-conservative political bases has had serious consequences. They have messed with the international principles of solving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, created an unprecedented record of human rights violations and political repression, and saw the flaring up of the regional armed confrontations, to mention but few.
Biden Administration’s policies towards the Middle East: A Paradigm Shift?2020-12-07T14:50:43+03:00
1 Sep, 2020

The Eastern Mediterranean: A Severe Conflict Scene for Geopolitical Rivalry

Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 01 September 2020 | TR | AR

The emerging security and energy equation in the Eastern Mediterranean has been increasingly becoming a decisive dynamic for the MENA region. The growing disputes and competition over maritime zone boundaries due to the lucrative [...]

The Eastern Mediterranean: A Severe Conflict Scene for Geopolitical Rivalry2020-11-06T16:26:38+03:00
5 Apr, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic And Its Possible Repercussions On MENA Regional Politics

Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 05 April 2020 | TR | AR

The emergence and rapid spread of the coronavirus on a global scale will have long-lasting effects on both global political and economic dynamics in the coming months
The COVID-19 Pandemic And Its Possible Repercussions On MENA Regional Politics2020-12-31T13:02:11+03:00
16 Jan, 2020

The Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and its Implications for Regional Politics

Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 16 January 2020 | TR | AR

The pace of recent events in Iran and Iraq has been perplexing to both regional and international political actors. Both countries have been suffering waves of protests for months.
The Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and its Implications for Regional Politics2020-08-31T16:33:16+03:00
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