11 Oct, 2021

TURKISH-EMIRATI RELATIONS IN IRAQ AFTER 2003: A CONTAINED COMPETITION?

Tamer Badawi | 11 October 2021

Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Gulf countries have been long collaborating and competing in Iraq since the US invasion of 2003. The United States (US) sought the support of regional allies to contribute to building the new political order as well as engage in economic reconstruction. Pre-war political and economic ties had helped Turkey and the UAE in establishing their influence in the country
TURKISH-EMIRATI RELATIONS IN IRAQ AFTER 2003: A CONTAINED COMPETITION?2021-10-15T15:32:18+03:00
25 Dec, 2020

Near in fear and far in aspiration: convergences and differences of the KSA-UAE alliance

Federico Donelli | 25 December 2020 | TR | AR

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are often portrayed by the media and analysts as a single regional power group. Although the alliance is not at stake, it has a much more complex nature than is most commonly represented. The two Gulf monarchies show different stances and preferences on a variety of regional issues
Near in fear and far in aspiration: convergences and differences of the KSA-UAE alliance2020-12-30T16:46:25+03:00
2 Oct, 2020

Weekly Wire (October 2, 2020)

Al Sharq Strategic Research | 02 October 2020

A special summit among the EU member countries kicked off in Brussels. During the summit, the growing tension in the Mediterranean, relations with Turkey, protests in Belarus, and problems concerning Nagorno-Karabagh, and economic cooperation with China will be discussed. The top discussion is expected to be on the relations with Turkey and rising tension in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Weekly Wire (October 2, 2020)2020-10-05T16:46:31+03:00
30 Sep, 2020

Israel-Arab Normalization: Reverting Legacies and Shifting Realities

Fatih Şemsettin Işık | 30 September 2020

The process of publicizing the clandestine relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) together with Bahrain reached its climax at a White House ceremony last week. With all controversies around the nature [...]

Israel-Arab Normalization: Reverting Legacies and Shifting Realities2020-09-30T14:12:18+03:00
28 Aug, 2020

Egypt Must Accept Sharing the Nile with Ethiopia and Eight Other African States

Thembisa Fakude | 28 August 2020

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Ethiopia continues to create political tensions between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia.  The GERD is a $4 billion hydroelectric project on the Blue Nile in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia about 15 km east of the border from Sudan (1).  The construction of the dam started in 2011. 
Egypt Must Accept Sharing the Nile with Ethiopia and Eight Other African States2020-09-01T14:24:15+03:00
5 Jul, 2020

What Drives the Foreign Policy Alignment between France and the United Arab Emirates?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey | 05 July 2020

In a press conference on June 22nd, French President Emmanuel Macron denounced Turkey’s role in supporting the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in the conflict in Libya. He also criticised Russia’s growing entrenchment. [...]

What Drives the Foreign Policy Alignment between France and the United Arab Emirates?2020-08-09T14:33:20+03:00
28 Apr, 2020

The Transformation of India’s Middle East Relations Under the Bhartiya Janta Party’s Rule  

Omair Anas | 28 April 2020 | TR

India’s foreign relations policy under the current prime minister Narendra Modi was initially seen as a continuation of the previous governments position
The Transformation of India’s Middle East Relations Under the Bhartiya Janta Party’s Rule  2020-08-17T13:40:21+03:00
5 Apr, 2020

The pandemic is likely to have positive and negative impacts on Iran’s regional influence

Tamer Badawi | 05 April 2020 | TR | AR

Iran has become a regional epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with a myriad of impacts on the country and the region. The pandemic has drawn attention to the Iranian government’s handling of the health crisis [...]

The pandemic is likely to have positive and negative impacts on Iran’s regional influence2020-12-31T13:11:34+03:00
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