28 Oct, 2020

The Transformation Struggle of the PYD: Localization Tendency as a Method of Gaining Legitimacy?

Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 28 October 2020 | TR

The Democratic Union Party (PYD) has emerged as one of the biggest beneficiaries in the Syrian war, triggered by the Arab Spring. Since its inception in 2003 until 2011, the party had not found the chance of being a significant actor in the Syrian political theatre. However, the Syrian war eruption and the rise of ISIS opened a new chapter for the PYD and its military wing, the People’s Protection Units (YPG).
The Transformation Struggle of the PYD: Localization Tendency as a Method of Gaining Legitimacy?2020-11-19T12:24:16+03:00
19 Oct, 2020

The Impact of the Normalisation of Relations with Israel on the Gulf Cooperation Council 

Thembisa Fakude | 19 October 2020

The recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to normalise relation with Israel did not come as a surprise. It has been expected for a long time by observers of the [...]

The Impact of the Normalisation of Relations with Israel on the Gulf Cooperation Council 2020-10-19T16:42:47+03:00
6 Oct, 2020

DRIFT INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHY IS THE SITUATION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN FLARING UP?

Khaled Fouad | 06 October 2020 | TR | AR

The huge natural gas discoveries in the past years in the Eastern Mediterranean have added a new dimension to the highly tense region, making it similar, in terms of geopolitical conditions, to other strategic regions rich in oil and gas
DRIFT INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHY IS THE SITUATION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN FLARING UP?2020-11-06T16:25:25+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
10 Sep, 2020

How COVID-19 Affects Complex Conflicts: War and Postwar Implications in Yemen

Mohammed Sinan Siyech | 10 September 2020

The civil war in Yemen has now been raging for a full five years with the complicated, multi actor conflict taking place across multiple geographical regions of the nation
How COVID-19 Affects Complex Conflicts: War and Postwar Implications in Yemen2020-11-06T16:26:45+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
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