Opinion

Al-Kadhimi’s Quest for Balance in Foreign Policy

After the military presence of the terrorist group ISIS in Iraq was eradicated, some foreign policy openings were developed in the country in order...

Algeria: Political Anxiety and Youth Mobility

On Feb. 22, 2019, millions of youth took to the largest cities’ streets across Algeria. They gathered together to denounce the fifth-term...

Tunisia: Battle of Ideas between Animosity and Polity

Tunisia’s political scene is witnessing a revolution that neither the deep state nor the secular intelligentsia saw coming. The al-Nahdha party...

How much threat do the Iran-backed militias in Syria pose to Turkey?

The strongest reaction to Turkey giving signals of an operation against PKK elements in Sinjar and its surroundings came from the Iran-backed...

Structural Transformation Pressures Intensify Intra-Gulf Economic Competition

It has long been argued that the model of the economy, politics, security, and foreign policy built by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member...

The Turkish-Egyptian Rapprochement: Prospects for the Future

Following the release of numerous statements in the last couple of weeks by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Turkey’s P...

The Syrian Regime is on Trial: The Koblenz Court Process

It has been a decade since the protests in Syria began. During this period, more than half a million Syrians lost their lives, many more were...

The Pope’s Visit to Iraq and Turkmens

The historical visit by Pope Francis to Iraq that started on March 5, 2021 covered five governorates of Iraq, Baghdad, Najaf, Dhi Qar, Mosul and...