• Algeria’s New Libya Policy: Mediation and Precaution

    OPINION

    Since his election in December 2019, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been active on the thorny Libyan dossier. His action is based on regional and sub-regional security imperatives. The Algerian president, though, is pushing vehemently...

  • Where is Tunisia Heading?

    OPINION

    Last Wednesday evening Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Al-Fakhfakh presented his resignation to President Kaïs Saïed, who took office last winter after winning approval from lawmakers following four months of institutional impasse. Caretaker...

  • The GERD Conflict: Challenges to Egypt’s Water Security

    REPORT

    The phenomenon of conflict, within the international relations framework, has a set of intellectual theses that may contribute to the interpretation of the external behavior of states, within the priorities of national and international institutions...

  • Algeria-France Relations: National Security Imperatives

    OPINION

    Last week President Macron phoned his Algerian counterpart President Tebboune. Officially the relations between the two countries are timid. The purpose and result of the phone call was to end these unusual relations. Algeria-France’s...

  • UAE Presence in Yemen Undermines Legitimate Hadi Government

    OPINION

    The last few months have seen the exacerbating of military clashes between President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s legitimate government and the United Arab Emirates-supported separatist group, the Southern Transitional Council (STC), in Yemen....

  • What is the Use of Military Interventions in the MENA Region?

    OPINION

    * Mohammed Alragawi The recent developments in Libya show a huge loss for the warlord Khalifa Haftar, as the Government of National Accord (GNA) forces took the Watiya airbase, their biggest advance in a year, and hundreds of Russian mercenaries...

  • Emirates of Crisis: Why is Morocco Blacklisted?

    POLICY BRIEF

    The recent foreign policy assertiveness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed to chaos and caused instability not only in the Middle East but also in the other regions of the world. Over the last years, the UAE have backed...

  • Algeria’s Position on the Skhirat Accord: A Disabled Solution

    OPINION

    Algeria has been presented as a regional mediator for a long time. The leaders in Algiers, military and civilians alike, are not worried only about the 615 miles that Algeria borders with Libya, but they are concerned about the long southern borders...

  • Al-Kadhimi Government in Iraq and Its Dynamics

    OPINION

    The government that was established by the long endeavors of Adil Abdulmahdi after the holding of general elections in Iraq in May 2018 came to an abrupt end with Adil Abdulmahdi's resignation on 30 November 2019 upon the ongoing demonstrations...

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Algeria’s New Libya Policy: Mediation and Precaution

Since his election in December 2019, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been active on the thorny Libyan dossier. His action is based on...

Where is Tunisia Heading?

Last Wednesday evening Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Al-Fakhfakh presented his resignation to President Kaïs Saïed, who took office last...

Algeria-France Relations: National Security Imperatives

Last week President Macron phoned his Algerian counterpart President Tebboune. Officially the relations between the two countries are timid. The...

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Emirates of Crisis: Why is Morocco Blacklisted?

The recent foreign policy assertiveness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed to chaos and caused instability not only in the Middle...

Security Factor in the Middle East in Russian-Egyptian Relations (2014-2018)

In recent years Russia’s policy in the Middle East has intensified, which is reflected in its direct participation in the resolution of...

COVID-19, International Security and the Possible Impacts of COVID-19 on the International System

The unprecedented rise of the concept of human security, which has gained even more significance especially through migration and refugees, will...

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Digital Fight Against Covid-19 and The “New Normal” for Security Institutions

Beyond its medical aspects, the Covid-19 pandemic provides a suitable atmosphere for significant changes in terms of the international security...

Gulf Countries after COVID-19: Social, Economic and Political Implications

As the world tries to overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Gulf countries of the Arabian Peninsula feel the pressure of the...

The World Economy and the Middle East under the Shadow of the Oil-Market War

The new coronavirus came to the agenda with 4 infected people who worked in a market selling seafood and live animals and also with others who...