Politics

A small victory, a greater defeat: Abiy Ahmed’s new term

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After a truly turbulent year, Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s 4th Prime Minister, was just sworn in for his second 5-year term. The...

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When Erdoğan speaks, (even) Russia listens

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In what could be characterized as a historical meeting, Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir...

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The new players of the Iranian foreign policy

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The replacement of Mohammad Javad Zarif as Iran’s foreign minister by Hossein Amir-Abdollahian can mean only one thing: Iranian foreign...

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South China Sea: A hurdle for the Chinese?

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After leaving Afghanistan, the US now has to settle another big challenge in the region; the tensions in the South China Sea are rising....

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Ebrahim Raisi: A New Page in Iran’s Political Book

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The results of the June 18th presidential elections suggested the continuation of the regime, the adoption of an evidently more hardline...

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Turkey’s Breakup with the West

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In ‘The Clash of Civilizations’, Samuel Huntington made an argument that has become solidified progressively over the past years. He...

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Inside Iran’s Electoral Chaos: What Comes Next After Rouhani?

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Iranian presidential elections are to take place in less than two weeks, and the electoral setting is still one of uncertainty, political...

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Mediating During Crisis: Is the UAE Prepared?

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UAE’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah as-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss about the progress of...

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Libya’s Interim Government: A New Chapter?

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In March, Libya’s new interim government was appointed, intending to replace both the warring Government of National Accord (GNA) based...

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Somalia: The Land of Political Crisis

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The African continent caught international attention once more, when Somalia’s President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed signed a contentious...

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