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Democracy At Stake Trump s Vociferous Support for Sisi
Democracy At Stake: Trump’s Vociferous Support for Sisi

During the press conference when it was asked whether Sisi should remain as president until 2034, Trump confidently said:...

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations
Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations

The U.S. and Turkey can and most likely will work through specific policy issues but the current uncertainties can...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East
The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East

The Helsinki summit between presidents Trump and Putin reaffirmed that Russia, not the United States, is the top dog in...

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Macron Tries to Nudge Trump on Syria Policy
Macron Tries to Nudge Trump on Syria Policy

President Macron might have convinced Trump to reconsider pulling U.S. troops out of Syria “too soon” but the central...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

US Strikes do not Deliver a Syria Policy
US Strikes do not Deliver a Syria Policy

President Trump has also given the message that he wants a U.S. pullout of Syria. Multiple priorities and conflicting...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Rise of Mohammad bin Salman and the Dynamism in
The Rise of Mohammad bin Salman and the Dynamism in Saudi Foreign Policy

It is obvious that Mohammad bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia will continue to become an active and interventionist regional...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pentagon dismisses Trump's quot rumours quot of an exit from
Pentagon dismisses Trump's "rumours" of an exit from Syria

While President Trump’s remarks have been contradictory, it seems the military leaders with experience in the failures of...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Does Pentagon s 2019 Budget Deny Trump s Latest Syria
Does Pentagon’s 2019 Budget Deny Trump’s Latest Syria Statement?

The Pentagon’s agenda for Syria lacks strategic guidance and it is short-sighted and single-minded as it prioritizes the...

Monday, April 9, 2018

What does US Withdrawal from Syria Mean for Turkey
What does US Withdrawal from Syria Mean for Turkey?

The recent announcement of President Trump to withdraw American troops from Syria has not only further complicated the...

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Turkey and the Middle East's emerging geopolitical void
Turkey and the Middle East's emerging geopolitical void

A new way of Arab nationalism based on more radical sectarian discourses is currently being promoted by Mohammed bin...

Monday, March 26, 2018

As the Trump administration comes together
As the Trump administration comes together…

There are two possible scenarios: Either Pompeo can end the newly-started compromise on the YPG by supporting the U.S....

Monday, March 19, 2018

Trump's trade wars threaten global stability
Trump's trade wars threaten global stability

The Trump administration formally paved the way for potential global trade wars by imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel...

Sunday, March 11, 2018

The meeting between Trump and 'Rocket Man'
The meeting between Trump and 'Rocket Man'

The domestic politics in U.S., regime insecurity in Pyongyang, the leadership styles of Kim and Trump and the role of...

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Neo-Protectionism and Trade Wars
Neo-Protectionism and Trade Wars

Approaches such as liberalism, mercantilism or protectionism should not be viewed from an ideological perspective but...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

World outraged by Trump s Jerusalem decision
World outraged by Trump’s Jerusalem decision

On his trip to Brussels on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister was reminded by the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Becoming a lone superpower
Becoming a lone superpower

Foreign policy makers at the White House have damaged the U.S.'s reputation around the world, making the once leading...

Monday, December 11, 2017

Headlines from Trump's Asia trip
Headlines from Trump's Asia trip

Due to the presence of many factors it becomes hard to understand the U.S.'s plans in Asia, and after Trump's visit, his...

Monday, November 13, 2017

Adjusting rhetoric to realities of global balances
Adjusting rhetoric to realities of global balances

The positive atmosphere of Trump's visit to China may not help the U.S. re-engage the realities of the global system, but...

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Hope for expected diplomatic engagement on Trump's Asia trip
Hope for expected diplomatic engagement on Trump's Asia trip

Trump's visit to five countries in Asia is a good opportunity for the U.S. to restore diplomatic ties with regional...

Saturday, November 4, 2017

A comeback for moderate Islam in the Middle East
A comeback for moderate Islam in the Middle East?

The reappearance of discourse on ‘moderate Islam', possibly with on the U.S. administration's request, cannot be a...

Saturday, October 28, 2017

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