Analytics

A reverse side of struggle against ISIS in Central Asia

Published: 20-07-2017, 11:55

How did members of opposition emerge as jihadist? Often, the authorities of the Central Asian states fight against supporters of the so-called "Islamic states" by using the actions of their political...

On the road to reform Lebanon (Part One)

Published: 22-08-2017, 09:50

A majority of Lebanese seems to share disappointment with traditional political parties and are longing for change and reform as demonstrated in recent years. Nevertheless, the prospects remain dim...

Turkey-Israel common interests in the Middle East

Published: 18-08-2017, 11:20

The Republic of Turkey and the State of Israel have a number of conflicting interests in the Middle East. This article, however, will review their common interests in the region. Counterterrorism or...

The defence industrial policy of the UAE: the role of imports through offset agreements

Published: 3-08-2017, 15:50

Introduction: The UAE pursues aggressive defence industrialization through imports with offset agreements As a natural consequence of the government’s ambitions to affirm its rising regional...

Interviews

Ethiopia-Eritrea relations: present state

  Ethiopia and Eritrea have been maintaining uneasy relations for decades. The border dispute between the countries has not been solved yet, despite the attempts on border demarcation. The...

Donald Trump in Poland: a tactical gesture or an announcement of a change of strategy?

Quite unexpectedly, U.S. President Trump chose Poland for his first official visit to Europe, boosting the Polish authorities' self-esteem and triggering talks about the resuscitation of Washington's...

Syrian civil war: view from Lebanon

Published: 1-07-2017, 10:55

Lebanon, a small country with incredibly diverse population, had been long influenced heavily by the neighbouring Syria. With the advent of the Syrian civil war the regional balance of forces changed...

Essays

In which ways could the Copenhagen School’s analysis of security be critiqued by alternative proponents of a new security paradigm?

Abstract  Copenhagen School, as a part of critical security studies, developed in response to the traditional analysis of security. The School argued that issues are securitized, and become...

Checks and Balances in U.S., UK and France from comparative perspective

Introduction  The concept of “checks and balances” is a system of separation of power by ensuring that each branch of government such as legislative, executive and judiciary would...

21st Century Ethiopian politics should be reoriented toward national reconciliation and a homegrown ideology

Published: 7-07-2017, 10:15

This article intends to address the current complex and complicated Ethiopian politics in Ethiopia and the Diaspora by way of infusing theoretical explanations and furnishing some ideological tenets...

Videos

Facebook page