The Demise of the Turkish Democratic Model
Erdogan’s rule of Turkey, which extends to August 2019 is paving the way to the end of the once praised Turkish model.
The New French President's Orientations
A Perspective from the Gulf
The GCC interactions have become a recurrent phenomenon addressed in presidential elections, and the French election is no exception.
Mapping the Political Parties in the Algerian Legislative Elections
The Algerian legislative elections, taking place on Thursday May 4, demonstrate that the country is moving towards a greater democracy.
New Actors Old Tricks
Implications of the French Presidential Elections
The 2017 French presidential election marks a shift in the history of the country that will affect EU, NATO and foreign policy.
Implications and Fall out of the Turkish Referendum
The outcome of the referendum on constitutional amendments in Turkey has a set implications on its internal and external affairs.
Dimensions of the Turkish Role
Reasons Behind Turkey‘s Military Base in Somalia
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced recently that Turkey plans to open its largest military base outside its borders in Somalia.
More Openness or Isolation?
Visas have become a tool of states' foreign policy through which their goals and interests can be implemented.
Why is there a Prevalence of Misleading Analyses Today?
The prevalence of misleading analyses or news can be attributed to a variety of factors.
Russia’s Middle East Strategy during Trump’s Administration
What are the possible strategies Russia can adopt in the region in light of Trump assuming office.
Dimensions and Motives of Jordan's Role in Libyan Crisis
Jordan has taken an interest in Libya, serving an important role in the crisis.
The rise of Europe’s right and its impacts on European Middle East policy
The rise of right-wing in Europe raises several questions about the transformation in the European foreign policy.
Top 10 governing concepts of world interactions in 2017
An overview of concepts that will most likely shape global interactions in 2017.
Bouteflika’s succession dilemma and scenarios of change in Algeria
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s illness has shrouded the Algerian political landscape in uncertainty over who will succeed him.
Return of the Opposition
What the Elections in Kuwait Mean
The recent elections were held after five years of widespread popular protests that started at the end of 2011...
Saudi Arabia’s uncertainty and points of leverage post US elections
Uncertainty is a key reason why Saudis are concerned about difficulties in dealing with President-elect Trump.
From revolutions to Trump, why experts got their predictions so wrong
The difficulty of predicting political developments is partly due to the exceptional political changes witnessed across the globe.
Will the elected president moderate his policies after his election win?
Donald Trump’s speech, after his victory in the US presidential elections, revealed slight changes to the rhetoric used...
The GOP’s dilemma
Will Trump's scandals affect the race for Congress?
Donald Trump faced a severe blow when the Washington Post published a 2005 recording of him making lewd remarks about women.
Limits of Continuity
Contradictory US Calculations for Yemen
Contradictory positions characterize the US policy on the ongoing Yemeni conflict.