Foreign Policy

Encirclement Strategy

Changing US policy towards China

The new US “National Security Strategy” report which indicates the strategic benchmark of US foreign policy.

Duan Jiuzhou

Two Conflicting Paths

Turkish Foreign Relations After the Failed Coup

The Turkish government is busy restructuring and securing its internal front. Such actions will reflect on foreign policy...

Abdullatif Hejazi

Patent Borders

Why Iran seeks security cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria

Iran's Security Cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria.

Regaining the Lead

Reasons behind the AKP’s latest win

Erdogan's AKP regaining its majority in the parliamentary elections can not guarantee domestic stability in Turkey.

Scope of Influence

Why Is Putin Backing Trump?

Russian support for the Republican candidate in the upcoming US elections has raised questions on Russia's degrees of influence.

Dr. Ayman El-Dessouki

Regional Alternative

Implications behind failure to reach US-Russian deal for Syria

Reaching a US-Russian ceasefire deal for Syria is fragile, so what are the alternatives for the US administration?

Rustum Mahmoud

Growing Activity

Can Iran preserve its interests in Latin America?

Implications behind Iran's policy to establish stronger ties with Latin American states.

Amal Mukhtar

Tangled Interests

The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Turkey

The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Turkey, limits of agreement and difference.

Khorshid Delli

Response Options

How will Saudi Arabia deal with JASTA?

Saudi-American relations entered a new stage of tension after Congress passed JASTA on September 28, overruling the presidential veto.

Dr. Amal Sakr

Three Determinants

Transformation of Israeli Strategy in Syria

Three factors that see a transformation of Israel's strategy in Syria.

Rustum Mahmoud

New Axis?

Davutoglu in Tehran…a Turkish-Iranian Convergence

The Turkish Prime Minister's recent visit to Tehran may lead to the formation of a new regional axis.

Khorshid Delli

Political Accord

Outcomes of the Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Paris

The Saudi Crown Prince's visit to France emphasizes the continuity of the strategic partnership between the two countries.

Dr. Marwa Nazeer

Partnership Aspirations

Motivations behind developing Chinese-Israeli relations

The first direct flight between China and Israel is a major step towards developing strategic relations between the two states.

Dr. Ahmed Kandil

Erdogan's Policies

Why has Turkey decided to build a mosque in Havana?

How Erdogan looks at the future in terms of Turkish policy.

Khorshid Delli

Soft and Hard Power

Russia's foreign policy in dealing with the Ukraine

Due to the rapid deterioration of Russia’s relation with the West, BRICS has become a key foreign policy priority for Moscow...

Dr. Alexey Dolinskiy