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

Visible Contrasts

Will the first Clinton-Trump Debate Determine the Election Race's Outcome?

The repercussions on the US voting scene following the first debate between the Republican and Democratic candidates.

Hussam Ibrahim

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.

Dr. Engy Mahdy

Analytical Failures

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.

Mohammed Abdullah Younis

Trump Challenge

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.

Dr. Amal Sakr

Taming Trump

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...

Mona Mustafa

Iran’s Handling of Trump’s Victory

In the wake of Donald Trump's election victory, Iran took an initiative to contact the president-elect on foreign policy issues.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

The Impact of Trump’s Potential Policies on the Economies of the Middle East

What are the repercussions on Middle East economies should the President-elect's policies be carried out?

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Why Iran is boosting relations with Asian powers

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Is Iran Prepared for the Worst with the Trump Administration?

Iran was one of the first countries to react to the executive order issued by US President, Donald Trump, on January 27, 2017.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Possible Scenarios

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.

Mustafa Shafiq Alam

The Repercussions of Escalations between the US and Iran

Escalating disputes between the US and Iran have entered a phase best described as a “test of intentions”.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

The Kurdish Views of the Ongoing Political Changes in Syria

Kurdish powers in Syria are showing interest in the efforts of regional and international powers conducted for the Geneva conference.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Could Iran Seek Rapprochement with Trump?

Despite the escalating tensions between Iran and Trump, Iran may attempt to pursue a back channel diplomacy approach with the US.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Iranian Political Perspectives on the Escalating Tensions between Tehran and Washington

The growing tensions between Iran and the US have become a focal point of interactions among Iranian political forces.

Future for Advanced Research and Studies