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The EU and the Middle East: From the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership to the Union for the Mediterranean

The EU and the Middle East: From the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership to the Union for the Mediterranean

Many European states have long and complex histories with the Middle East and North Africa. Today, it is clearly in the EU’s best interest to have a safe and secure MENA region.

The EU and the Middle East: The European Neighbourhood Policy

The EU and the Middle East: The European Neighbourhood Policy

The EU should abolish neocolonial attitudes and become more open to the perceptions and viewpoints of its neighbors and cultivate a relationship of mutual respect and equal partnership.

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Matt Kirkland and a United Nations peacekeeper from Sri Lanka provide security for Haitian women receiving bags of rice for their families at a food distribution point in Carrefour, Haiti, Feb. 16, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call/Released)

The United Nations and Middle Eastern Security

With the presence of ISIS winding down, the war in Yemen, increasing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and other regional issues the UN is able to fill the role of a moderating third party.

Hegemonic Aspirations and Middle East Discord: The Case of Iran

Hegemonic Aspirations and Middle East Discord: The Case of Iran

Iran plays a major role in regional issues and will continue to do so in order to protect or uphold the safety and security of the Shia Crescent. It is increasingly becoming the regional hegemon.

Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East under Putin: Can Bears Walk in the Desert?

Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East under Putin: Can Bears Walk in the Desert?

Putin saw volatility in the Middle East as an opportunity to expand Russian influence whilst keeping the gaze of the West away from regions with greater strategic importance to Russia.

China in the Post-Hegemonic Middle East: A Wary Dragon?

China in the Post-Hegemonic Middle East: A Wary Dragon?

China’s friendly relations with the governments of the Middle East, its rising influence, and its more assertive foreign policy look set to combine to enable it to play a more substantial role in the region.

United States Foreign Policy in the Middle East after the Cold War

United States Foreign Policy in the Middle East after the Cold War

30 years of interventions and more than 17 years of war has left both America and the Middle East with countless unresolved, and perhaps unresolvable, problems.

The Challenges to Middle Eastern International Society: A Study in Disorder

The Challenges to Middle Eastern International Society: A Study in Disorder

The Middle East is in a state of flux in which power politics and threats narrow states’ security interests to within their borders, which hampers the effective functioning of a regional society.

Globalism, Regionalism and the Middle East

Globalism, Regionalism and the Middle East

The Middle East is still not a region easily associated with cooperation or integration and is undoubtedly one of the most volatile zones in the world, dominated by crises, conflicts, and wars.

Conflict and Diplomacy in the Middle East

Conflict and Diplomacy in the Middle East

Due to its geopolitical importance, any conflict in the Middle East has the potential not only for destabilizing the region as a whole or upsetting the regional balance of power but also affecting global stability.

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Prof. Adib-Moghaddam talks about his most recent book Psycho-Nationalism, Iran’s relations with the US, Iranian nationalism and the current role of political thinkers.

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