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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.

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

Interview – Ahron Bregman

Interview – Ahron Bregman

Dr Ahron Bregman discusses Israel’s internal and external challenges, the two-state solution, and the implications of Trump’s relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Effective governance in Lebanon provided fewer opportunities for regional actors to intervene in the country keeping it aloof from the power struggle in the region.

What Has Russia Achieved in Syria?

What Has Russia Achieved in Syria?

Syrian intervention has showcased to the world that Russia is again a military power to be reckoned with, capable of sustaining a military campaign far from its borders.

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