Despite the impact of subjective factors in manifesting and fuelling the conflict between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf, this conflict has constituted a test of numerous issues and concepts in circulation both at the core of the Syrian crisis and on its surface, such as Russia’s capability to choose alternatives to Assad or the capability of any other Alawite side to replace Assad as far as the Alawite sect is concerned.
EPC | 03 Jun 2020
In May 2020, China and India once again clashed at various points along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) that marks the unofficial border between the two countries, primarily in the Ladakh region (on May 5 and 6) and at Naku La in the Sikkim region (on May 10). Although minimal violence occurred, the significance of the clashes should not be overlooked, as the situation has the potential to escalate into a large-scale military conflict.
Mohamed Fayez Farahat | 01 Jun 2020
Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique has been witnessing an escalation in attacks by Islamic State (IS) since March 2020 at a time when the government is mobilizing its efforts and resources to fight the corona epidemic and counter its possible consequences. This raises a number of questions about the limits of control by IS and its capacity to expand, the challenges facing the government in combating terrorism, the possible risks of the expansion by the terrorist organization in Mozambique and neighbouring countries, and the possible scenarios for the efforts of combating IS.
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What President Trump is doing is different from former US presidents; he is putting more pressure on Palestinians to accept his vision for a soluti...
We can say that three people in the Trump Administration were responsible for drafting the “Deal of the Century” in its current form in...
In my estimation, the “Deal of the Century” has nothing to do with the priorities of the current U.S administration and it’s an i...
EPC | 05 Nov 2019
Addis Ababa thinks that the Renaissance Dam is a project of economic integration that will benefit the whole region, not only Ethiopia. Despite dif...
I think that the scenario of direct military confrontation between Egypt and Ethiopia is unlikely if the upcoming trilateral talks in Washington fa...
Washington’s call for a meeting between the three parties to the dam crisis in 6 November 2019, came to revive the hopes for reaching an unde...
Our neighbor, Iran, is currently experiencing significant social turmoil in the face of escalating economic challenges and political crises – largely manifested in the form of ongoing public protests.
EPC | 23 Apr 2020
Turkey is today undergoing significant political turbulence. President Erdogan’s popularity is in decline and the incumbent Justice and Development Party (AKP) appears increasingly vulnerable to
EPC | 07 Oct 2019
From the initial crisis surrounding political transition, and through the ensuing war, the United Nations (UN) has played a variety of roles in Yemen, under its mandate from the international community.
EPC | 01 Oct 2019
The Emirates Policy Center (EPC) organized yesterday (Wednesday, 27 May 2020) a webinar on “Post-Corona Turkey: Economic Challenges and Political Blunder”. At the opening of the webinar, which was broadcast live via the Center’s accounts in different social media platforms, Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi, EPC President, said that
EPC | 28 May 2020
The Emirates Policy Center (EPC) has organized yesterday (Monday, 11 May 2020) a webinar on “Potential Post-Coronavirus Geo-economic Shifts”. At the opening of the webinar, which was broadcast live via the Center’s accounts in different social media platforms, Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi, EPC President, said that the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic were not confined to the public health systems of countries of the world or to human losses
EPC | 12 May 2020
In a series of on-line symposiums organized by EPC to foresee the post-coronavirus world, the center will hold its third webinar under the title of “Potential Post-Coronavirus Geo-economic Shifts”. The event is scheduled to take place on Monday, May 11, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:15 p.m. local time in the UAE.
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