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Renewal of Border Dispute between China and India: Why Now?

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

Rising IS Activity in Mozambique in Light of the Spread of Coronavirus: Risks and Possible Scenarios

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.

Hamdi Bashir | 31 May 2020

Return of the Controversy over Control of the Lebanese-Syrian Border: Entanglements and Complexities

Debate has returned anew in Lebanon over the existence of serious and increasing international interest in controlling the border with Syria. There has been an increase in positions that shed light on the smuggling phenomenon through 161 corridors on Lebanon’s eastern border, constituting the largest waste outlet of the country’s economic resources.

Mohamad Kawas | 27 May 2020

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“Deal of the Century”: Does it Present a Realistic Solution to the Palestinian Issue?

EPC | 20 Feb 2020

Shibley Telhami

Shibley Telhami

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...

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David Makovsky

David Makovsky

We can say that three people in the Trump Administration were responsible for drafting the “Deal of the Century” in its current form in...

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Robert Malley

Robert Malley

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...

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The Renaissance Dam Issue on the Crossroads of Washington’s Meeting

EPC | 05 Nov 2019

Anwar Ibrahim Ahmad

Anwar Ibrahim Ahmad

Addis Ababa thinks that the Renaissance Dam is a project of economic integration that will benefit the whole region, not only Ethiopia. Despite dif...

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Maher Abu Joukh

Maher Abu Joukh

I think that the scenario of direct military confrontation between Egypt and Ethiopia is unlikely if the upcoming trilateral talks in Washington fa...

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Hani Raslan

Hani Raslan

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...

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Social Forces in Contemporary Iran

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

Internal and External Dynamics of a Rapidly Changing Turkey

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

The UN Peacemaking Role in Yemen

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

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EPC Holds a Webinar on Post-Corona Turkey

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

Ebtesam al-Ketbi in an EPC Webinar: “Signs of the Emergence of a New Post-Coronavirus Crisis Economic Order”

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

EPC Organizes a Video Conference titled “Potential Post-Coronavirus Geo-economic Shifts”

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.

EPC | 09 May 2020