EPC | 01 Dec 2014
The EU, with 27 member-states, is the third largest economy in the world. The EU has 16% of the world population with a GDP of about €10957.9 billion, which surpasses the US GDP. The EU is also is the largest donor of official development assistance to developing countries.
EPC | 01 Nov 2014
Recently, there has been a disparity in the evaluation of the Egyptian economy’s performance between June 2013 and the 3rd Quarter of 2014.
In Sinai, the Egyptian state is facing difficulty to enforce its sovereignty and legitimacy over the whole population and land, especially in the North Sinai Governorate.
It is possible and essential to develop tools of soft power and use them effectively in the UAE ties with African nations, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is noted that the UAE’s strategic position, as an important rout for African transit trade, notably to Asia, calls for the possibility of forging a UAE-African strategic partnership.
Despite confidence-building measures between Egypt and Ethiopia regarding the Renaissance Dam, Cairo’s fears related to its water security still exist because Addis Ababa is still stalling to buy time.
Some hardline Islamist groups took part in the fight against Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. But their numbers and capabilities were limited compared to the rest of militant rebel groups.
The development and use of soft power tools effectively in the relationship of the United Arab Emirates with African countries is not
EPC | 01 Oct 2014
The relationship between Egypt and Hamas has seen clear improvement since the end of the latest Israeli aggression against Gaza in 2014.