EPC | 01 Dec 2014
This paper seeks to foresee the future tracks of the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program based on clarifying the objectives of players in dealing with this issue, their red lines and achieved objectives so far.
The Saudi ASharq al-Awsat newspaper last month published a supplement entitled the Entanglements of Terror. In it, Saudi researchers and others try to sketch out the characteristics of the Islamist terror organizations and the phenomenon of the so-called modern Islamist terrorism in the region.
Currently, there is an unprecedented arms race by countries in the Arabian Gulf, mainly motivated by Iran’s nuclear project and Arab Gulf States might turn into frontline states in any future war with Iran.
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.
Iran has increased its expansion in the Arab World after 2011. The Iranians have exploited turmoil to infiltrate some Arab countries.
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.