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Beirut protests 2019

Lebanon’s Crisis Could Be an Opportunity for Turkey

Lebanese people have been protesting the worsening economic situation, corruption and government’s new tax measures since Oct. 17, 2019. As a result of mass...

Post-COVID-19: Will China’s ‘Debt Trap Diplomacy’ in Africa Falter?

Many analysts have been arguing that as a result of the aid and assistance which China has provided to developing countries in Africa and...
Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel

EU leaders Must Act Against Daesh’s Growing Insurgency

Covid-19 has hit the heart of Europe’s democracies overwhelming their national healthcare systems. The severity of the virus has meant that European policymakers have...
Boko Haram insurgents

Islamic Radicalism: The Curse of Boko Haram’s Religious Terrorism

In war there is no substitute for victory. Though the two failed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan turned the “war on terror” into a...
The signing of the US-Taliban Peace Agreement

U.S.-Taliban Agreement Evokes Grave Concerns on Afghanistan’s Future

The United States and Taliban signed an agreement on February 29, aiming to end 18 years of U.S war in Afghanistan. The agreement paves...

Battle for Idlib: Turkey Powerless in the Face of Russian Support for Assad

The impotence of the Turkish army in the face of joint Russian-Syrian attacks in Idlib province underlines the extent to which the Turkish President,...
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Can the Iran Nuclear Deal Be Rescued?

While addressing the media on February 16, 2020, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated that Iran was not willing to engage with the US under...
Image: Irish Defence Forces rescuing migrants

Should the Persistent Crisis in Libya Be a Cause of Concern for Europe?

After nearly more than eight years since Libya’s revolution and the death of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya continues to be impacted by internal struggles for...
Syrian homes destroyed

Before the Spark: The Decades-Long Roots of the Syrian Civil War

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was unaware of the coming inferno – one which would rage across North Africa and into the Middle-East, leaving in...