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President Évariste Ndayishimiye

Burundi’s New President Faces Daunting Challenges

Burundi has had 10 leaders since independence in 1962, three of whom were overthrown, two assassinated, and one who died in office. The series...
Paul Kagame Rwandan President

Why Some African Youth Prefer Stability to Democracy

A new survey shows that Africa’s youth population is divided when it comes to the question of democracy versus stability. This makes sense. The...
Former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser waving to crowds in Mansoura from a train car

Revisiting the 20th Century Egyptian Foreign Policy: Pillars, Concepts and Decision-Making

In addition to its historical and cultural depth, as a state with a rich experience, Egypt has a deep-rooted foreign policy tradition that is...
UAE-Israel peace agreement negotiation

How Will the Changing Geopolitical Dynamics in the Middle East Impact South Asia?

On Aug. 13, 2020 United Arab Emirates and Israel agreed to a peace agreement, also known as the Abraham Accord. Through this accord, both...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed

India and the UAE-Israel Rapprochement

How would you react when two of your best friends in the region comes to an agreement after years of discontent?  According to the...
President Trump and PM Netanyahu

Abraham Accord: A Gateway to Larger Strategic Interests, not Peace

Israel’s relationship with its Arab neighbours in the Mediterranean and the extended Gulf has always been a contentious issue. While a handful of its...
President Trump Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

New Middle East Peace Plan: Parti Pris “Deal of the Century”

The Israel-Palestine conflict is considered to be one of the most refractory disputes in the world today. Contrary to the myth, the conflict has...
PM Imran Khan and Crown Prince MBS

Pakistan-Saudi Tensions: The Economic and Geopolitical Ramifications

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have historically shared close economic and strategic relations. Many analysts have for long argued that after the US and China,...
PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Abraham Accord: Curse or Bliss for the Middle East?

The agreement “Abraham Accord” is an attempt to establish peace in the Middle East by convincing Israel to “halt” its annexation in the West...