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The United States is in need for a paradigm shift in the conduct of its foreign policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The prolonging of the conflict compromises American national security interest and tarnishes its credibility and prestige.
Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh
After US occupation and Daesh's expansion in Iraq, the country is witnessing its first large-scale challenge to the Iraqi government’s consensus. Of significance is the internal split between Shia groups – namely, grassroots versus political elite – which has emerged over resource distribution.
Harith al-Hasan
The article explains why the Uyghurs are under China's harsh restriction and analyzes the future policies the PRC will adopt and possible reactions from the Uyghur side. The recent rise of violent incidents in Xinjiang entailed Beijing to adopt austere regulation on Uyghur's religious right.
Raymond Lee
The massacre of 38 tourists on a beach in Sousse on 26 June 2015 sent shockwaves around Europe, bringing the threat of militant groups operating in North Africa ever closer to home. Given that the majority of the dead were British, the atrocity had a special resonance in the United Kingdom.
Alison Pargeter
The Syrian armed opposition’s gains, the regime’s eroding power and Daesh’s expansion in the country has produced opportunities and risks impacting parties to the conflict regionally and internationally. However, this has yet to translate into concrete change or an acceptable solution to all. المزيد
Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Turkish early elections are now a reality after all attempts by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form a coalition government have failed. This paper examines reasons for this failure as well as the possible outcomes of early elections. المزيد
Al Jazeera Center for Studies
The article considers how the EU policies to stop irregular migration have been failing.New EU policy measures include more resources for border control,better cooperation with the countries of origin,refugee protection,quarantining in the coastal states & especially the targeting of smuggler bands. المزيد
Dr. Heinrich Matthee