Reports

Africa Versus Coronavirus: Four Much-Needed Capabilities

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 14:08

For many African countries, prevention of Coronavirus has no alterative as financial and structural demands of treatment far exceed capabilities. Without stricter measures, the infection curve will be exponential and flattening it will take a long time with more deaths.

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The Shifting Geopolitics of Coronavirus and the Demise of Neoliberalism – (Part 2)

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 10:30

What is needed now, more than ever, is a public debate of moral autonomy of citizens in redefining the rights and obligations of the state and reconstructing their moral authority. The debate needs to kick off…

The Shifting Geopolitics of Coronavirus and the Demise of Neoliberalism – (Part 1)

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 11:30

One should highlight the distance between fiction and reality. However, a number of China politics observers and Western military officials have claimed a strong link between Coronavirus and recent research con…

Ethiopia’s Challenging Path to the 2020 Ballots

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 17:12

There is no certainty Ethiopia’s 2020 upcoming election will not be a clear win for the incumbent government, since various disagreements have deepened with opposition groups, dissenting public opinion, and the…

US-Iran tensions: East Asian Perspectives

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:27

Rather than advocating for any one-side in the divide in the Muslim world predicated on the Iran-Saudi conflict, they have instead remained measured and been unwilling to risk their relationship with Saudi Arab…

Why Trump Rejects the Need from Middle Eastern Oil

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:33

It is the geopolitics rather than the economics of energy that will drive US interest, particularly as it regards efforts to change Iranian policies, if not the Iranian regime, as well as the longer-term power…

A Thick Cloud in the US-Iran Climate

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 14:06

Neither Iran nor the United States want a full-fledged military war but the Trump administration’s campaign of “maximum pressure” and Soleimani’s assassination mean the two foes remain on collision course.

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The Shifting Geopolitics of Coronavirus and the Demise of Neoliberalism – (Part 1)

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 11:30

One should highlight the distance between fiction and reality. However, a number of China politics observers and Western military officials have claimed a strong link between Coronavirus and recent research con…

Political, Economic and Security Challenges Facing President Buhari

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 05:06

On 29 May 2015, General Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President of Nigeria. The Buhari-led administration is expected to urgently tackle several challenges that have hindered economic prosperity, sustain…

The Emergence of Another African Conflict: Egypt, Ethiopia and Geopolitics of the Renaissance Dam

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 11:58

Very few consider that despite the possibility of conflict or cooperation, such changes in the exploitation of the Nile River resources are due to changing relations and the need to address long-standing unfair…

Authors

Ali Akbar Dareini

Researcher and writer at the journal of the Center for Strategic Studies in Tehran. Dareini is the author of “Legitimate Deterrence”.

Anwar A. Bashir

Anwar Abdifatah Bashir is a freelance Journalist, Horn of Africa geopolitics analyst, and the author of four books. He focuses in his research on global governance and political economy at Korea Development Institute (KDI).

Mark N. Katz

is a professor of government and politics at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

Nael M. Shama

Is An Independent Scholar And The Author Of Numerous Books, Book Chapters And Essays On The International Relations And Comparative Politics Of The Middle East.

Peter Bartu

Teaches Courses On Political Transitions The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict And The Gulf States In The Middle East At The University Of California, Berkeley. He Was A Member Of The UN’s Stand-By Mediation Team And Worked In Benghazi And Tripoli During The Libyan Revolution In 2011.

Zaki Shaikh

Is a Russia analyst and has a doctorate in Mass Communications and has worked with universities in three Central Asian states. In the past five years, he has made over fifty analytical contributions to media outlets in Europe.

Al Jazeera Centre for Studies

Established in 2006, Al Jazeera Centre for Studies conducts in-depth analysis of current affairs at both regional and global levels. Its research agenda focuses primarily on geo-politics and strategic developments in the Arab world and surrounding regions.