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 balance in the Middle East.
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:58
The protests, which began in early October, represent a popular rejection of the policies pursued by all Iraqi governments since 2003, which the protestors say have impoverished Iraqis, fomented ethnic and sect…
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 08:35
IS will face problems filling the vacuum left by Baghdadi and maintaining cohesion. It could also be weakened by internal factionalism or sustained pressure by the powers that seek to eradicate it.
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 06:21
Lebanon is witnessing protests that are unprecedented in size, reach and their surpassing of sectarian boundaries; and partial reforms and repeated warnings have been unable to stop or undermine them.
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…
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.
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:38
The constitutional changes Putin has introduced certainly may give him far more opportunity, from whatever position he ends up in, to sideline officials he disagrees with than during the 2008-12 “tandemocracy”.
Mon, 12/23/2019 - 18:35
The conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean is dormant but could flare up at any moment, with serious consequences for North Africa, West Asia and Southern Europe. The militarization of the region and deep-rooted…
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:48
Any renewed talks, as Trump hopes with Taliban, should consider developing a comprehensive regional agreement with Pakistan, Russia, China, and India with an objective of regional stability as it has profound i…
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 14:17
As the Trump White House has opted for those two ‘no-security’ and ‘less-Gulf oil export’ strategies, the U.S.-Gulf relations seem to be shifting into an unprecedented era of trust deficit and end of Gulf excep…
Sun, 01/05/2020 - 17:33
In 2019,the Middle East seems beset by conflict, chaotic politics and dysfunctional economies.However, the mood of the people in Algeria,Sudan,Lebanon and Iraq is more defiant.Not since 2011 have we seen such p…
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:35
Many Uzbek voters remain cynical about the December 22, 2019 ballots, which could not pave the way toward real political reform. Sceptics and supporters alike are unsure whether the new legislators would manage…
Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:33
The Experience of Good Governance in Qatar: Levers of Sustainable Development and Social Empowerment (1995–2013)
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 09:02
Al Jazeera Centre for Studies has released a new book, The Experience of Good Governance in Qatar: Levers of Sustainable Development and Social Empowerment (1995–2013), that aims to encourage further academic i…
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 08:05
Al Jazeera Centre for Studies has recently published a book entitled Intra-Gulf Relations: The Dilemma of Strategic Void and Fragmentation (1971 –2018) by Dr. Mohammed Al-Misfer.
Wed, 10/24/2018 - 08:04
AJCS published a new book this month entitled Federalism in Somalia: Aspirations of Partition and Challenges to Unity by Shafei Abtidoon. It sheds light on the impact of federalism on Somalia's present and…
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:11
As part of the research project between AJCS and the University of Cambridge entitled, Media in Political Transition: The Case of Turkey, these studies present the findings of the original research conducted in…
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:53
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Thu, 02/13/2020 - 13:58
The newly-established magazine Lubab has devoted its fifth number to two set of strategic and media related themes:
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 14:56
AJCS was ranked the top think tank in the Gulf region for the third year in a row by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the University of Pennsylvania in its 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index and t…
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:50
Al Jazeera Centre for Studies organised a seminar in Ankara in partnership with the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and in collaboration with Al Jazeera Mubasher entitled, “Eastern Mediterra…