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.

Reports

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…

Reports

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…

Reports

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…

Policy Briefs

Popular Protests in Iraq: The Short- and Long-Term Repercussions

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…

The Future of IS after Baghdadi

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.

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 exponenti…

Moscow's Maneuvres for Mediterranean Bases and ME Markets

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:55

By carrying on the activities of the Russian military contingents in Syria and with its backing of Libya’s renegade general Khalifa Haftar, Moscow seeks to reassert its role in the Mediterranean and leverage a…

Coronavirus: An Ethical Question in the US-Iran Showdown

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:02

Coronavirus is killing Iranians, so does Trump by waging a campaign of economic and medical terrorism. Its refusal to lift the sanctions exacerbates the already-tense relations between Tehran and Washington and…

Popular

Reports

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…

Reports

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…

Reports

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…

Reports

The Geopolitics of a Latent International Conflict in Eastern Mediterranean

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…

Dossiers

Water Security in the Gulf Region

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:33

Reports

The Politics of Peace: The Collapse and Resumption of US-Taliban Peace Talks

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…

Publications

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…

Intra-Gulf Relations: The Dilemma of Strategic Void and Fragmentation (1971-2018)

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.

Federalism in Somalia: Aspirations of Partition and Challenges to Unity

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…

Dossiers

Media in Political Transition: The Case of Turkey

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…

Democracy and Human Rights in Islam

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:51

Events

News

AJCS launches its Lubab magazine 5th edition 

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:

AJCS ranked first in Gulf region for the third year

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…