Politics & Cooperation
Tensions Between the US and Iran and the Role of the Gulf States
After the rupture of diplomatic relations between the United States and Iran due to the occupation of the US embassy in Tehran, the extremely poor bilateral relations seemed detrimental to the evolution of relations between Iran and the Gulf states.14 September 2020
Barcelona 95, 25 Years on: Some Political Considerations
Twenty-five years ago, the Final Declaration of the Euro-Mediterranean Conference held in Barcelona in 1995 was approved. This began a new era in the relations between Europe and the Arab Countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean.14 August 2020
The Role of China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Beyond Economic Interests?
MENA has traditionally been rather peripheral to China’s interests. However, since the early 2000s, with fast-growing energy demand in the country and launch of the “global war on terrorism”, the region has been on Beijing’s radar.20 July 2020