In August, the US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced the formalization of Emirati-Israeli ties. What lies ahead?
There is a decades-old history of Washington imposing sanctions on Iran for various reasons. Emma Scott, the Iran lead and research assistant at Project Alpha in the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London, discusses the background of sanctions on Tehran.
Turkey’s relationships with Egypt and Saudi Arabia have improved following years of friction. Esra Pakin Albayrakoglu, a professor at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul and a visiting professor at the National Defense University, discusses the dynamics influencing Ankara’s foreign policy.
How is Russia trying to improve its image in Central and Eastern Europe and the western Balkans? Edward Lucas, a senior fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis, says that Moscow is most interested in depicting the West as a failure.
As a second wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps through India, the farmers’ protests are no longer in the news. Yet the underlying issues facing Indian agriculture have not gone away.
Faculty experts from the Ohio State University’s Department of History hold a conversation about the first 100 days of the Biden administration.
Members of the P5+1 have been facilitating indirect US-Iran talks in Vienna with the hope of reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which the US pulled out of in 2018. Sina Toossi, a senior research analyst at the National Iranian American Council, explains what is at stake.
Should the EU be worried, and is there anything it can do to limit the spread of Russian narratives? In the first of a series of conversations on the image of Russia, Mark Galeotti, senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, discusses Russia’s influence in Europe.
Sharing land borders with Azerbaijan and Armenia, Iran has vested interests in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Hamidreza Azizi, an Alexander von Humboldt fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, analyzes Tehran's perspective on the current situation.
The real origins of the iPhone’s power stem from the pioneering efforts of communication innovators that preceded the AT&T engineers of the 1920s.
The 'Ndrangheta, Italy's most powerful criminal organization, has been in the news lately. But what does the 'Ndrangheta do?