How can the EU prevent the Turkey-UAE rivalry from destabilising European security and foreign policy?
Instead of using the UAE to push back against Turkey or vice versa, Europe should develop its own strategy on their rivalry
This event will consider how women peace-builders in Yemen are providing essential gender-responsive humanitarian and peacemaking support
Il recente insediamento dell'amministrazione Biden a Washington e il percepito disimpegno degli Stati Uniti nella regione offrono agli europei l'opportunità di contribuire ad allentare le tensioni tra gli Stati del Consiglio di Cooperazione del Golfo (CCG) e l'Iran
The arrival of the Biden administration in Washington, and the perception of US disengagement from the region, offers an opportunity for Europeans to help de-escalate tensions between GCC states and Iran
A broad range of political and financial problems are likely to prevent Iran from importing advanced weapons systems in the coming years
European states should now increase conditional engagement with the Houthis, looking to widen political and humanitarian space on the ground
The new, still-unsteady leaders of Kuwait and Oman cannot afford to take the same risks as their predecessors. They will need Europe’s support if they are to maintain their independence.
The Israel-UAE peace deal provides multiple wins for both countries, and for the US. But it could yet deepen the region’s political fault lines.
The eastern Mediterranean is becoming ever more perilous as geopolitical fault lines steadily enmesh the region. These rifts emerge from the Cyprus ‘frozen conflict’, competition for valuable gas fields, and the increasingly entangled wars in Libya and Syria.