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ARab geopolitics 2020.
The middle east: what kind of future?


 

The focus on the Arab region is a fundamental priority for NATO and since its beginning the Foundation has dedicated a concentrated effort on the issue with yearly conferences.

The Arab region is undergoing another cycle of wars, after the four Arab-Israeli conflicts, three Israeli-Lebanese wars, the three Gulf wars, the creation of a self-styled “caliphate”, eight Arab revolutions, while two low intensity and three high intensity civil wars are ongoing…read more.

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SPACE, DEFENCE AND NUCLEAR ENERGY: THE UAE BETS ON INDUSTRIALIZATION


 

For the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the development of a space programme, of national defence industry and nuclear energy is not only about ambitious goals, prestige and media attention, but it is also related to a strengthened industrialization trend. The latter objective can be achieved only through specific investments in research, development and new…read more.

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The Balkans envisaged: at the crossroads of a post-COVID and post-Trumpian world


 

This aphorism by Lord Byron – the British poet who invented modern Greece – is generally perceived to be most apposite for the Balkans, the European peninsula that got its name from the Turkish words for blood and honey. Modern English dictionaries document this perception: the very word Balkanisation is a pejorative geopolitical term for the fragmentation of larger region or…read more.

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