Foreign Policy

The UAE in Libya: Continuity and Change

This policy outlook explores some of the key elements driving the UAE’s policy in Libya as well as the Gulf country’s approach towards the...

Turkey in Africa: A Decade of Turkish Aid and State-Building in Somalia

This policy outlook assesses three dimensions of Turkey’s engagement in Somalia, in a bid to gauge to what extent Ankara’s decade of aid and...

US–Russia Relations: Past, Present and the Prospects for Improvement

This policy outlook examines the underlying causes of the strained relations between the US and Russia and aims to analyse its future trajectory. Since the...

US-Pakistan Relations Post-US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: A Shift in Dynamics?

This policy outlook provides a historical account of the US-Pakistan relationship, and highlights the trajectory of the American war in Afghanistan. The long US-Pakistan relationship...

Coups, Conspiracies, and the Uphill Battle for Democracy in Turkey

This policy outlook explores the use of military coups as an extension of US foreign policy. It also examines the legacy of coups and...

Competing Visions of Eurasian Integration: The Turkic Alternative to Russia and China

This discussion paper aims to summarise the Chinese and Russian visions in order to show the Turkic World’s potential to contribute to Eurasian integration This...

Biden’s Economic Plan: A Paradigm Change in American Economic Policy?

With the Biden administration, the “defeatist view” that governments cannot counter the forces of automation and globalisation may be tested. With Biden’s election, the US...

Turning a New Leaf? The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

This policy outlook examines the future of the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and aims to...

A Privileged Relationship: Russia and India’s Rekindled Strategic Partnership

This discussion paper examines Russia-India relations and argues that their strategic partnership will continue to hold both multilateral and regional importance for both countries. With...

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