Foreign Policy

It’s complicated: What are the obstacles to thawing Turkey-Iraq ties?

This policy outlook seeks to analyse the main points of contention between Turkey and Iraq in a bid to assess if the differences can...

Iranian Foreign Policy After Trump: Challenges and Opportunities

This discussion paper focuses on the potential shape of Iran’s foreign policy in the post-Trump era. With Biden inaugurated, expectations for a new round...

Russia’s Last Frontier: Geopolitics and the Competition in the Arctic

This info-pack will illustrate the significance of the Arctic Circle for Russia’s national strategy, international competition, and the region’s importance for each country’s economy.Due...

Assessing the Biden Administration’s Worldview: Continuity and Change in the US Foreign Policy

This policy outlook contrasts aspects of change and continuity between the Biden administration's foreign policy priorities and its predecessor.This policy outlook contrasts aspects of...

Morocco-Israel Normalisation: A Geopolitical Shift with Far-reaching Consequences for the MENA Region

This policy outlook analyses the shift in US policy regarding the Western Sahara, Morocco-Israel relations, and the role of 'normalisation' as a tool in...

A Saudi-Qatari Rapprochment? Changing Realities, Shifting Priorities

This policy outlook explores recent developments in the Saudi-UAE-led blockade on Qatar. It argues that there remain deep divisions on key issues within the...

Turkey-EU Relations: Agency, Expectations, and the Need for a Healthier Discourse

This paper discusses the points of change and continuity in Turkey-EU relations, in a bid to help foster a more thoughtful, constructive dialogue.There is...

China-Taiwan Tensions: The Delicate Status Quo is Fraying

This policy outlook examines the tensions in cross-strait relations between China and Taiwan and aims to analyse its implications for the wider region.This policy...

Turkey’s Strategy in Libya: Rationale and Challenges

This policy outlook discusses the trajectory of Turkey’s engagement with Libya and examines the latest developments on the ground, delineating Turkey’s motivations for its...

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