Foreign Policy

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...

Turkey and Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Congruence: A Co-orientation Analysis of Political Messaging

This discussion paper intends to analyse the relationship between Turkey and Pakistan from a communications perspective. Turkey and Pakistan continue to present a united front...

The 2020 American Election: Foreign Policy Between Joe Biden and Donald

This Policy Outlook addresses a selective range of foreign policy issues of interest to both US and international stakeholders and seeks to contextualise them...

The Abraham Accords: A Historic Breakthrough or an Act of Treachery?

This policy outlook aims to address key questions regarding the UAE-Israel normalisation deal. Why did the UAE-Israel normalisation deal take place now? How does each...

A Shifting Regional Order in the Indo-Pacific?

This policy outlook outlines the main dynamics of the evolving strategic landscape in the Indo-Pacific region and examines how regional states are responding to...

From Energy to Migration: Surveying Italy’s Position in Libya post-2011

This policy outlook aims to analyse Italy’s approach towards Libya post- 2011. Rome’s various interests in Libya are assessed and used to explain Italy’s...

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