Foreign Policy

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...

Is China Creating Debt Traps in the Developing World?

This discussion paper looks into China’s financial relations with developing countries in recent years, amid claims that Beijing is using “debt-trap diplomacy” to its...

US Relations with Libya: What to Expect from the Biden Administration?

This policy outlook aims to analyse US strategy in Libya post 2011 and also examines what President Biden’s new diplomatic approach will be in...

Biden’s Foreign Policy ‘Reset’: New US Perspectives on Central Asia and the South Caucasus

This discussion paper focuses on President Joe Biden’s potential stance towards the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Amongst a host of uncertainties, what is clear...

Are US-Saudi Relations Headed for a Reset?

This policy outlook examines the potential trajectory of US-Saudi relations over the course of Biden’s first term in office. In a series of briefings, top...

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