Policy Outlooks

The Political and Humanitarian Repercussions of Ethiopia’s Tigray War

This policy outlook aims to provide an overview of the humanitarian crisis in the Ethiopia’s Tigray region and explain the Tigray conflict’s impact on...

Beitar and Beyond: The United Arab Emirates and Qatar’s use of Football as Soft Power

This policy outlook examines the UAE and Qatar’s investment in football clubs in Europe and Israel as two distinct and developing modes of soft...

The Human Rights Action Plan: Towards a New Era in Turkey’s History

This policy outlook explores Turkey’s extensive legal reform initiative and argues that it ushers a new era of human rights in the country amidst...

The Energy Transition in Word & Deed: Recovery, Decarbonisation, and Financial Risk

This policy outlook provides an abridgement and commentary on the global energy transition. It aims to synthesise major developments and the general contours of...

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...

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...

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...

Algeria’s Hirak at a Crossroad: Towards an Impasse or Progress?

This policy outlook focuses on the Hirak’s political performance and evaluates the movements’ predicaments as well as its future prospects.This policy outlook examines the...

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...

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