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Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
Tehran is currently on the cusp of the final stage of converting enriched uranium from an energy project to a nuclear bomb project. It is a fact that there have been many warnings over the past 10 years, mainly from Tel Aviv, and recent reports by the International Atomic Energy Agency confirm these Israeli fears. We can say that we are facing a hot or nuclear winter.
15/09/2021 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Various
08/06/2021 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Military
Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.
02/05/2021 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
The attack launched by the Houthi militia in Yemen against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the end of last month against its capital, Riyadh, is considered the most dangerous after that on Aramco in September 2019 and came a few days after the removal of the Houthi militia from the US terrorist lists. This was seen as a sign of weakness by the militia and the green light to raise the level of its demands and confirm its ability to harm its opponents, especially Saudi Arabia.
21/03/2021 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Asymmetrical Threats
Ambassador Professor Dumitru CHICAN
Five weeks after officially taking office, Joe Biden drew the attention of the daily news consumers through two moves he made in less than a day.
First, an air raid that targeted several locations of the pro-Iranian armed militias located at the Eastern border between Syria and Iraq.
The second was when, at his initiative, the US President had a phone conversation with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
06/03/2021 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
While we are just a few hours before the final results of the US presidential election between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Republican nominee Donald Trump, observers can state views on the implications of the election of each of the candidates in the Middle East and which of its countries will be happy and which will be in trouble.
03/11/2020 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
This peace agreement between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain was presented by the American and Israeli media as well as the two Arab countries, as the most important of the last decades. But the Middle East observers are facing a difficult test on how to present it and analyse what follows, given that this peace deal was made between countries that are not in a real state of conflict or war.
01/10/2020 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Conflicts
Ambassador Professor Dumitru CHICAN
The national identity of Lebanon was created after World War I, when in 1918, the famous British-French agreements – named after their engineers, the Englishman, Mike Sykes and the Frenchman, Francis-Georges Picot – divided the Middle East between France and Great Britain, following the principle 'divide et impera'.
12/09/2020 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
Ambassador Professor Dumitru CHICAN
On the 13th of August President Donald Trump announced that, following a personal initiative, managed by the presidential advisor Jared Kushner, there have been negotiations between the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Bin Zayed, and that they have agreed the normalization of relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel.
16/08/2020 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
Eva J. KOULOURIOTIS
Military coups in Turkey are common for the Turkish citizen. But the one on July 16, 2016 was the first time that the Turkish people decided to play a role in determining the fate of this coup.
30/07/2020 Free Readings Region: Middle East Topic: Geopolitics
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