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The Egypt-North Korea Connection
August 28, 2017
The Egypt-North Korea Connection
Cairo remains one of Pyongyang’s leading trade partners in the Arab world.
The Egypt-North Korea Connection
The Cairo-Astana Connection: Egypt’s Sisi Starts Asia Tour in Kazakhstan
February 27, 2016
The Cairo-Astana Connection: Egypt’s Sisi Starts Asia Tour in Kazakhstan
Nothing substantive came from the single day visit, but an interesting historical footnote was brought up.
The Cairo-Astana Connection: Egypt’s Sisi Starts Asia Tour in Kazakhstan
Will Egypt Join the Eurasian Economic Union?
June 03, 2015
Will Egypt Join the Eurasian Economic Union?
The short answer is no, and that’s not even what is being discussed.
Will Egypt Join the Eurasian Economic Union?
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
August 21, 2013
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
The economic and military effects of the Suez’s closure would reverberate throughout Asia and the West.
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
In Egypt Crisis, Russia Sees Opportunity
August 16, 2013
In Egypt Crisis, Russia Sees Opportunity
Putin reportedly offered Egypt’s military all of Russia’s military facilities, and proposed joint exercises.
In Egypt Crisis, Russia Sees Opportunity
Why is China Dithering While Cairo Burns?
August 16, 2013
Why is China Dithering While Cairo Burns?
Events in Egypt are proving to be every bit as complicated for Beijing as they are for the US.
Why is China Dithering While Cairo Burns?
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
March 10, 2013
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
A wave of democratization is sweeping the globe – but women are being left out at precisely the moment when their voices are needed most.
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
R.I.P. Containment
September 24, 2012
R.I.P. Containment
Why global commerce, modern telecommunications, social media and modern international politics have conspired to put to rest a faded strategy.
R.I.P. Containment
What Burma Says About Egypt
June 21, 2012
What Burma Says About Egypt
Fears over a democratic Egypt under the Muslim Brotherhood miss the point about a real democracy. For a more promising example of progress, eyes should be turned east.
What Burma Says About Egypt
Sumo's First African Star
March 16, 2012
Sumo's First African Star
Egyptian Abdelrahman Ahmed Shaalan is the first African sumo wrestler in Japan. Can he make an impact?
Sumo's First African Star
When Football Meets Politics
February 07, 2012
When Football Meets Politics
It would be nice if football was separate from politics. In Asia as in elsewhere, though, that’s not the case.
When Football Meets Politics
India Still Quiet on Egypt
November 22, 2011
India Still Quiet on Egypt
If India is to fulfill its great power aspirations, it needs to have something to say on events in Egypt and Syria.
India Still Quiet on Egypt
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
October 03, 2011
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
The Arab Spring has offered some useful pointers for countries such as China about what works in suppressing dissent — and what is counterproductive.
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
How China Sees Middle East
September 06, 2011
How China Sees Middle East
The US and Israel will be the big losers from the Arab Spring, while Egypt will be a winner, say Chinese analysts.
How China Sees Middle East
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
August 24, 2011
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
New Delhi has a golden opportunity to assist in supporting democratic regimes in the Arab World. It’s in its own interests to seize this chance.
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
How Iran Defeated Obama
August 07, 2011
How Iran Defeated Obama
The US is making a mistake in demonising Iran, says Patrick Seale. Obama should have seized the chance to engage.
How Iran Defeated Obama
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