The latest resurgence of the Middle East conflict can be framed in an already uncertain global scenario, where heightened geopolitical risks for commodity markets are related to structural energy security issues.
On October 7, the military group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, launched an attack on Israel. The regional sphere is crucial to the evolution of the conflict. The Israeli-Palestinian war has always been an ideological clash in the region, lining up two sharply opposing factions; now, despite the strategy of normalization with the Arab neighbors brought forward by Israel in recent years, an escalation on a regional level could become a very serious matter. Overall, the resurgence of this conflict has left the world wondering what is the role and responsibility of the international community.
The 15th BRICS Summit was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 22–24, 2023. The latest summit marked a turning point in the membership debate, as six more countries will join the BRICS as of January 2024. With Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates joining, the BRICS countries will be able to express an economic, financial, and demographic weight that will unavoidably redraw the power balance.
The conflict between Morocco and the Saharawi’s people for the Western Sahara has been going on for almost fifty years. Three days ago, Israel has recognized Morocco’s claims on the territory, further legitimizing its occupation. While the international community remains silent, regional geopolitics and economic and strategic interests are reinforced.
On the 14th of June, a boat carrying 750 people capsized off the Greek coast, in the deepest part of the Mediterranean Sea, while trying to reach Italy. If both European and North African governments still approach irregular migration as a security concern, how does this influence international policies in addressing effectively the issue?
Even if Tunisia is referred as the only country where the Arab Revolution actually bore the establishment of democracy, social and political unrest have today become dreadfully commonplace. The autocratic takeover of President Saied threatens to jeopardize the already difficult path to stability and peace.
On March 6, 2023, representatives from Iran and Saudi Arabia met in Beijing; four days later, Riyadh and Tehran declared …
On Feb. 2, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez traveled to Rabat to meet his Moroccan counterpart, Aziz Akhannouch.