Si dice della politica sudanese che cambia ogni settimana ma che, se si torna dopo dieci anni, non è cambiato niente. Un anno fa, il 25 ottobre 2021, il Generale Abdel Fattah al-Burhan prendeva il potere con un colpo di stato interrompendo bruscamente una transizione democratica iniziata ad aprile 2019, quando il dittatore Omar Hassan el Bashir era stato deposto a furor di popolo dopo 30 anni di governo.
As we approach the U.S. midterm elections (November 8) and China’s 20th Party Congress (October 16), U.S.-China relations are clearly headed toward a crisis. On October 7, the Biden administration announced sweeping bans on selling advanced semiconductor chips to China, a ban similar to sanctions imposed on Russia for its brutal invasion of Ukraine.
The MED This Week newsletter provides expert analysis and informed comments on the MENA region's most significant issues and trends. Today, we focus upon the visit that the Emirati President Mohammed bin Zayed paid to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Saint Petersburg.
Ten years after the start of the Malian crisis, political and security instability in the Sahel have changed in scale and nature, and spilled over across national frontiers. The border region between Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger has become the new epicentre of insecurity. The comeback of military actors on the political scene, and the support provided by large parts of the population to post-coup military juntas is evidence of poor governance and a severe deterioration in the legitimacy of elected authorities.
In Pakistan oltre 1200 vittime per le alluvioni, mentre un terzo del paese è sott’acqua. Il ministro: “I paesi ricchi paghino per i disastri causati dai cambiamenti climatici”.
Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan on August 2-3 is only the last major episode in the context of growing tensions between China and the US. These tensions are also rooted in the long-lasting race for global technology leadership, with the EU and a number of Asian countries striving to play key roles as well.
Algeria’s military apparatus, the National Popular Army (NPA) — with its diverse cliques and personalities, vaunted counterterrorism experience, and intelligence capabilities — encompasses internal security structures and plays an important (if oversized) role in deterring and dictating the country’s political affairs and policies. The military has been able to subordinate peer groups within significant power structures, be they the political class, technocrats, the business elite, civil society, or the media.
The international community has begun to recognise religion’s positive role in supporting sustainable development and fostering peaceful and inclusive societies, and has increasingly sought to partner with religious communities to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda.
The transition from energy systems dominated by fossil fuels to ones based on renewable electricity and carbon-free molecules will significantly impact existing value chains and transform production to consumption lifecycles, dramatically altering interactions among stakeholders.