West Asia Roundup
West Asia Round Up - September 2021

Abstract Afghanistan and emergence of Taliban on the centre stage remained a key concern and priority for the international community and major actors and which was equally reflected in the West Asian leaders’ interventions at the UNGA...

West Asia Roundup -August 2021

Abstract; Fast moving events in Afghanistan captured the regional and global attention as US forces withdrew in an unprecedented manner shortening their own timelines ceding space to Taliban as the Afghan national forces crumbled. Taliban...

West Asia Review -July 2021

Abstract: Arab Spring 2.0 continued to take its toll. This time it was in Tunisia- the very birth place of it, when President Kais Saied decided to dismiss the Islamist Ennahda Prime Minister and suspended the Parliament and lifted the...

West Asia – Review- June, 2021

Abstract: As the US decided to withdraw some of its defence equipment like Patriot missile batteries from Saudi Arabia and some other countries, it conducted Falcon Claws 4 joint exercises with Saudi land forces. It also retaliated against...

West Asia Roundup -May 2021

Abstract: Holy Month of Ramadan especially the last weeks witnessed escalation of violence on the Yemen front as well as yest another war ensued between Israel and Hamas. 11 days war started with the court authorising evictions of...

West Asia Round Up-April 2021

Abstract: Iran and US continued to indirectly discuss full compliance and Washington’s lifting of sanctions and return to JCPOA (Iran Nuclear deal) at Vienna with the assistance and mediation of E3 (France, Germany, UK) + China and Russia...

West Asia Roundup: March 2021

Abstract; Fourth Israeli elections in less than two years returned similar results with no party securing amajority. Elections and the outcome in most media commentaries questioned the dexterity of Benjamin Netanyahu who as such holds the...

West Asia Review: February 2021

ABSTRACT; West Asia remained in focus as President Biden’s Administration saddled up in its first month and showed significant inclination to reduce tensions with Iran while assuaging the concerns of its Arab allies and Israel. Biden...

West Asia Review: January 2021

Abstract: Last few weeks of President Trump’s Adminstration were quite telling as was his tenure as far as West Asia isconcerned. However, with President Joe Biden taking over quite a few significant changes or reversals have taken place...

West Asia Review: December 2020

Abstract: As the Iranian regime retained the strategic patience avoiding escalation beyond the threshold over the calls for revenge for the killings of General Soleimani and most recently the noted nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizade,...

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