What Abuja sees in the Taliban’s takeover

What Abuja sees in the Taliban’s takeover

Rarely has President Muhammadu Buhari been so quick to explain the impact of a geopolitical shift on Nigeria to the international press. That he chose to release an op-ed, written by his top foreign policy advisers, to the Financial Times just hours after the fall of...
All change in Morocco’s politics?

All change in Morocco’s politics?

Morocco’s political class is firmly focused on the upcoming elections — general, regional and local — which are all due to take place on 8 September. The parties are fully engaged in campaigning, while pundits are mulling over possible election outcomes. ...
Iran–Afghan relations

Iran–Afghan relations

The collapse of the Afghan government and ascendance of the Sunni extremist Taliban to power presents strategic challenges to Iran and will test the ability of the new Iranian administration to respond to a regional crisis. For now, Tehran is treading very carefully....
Israel’s new government gets on with the job

Israel’s new government gets on with the job

Since coming to office in June 2021, the new Israeli coalition government has been working with little fanfare or public controversy. So far, its main decisions and issues that have been addressed by this new coalition since its establishment. COVID-19  After...