The rise of foreign volunteers in armed conflicts

Gilles-Emmanuel JACQUET

12 Apr 2022

Since the end of the Cold War, the majority of armed conflicts occurring in the world have consisted of internal conflicts characterized by the increasing involvement of foreign volunteers among non-state actors and, to a lesser extent, among state actors....

Towards a Global System to Enhance Human Fraternity

Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet

31 Jan 2022

Introduction The Abu Dhabi Declaration on Human Fraternity is an important document and step with regard to interfaith dialogue. This joint statement was signed by Pope Francis and Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, on 4 February 2019. Even...

Transformation in Israel’s Natural Gas Sector And the Great Potential for Middle East

Prof. Glen Segell

17 Jan 2022

Abstract Since October 2020 there is a new actor in Israel’s maritime space and energy sector after the Chevron Corporation acquired Noble Energy. This article examines the key developments of the first year of Chevron in Israel under the headings:...

Twenty-First Century Governance: The Rise of Middle Powers and the Future of Global Cooperation

Prof. Richard Javad Heydarian

31 Oct 2021

Introduction When analyzing the emerging security architecture in Asia, and beyond, pundits often try to draw parallels with historical precedents. Perhaps the most oft-cited historical precedence is the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, thus the...

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