Home Africa

Africa

Issue Brief

Moscow Question’s NATO Military Involvement In Libya

Moscow raised its concerns regarding NATO’s attack on Libya on Friday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated in a radio interview that the military...

Egypt In Turmoil: The Role of Military

Context After days of turmoil, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi was removed from power after having completed only a year. The Defense Minister and Army Chief...

Risk Assessment

Framing And Dealing With Future Challenges

Context The fast pace of scientific and technological breakthroughs has enabled mankind to surmount many serious obstacles of the day, be it in the domain...

Vantage Point Analysis

Emerging US Policy Towards Middle East, North Africa

Context Media discussion on VOA Urdu Radio Program ‘Today's Topics.’ This was a special edition of the program covering 68th session of the United Nation....

Where Is Change Heading In Egypt And Middle East?

Context Media discussion on VOA Urdu Program ‘Round Table.’ The discussion revolves around the future of Middle East and Egypt, emerging dynamics of Islamist movements, and...

Transformation of Al Qaeda And Islamic Maghreb

Context Since the elimination of Osama bin Laden, the hype about Core AQ has decreased and the narrative adopted presents the organization as a much-diminished...

Analysis of Perception and Perspective

Western Interests, Egyptian Army, Islamists And The Region

Context Egypt has been garnering a lot of attention of late and even Syria has taken a back seat. Most of the focus is on...

Pushing For Peace In The Islamic World

Context The events of the Islamic world seem to have come full circle. Major western powers are now talking about negotiating peace as it relates...

Emerging Middle East; Arab Spring, Extremism, And Proxy Wars

Context The conflict in Afghanistan is unique in many respects but there is one obvious peculiarity. The coalition there is truly global in nature. The...

Global Security Advisor

Great Power Rivalry And China’s Deepening involvement In South Asia, Gulf States

  Context In an endeavor to understand the emerging geopolitical realities, PoliTact partners with leading thought centers to understand the longitudinal multi-faceted tangents of a particular...

Strategic Forecasts

The Future Of The War Against Extremists; The Arrival Of Stage III

Context By Arif Ansar In earlier articles different facets and phases of the ‘war against terror’ since it got underway, have been discussed. The terminology has...