L’Algérie au centre de la politique africaine des Etats Unis à l’Ere d’une nouvelle dynamique géopolitique (Analyse)

NESA Center Alumni Publication Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui Expert en Géopolitique et membre, du Conseil Consultatif d’Experts du World Economic Forum et est partie prenante dans divers Task Forces ‘Track 2’ du système des Nations Unies (UNCSR 1540). 22 Novembre 2022 A l’occasion de sa récente  conférence de presse, Madame l’Ambassadeur des Etats Unis à Alger, Read More >

What is Behind the Humanitarian Policy of the Russian Federation

CSAG INFORMATION PAPER By: Hany Mohamed, LTC, Egypt Army (CSAG/CCJ5) 9 November 2022 Subject: What is behind (Концепция гуманитарной политики Российской Федерации за рубежом)? The Concept of the Russian Humanitarian Policy document. Purpose: To present a rational and literal analysis for the contents and timing of the humanitarian abroad policy of the Russian Federation and Read More >

Weaponization of the Belt and Road Initiative

CSAG INFORMATION PAPER By: Hubert Mroz, CDR, Polish Navy (CSAG/CCJ5), Stipe Skelin, LCDR, Croatian Navy (CSAG/CCJ5), Ibrahim Elveren, MAJ, Turkish Army (CSAG/CCJ5) 9 November 2022 Subject: Weaponizing of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the results of the CSAG’s analysis of the dual-use concept (i.e., civilian-military) Read More >

Saudi Ministry of Defense Conflict Termination Workshop

From 23–27 October 2022, the NESA Center conducted a mobile training team course of instruction on conflict termination on conflict termination theory, negotiations theory, and case studies for the Saudi Ministry of Defense (MOD). The week-long workshop was held in Riyadh, KSA. The Saudis are looking for a way to end the Yemen conflict while Read More >

The Future of Saudi-Turkish Bilateral Relations

CSAG STRATEGY PAPER By: COL Humoud Alradaan, KWT MOD, Action Officer, CSAG CCJ5 28 October 2022 Overview: Saudi Arabia possesses deep-rooted historical and cultural ties with Türkiye. The history of diplomatic relations dates to 1929, following the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the two countries. Bilateral relations have been strengthened through Read More >

Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces Executive Leadership Program

From 23 September until 7 October 2022 the NESA Center, in partnership with Raytheon, conducted the eighteenth iteration of the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) Executive Leadership Program. As in other programs, this course brings senior military officers (all on this specific program were general officers) from the RSADF to the United States to Read More >

Royal Jordanian National Defense College Collaboration with the NESA Center

From 25–27 October 2022, The Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted a visit by Brigadier General Azzam Irsheid Alrawahneh, the recently appointed Commandant of the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC). Brigadier General Alrawahneh was accompanied by the RJNDC Faculty Director, two officers from the Jordanian Center for Counter Terrorism and Read More >

NESA-AFRICOM Transnational Threats: Criminal Insurgency Online Round Table

On 26 October 2022, Professor Anne Moisan conducted the “NESA-AFRICOM Transnational Threats: Criminal Insurgency” Online Round Table, the last in the series of in-person and online sessions stretching through 2022. This specific session was Part II/II with NESA-AFRICOM Alumni from the 13–23 June 2022 sessions held in Tunis, Tunisia. “Criminal Insurgency” has become very trendy in recent Read More >

The NESA Center Hosts Engagement with the Omani Academy of Defense and Strategic Studies During Visit to the United States

On 4 October 2022, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies coordinated a peer-to-peer engagement with Major General Saleh Al Maskari, President of the Omani Academy of Defense and Strategic Studies (ADSS). Major General Al Maskari was joined by his Defense Academy colleagues, as well as the Defense Attaché and Assistant Defense Read More >

Perceptions of the Indo-Pacific – Views from the NESA Region

In August 2022, the NESA Center distributed a survey to its alumni network with a range of questions formulated around U.S. policy towards the Indo-Pacific and how that impacts the countries of the NESA region. The survey also sought to measure attitudes about Chinese engagement in the Indo-Pacific and NESA regions. The survey contained a Read More >