The Trilateral North Africa Alliance Initiative

NESA Center Alumni Publication Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui – Geopolitics expert and Chairman of the Consultancy and Studies Center (www.nordsudventures.com) and member of the Istanbul Economic Cooperation Platform (UIP) 13 May 2024   1. Overview Algeria has initiated in the 2024 first quarter a new North Africa trilateral regional cooperation alliance gathering Tunisia and Libya. According Read More >

DSCU Security Cooperation Organization NESA Center Orientation and Regional Briefing

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies welcomed 18 students from the Defense Security Cooperation University’s (DSCU) seven-week Security Cooperation Organization (SCO) Operations Course. Academic Dean Roger Kangas, supported by Assistant Professor Jeffrey Payne, Dr. Michael Sharnoff, Professor Richard Wiersema, and Associate Dean Charles Marks, briefed the Read More >

Defense Security Cooperation University Military Officer NESA Center Orientation

On Thursday, 27 July 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies welcomed three U.S. military officers who attended the Defense Security Cooperation University’s seven-week training and education program, which includes the Fundamentals and Application of Security Cooperation Organization (SCO) Operations Course and the National Capital Region-based SCO Operational Engagements Course. These Read More >

China’s Investments in Security Cooperation in the Middle East

CSAG STRATEGY PAPER By: MAJ Ibrahim ELVEREN, TUR ARMY, Action Officer, CSAG CCJ5 13 October 2022   Overview: Aiming to change the world order established by the USA, China has taken necessary steps to achieve this, especially since 2010. To understand China’s goals, we only need to look at the Chinese long-term timeline also shared Read More >