Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas (OBGMS)

The President attends the 2nd France-Russia conference in Paris

As the Observatory is very attentive to strategic events in its neighborhood, such as the crisis in Ukraine, the President attended this high level conference which was organised by #IRIS,the … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President interviewed @RadioTeleSuisse

The President was invited to give her analysis on the situation in #Ukraine as the summit in Geneva opens tomorrow : http://www.rts.ch/la-1ere/programmes/forum/5758631-ukraine-que-peut-on-vraiment-negocier-avec-les-russes-16-04-2014.html?f=player/popup

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr Shmelova and France Mochel at PSB

  The President invited Dr Shmelova and France Mochel to speak to her class on European Institutions from two different perspectives : Dr Shmelova spoke to the students about Ukraine … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President, Dr Shmelova and Dr Craciun speak at the 6th Geopolitical Festival in Grenoble

The President, Dr Shmelova and Dr Craciun at the International Center in Grenoble following their conferences at the 6th Geopolitical Festival, April 4.  The overall theme of this year’s Festival … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

La Présidente à Rabat

La Présidente a été invité le 28 mars dernier par l’IRES et la Konrad Adenauer Stiftung pour participer aux tables rondes sur le thème des “Enjeux et Défis de la … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President on France24 to discuss Crimea

    This evening, the President was invited by François Picard to participate in the Debat show from 19h Paris time with Thornike Goradze, Anton Koslov and MEP Libor Roucek … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Geostrategy of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea

In case you missed our first issue of the Geostrategic Maritime Review, it is a good time to take a look at Dr Irina Isakova’s article on page 29, entitled “Geostrategy … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr Rebel Hanna and Dr Yana Korobko on France 24

Dr Yana Korobko and Dr Rebel Hanna were both interviewed @France24_eng last week regarding the #GCC crisis and the recalling of ambassadors. Here is the link to Dr Korobko’s intervention … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President interviewed on Radio Television Suisse

The President was interviewed on @RadioTeleSuisse about the critical situation in #Crimea in #Ukraine (in French) : http://www.rts.ch/audio/la-1ere/programmes/forum/5635038-la-crimee-est-elle-le-berceau-d-un-futur-conflit-mondial-01-03-2014.html.

March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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RSS Foreign Affairs Middle East

  • ISIS' Worst Nightmare
    Why the Group Is Not Trying to Provoke a U.S. Attack September 15, 2014 Robin Simcox Summary:  There are still those in the West who regard using military force against ISIS as a mistake, believing that, with the beheadings of Western journalists, ISIS was hoping to provoke a showdown with the United States all along. Nothing could be further from the truth. […]
  • Beyond Air Strikes
    The Obama Administration's Plans for an Iraqi National Guard September 12, 2014 Michael O'Hanlon Summary:  The most important part of U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent speech about Iraq and Syria wasn’t how many air strikes the United States will conduct and when -- the elements that have dominated much of the analysis of the event. Rather, it w […]
  • State of Confusion
    ISIS' Strategy and How to Counter It September 10, 2014 William McCants Summary:  Despite ISIS’ success in capturing jihadists’ imagination, the idea of an Islamic state has one fatal flaw: its physical incarnation makes it vulnerable to attack. In 2005, Ayman al-Zawahiri, deputy head of al Qaeda, had a killer idea: the al Qaeda franchise in Iraq (AQI) […]
  • Bahrain Drain
    Why the King's Sunni Supporters are Moving Abroad September 5, 2014 Justin Gengler Summary:  Bahrain's ruling dynasty has always relied on the steadfast support of Sunni tribes, a small but pivotal minority in a country riven by sectarianism. Now, these loyalists are moving abroad -- and Bahrain is blaming Qatar for luring them away. More than thre […]
  • ISIS Sends a Message
    What Gestures Say About Today’s Middle East September 3, 2014 Nathaniel Zelinsky Summary:  What does an ISIS militant mean when he raises his index finger? Or an Egyptian activist who raises four? Although Western observers have largely ignored them, such gestures provide a unique window into the evolving politics of the Middle East. A masked man brandishes […]

RSS International Maritime Organisation

  • 28-CCC1IGF September 16, 2014
    Page Heading: New Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) agreed in draft form by IMO Sub-Committee Page Subheading: Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), 8 to 12 September 2014 Article Date: 16/09/2014 Description: New Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) agr […]
    Natasha Brown
  • 13-athens-2002- April 25, 2013
    Page Heading: 2002 Passenger ship liability and compensation treaty set to enter into force in 2014 Article Date: 25/04/2013 Description: Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 2002, which substantially raises limits of liability for death of, or personal injury to, passenger on a ship, set to enter into force on 2 […]
    Natasha Brown
  • 27-ebolataskforce September 4, 2014
    Page Heading: IMO joins international Ebola travel and transport task force Article Date: 04/09/2014 Description: IMO joins international Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force. Rollup Image:
    Natasha Brown
  • 26-GOC-report August 1, 2014
    Page Heading: IMO Secretary-General welcomes Global Ocean Commission report Article Date: 01/08/2014 Description: Sec-Gen welcomes GOC report's call for action to mitigate threats to oceans. Rollup Image:
    Natasha Brown
  • 25-technology-transfer-ghana July 3, 2014
    Page Heading: First ship energy efficiency and technology transfer workshop held in Ghana Article Date: 03/07/2014 Description: 11 West and Central Africa countries attending regional workshop. Rollup Image:
    Natasha Brown

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  • Manila congestion is far from over, says ICTSI - Lifting the truck ban is only the start of a long recovery, says ... ow.ly/2NA8aZ 9 hours ago

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