Strategic Studies

Hamas, Financial Problems, The Dark Internet and Bitcoins

Assessment of the situation The announcement by some countries to have listed the Islamistic movement Hamas as a banned terrorist organization has had a significant indication: Countries and organizations exposed to sanctions, usually do their...

Manbij City from Al-Assad to SDF, then what?

This study tackles the reality of the Syrian city of Manbij through several axes: A preface about the conflict of local and international forces today over Manbij.Manbij the location, geography...

Iranian Strategic Goals of converting Syrian Euphrates Area into Shia

Iran Strategic goals of converting the Syrian Euphrates Valley into Shia is not related to the consequences of the conflict in Syria, which has been ongoing for seven years. The Iranian objective comes in...

Why did the AK Party Lose Municipal Elections? Causes and Consequences

Introduction The results of the recount of the election votes of the Grand Istanbul Municipality is not expected to change the reality because of the 27 thousand votes in favor of the opposition candidate. Despite...

Military Bases in Syria, Belt of the Orient

Security expert and Head of “Unit of Research & Studies of Barq Consultation Center”; Investigations and political reports; Type: Geo-strategic report: It...

Kurds in Iran, from Battle of Damdam Castle to Mullah’s Regime, Eastern Kurdistan

Generally speaking, “Kurds” as the name refers to “stateless people” is a deeply originated statement in the imagination of public in the region. Kurds are ancient peoples in the region, and distributed...

Why They are Burning Syrian Wheat, Syria’s Current and Future Food Security

Food Security: Food security refers to people’s ability to get secure access to food without any obstacles whatsoever. It is the availability of enough and healthy food that contains nutritionally valuable substances so as to...

Afrin “From the Kurdish Protection Units” to “Olive Branch Operation”

This study monitors the demographic, social and geographical status of Afrin, and its role from the spark of the Syrian Revolution until “Olive Branch” military operation. This study...

An insight into the Russian propaganda model and solutions to it

A study by the RAND institute – Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews About this article Since its 2008 incursion into Georgia (if not before), there has been a...

Military Factions in the North of Syria, the Role and Future

Contents: IntroductionImportance of the geographical position and role in the Syrian RevolutionClassification of the main fighting military factions in the opposition-held areas.Jihadi factions: Haya’at Tahrir Al Sham, formerly known...

The Turkish Secret Service in Germany and Austria – Interior Policy Abroad

Introduction For years, politicians, experts and journalists have been observing more and more actions by the Turkish secret service MIT in Germany and Austria. The focus...

The conflict in the Caucasus – historical development and current dangers

The author is a publicist and human rights activist. He is the editor of “Armenia: Taboo and Trauma” and is considered to be the...

Iran’s New Geopolitical Goals – Regional Continuity From Tehran to the Mediterranean

Local armed groups allied with Iran have proven the country’s ability to confront the opponents of the Iranian influence in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and...
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Study: A Western View on The Refugee Crisis in Syria, Turkey and Greece

The dramatically increasing refugee crisis in the Syrian province of Idlib, on the Greek islands and at the EU's external borders shows that the...
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How can the Iranian Regime be Excluded from the Arab World

Since World War II, the world has never witnessed a humanitarian catastrophe that caused such a big loss of lives like that which has...