WAr

Abiy’s hostility towards el-Sisi: Rising tensions over national sovereignty

+Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy’s power increases as the GERD begins to fill.+Egyptian President el-Sisi looks for international support.+A shifts in …
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Putin and Erdogan’s frenemy status: Dividing zones of influence from Nagorno-Karabakh to Syria and Libya

+ Geopolitical lessons from the end of the Nagorno-Karabakh war.+ Russia and Turkey are dividing zones of influence in the …
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Aliyev’s conflict with Pashinyan: Open warfare erupts in the South Caucasus

+ Full-scale warfare erupted in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.+ Involvement of regional powers impacts the regional balance of power. + Warfare …
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Angela Merkel’s hostility towards Donald Trump: A rise in expected tensions over the Nord Stream 2.

+ The Nord Stream 2 has led to controversies and debates in the US.+ It is argued that Germany would …
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Orbán’s frenemies with the EU Parliament: The new COVID19 Recovery Package does not aid the Union’s defense of the Rule of Law

+ The European Council has agreed upon a €750bn COVID-19 recovery package without conditioning funds to Member States´ respect for …
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Aliyev’s conflict with Pashinyan: Historical rivalry flares in the South Caucasus

+ Clashes have erupted over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.+ The so-called “Ganja Gap” is a strategic passage linking Eurasian energy.+ …
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The LGBT community’s conflict with Erdogan: An increasingly homophobic government

+ The Turkish head of religious affairs accused publicly the LGBT community of causing disease and corruption.+ Erdogan chose to …
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Khamenei’s Hostility with Trump: Provoking his way out of conflict?

+ Iran under Khamenei decided to send oil to Venezuela in its dire need. + Iran violates numerous economic Trump-imposed …
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The Kim siblings’ hostility towards Moon Jae-in: A (un)Communicated escalation

+ Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-un’s sister, seems to be the driving force behind the current hostile situation in the Korean …
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Abiy’s hostility towards el-Sisi: Rises along with the water in the Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam

+ In the making since 2011, the Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia is supposed to start filling up this July …
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PEACE

Suga and Biden’s camaraderie relation on the rocks

+ The camaraderie between Biden and Suga has been reflected over the Senkaku Islands dispute. + Islets that have held …
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Netanyahu and Hamdok Reach Tense Camaraderie between Israel and Sudan

+Diplomatic normalization deal brokered by the United States has brought Sudan and Israel into camaraderie.+Sudan needs to rebuild its economy; …
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MBZ’s camaraderie with Netanyahu: Diplomatic relations opened!

+ Israel and the UAE agreed to normalize diplomatic and trade ties.+ MBZ’s daring move could upend the balance of …
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Lebanese leaders’ camaraderie with Xi Jinping: An East shift for the Lebanese economy

+ The IMF doesn’t seem to be the solution for Lebanon’s deep recession.+ Xi Jinping’s government has its sight set …
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Von der Leyen’s camaraderie with Avdullah Hoti: Supporting Kosovo in its EU integration

+ They met on June the 25th, a day before von der Leyen’s meeting with the Serbian President.+ Hoti remarked …
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Ursula von der Leyen’s frenemies with Xi Jinping: Trade interdependence but different values

+ Von der Leyen’s European Commission has identified China as one of the main perpetrators of online misinformation about coronavirus …
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Bashar Al-Assad’s Romance with Vladimir Putin: Russian strikes ended the ceasefire in Syria

+First Russian strikes in the NorthWest of Syria since March+Putin strengthens military and diplomatic alliance with Al-Assad +Putin positions himself …
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Xi Jinping’s Camaraderie with Macky Sall: A valuable piece of the New Silk Road

+ Xi is looking to expand China’s reach within Africa, endorsing South-South trade relations.+ China has made Senegal the first …
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Duterte’s Frenemies with Trump: A rollercoaster of military deals

+ Duterte hesitates over his military alliance with Trump.+ US-Philippines military friendship goes a long way back. + With China …
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President Hassan Rouhani’s economic romance with Nicolas Maduro: Hostile interference in the Caribbean

+ Rosneft’s departure led Maduro to declare an “Energy Emergency”. + Desperate Maduro found in his lifelong supporter, Rouhani, a …
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