No doubt that the Middle East Arab countries are witnessing not only substantial changes but revolutionary ones after high oppression levels, poverty, exclusion of others, and the security-based regimes that have made winds of change inevitable. The changing process in the region is not separated from the surroundings and its external context. No doubt that the neighboring countries are being and are going to be influenced directly. It is very essential for the actors interested in the region to develop appropriate polices and strategies in order to maintain not only the stability in the region but also their strategic interests in this region. Furthermore, it is their duty to participate in spreading freedom and dignity after decades of oppression and humiliation. The changing process In the Middle East needs to be honestly guided to achieve its Noble goals. The paper sheds the light on an initiative for a leading team. Continue reading The Changing process in the Middle East A Strategic Implementation Perspective An Initiative for a Leading Team
Turkey is playing a strategic role in the Middle East due to many factors. Historically, the Ottoman Empire was controlling most of what is now called Middle East countries and many other Islamic countries which created long and strong relationship with Turkey. Geographically, Turkey occupies a strategic position between Europe and Asia. It is the ceiling of the Arab countries from the north. Its coasts are extended from the black sea to the Mediterranean Sea. Moreover it has long boarders with Iraq and Iran. Therefore, Turkey is very well qualified to play a strategic role in the Area.
This paper provides a strategic analysis to the Iraqi complexity from the Turkish perspective.
The current era is witnessing serious geopolitical changes during the Arab spring and its waves in the Arab countries specifically. This geopolitics change is reflecting serious geostrategic changes on the OIC (Organization of Islamic Countries) as well, which causes serious impacts on all OIC internally and externally. Under the forum theme “Unity in diversity: Source of power”, the paper introduces some crucial geostrategic concepts to develop common national and regional understanding in order to avoid geostrategic confrontation, and to exploit the strategic opportunities. The paper calls for geostrategic interests’ integration management, and for reaching the point of geostrategic equilibrium so as to start developing, what is called by the writer, geostrategic regional initiatives. This paper will propose crucial strategic imperatives within the context of the complex dynamic of the Arab spring’s transitional period and its impact on the region in order to support the unity of the OIC countries in this dilemma.