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All the materials marked with tag: Middle East
5 October, 2013
The stance of all important players is like a naughty joke in the face of a humanitarian disaster
8 July, 2013
Creeping authoritarianism and state-engineered Islamization can estrange Turkey from its Western neighbors and embroil it even more closely in the turmoil in the Middle East
27 November, 2012Security
Random attacks, usually carried out by individual Palestinian militants and not authorised by the Hamas-controlled Government in Gaza, have been going on sporadically for months. Why therefore did Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel's Prime Minister, decide to respond now in a way clearly calculated to cause uproar in the poor and overcrowded Gaza Strip and prompt a likely terroristand militant response?
1 November, 2012Security
In his exlusive interview for The Ukrainian Week, Yasser Abboud, a leader of the Free Syrian Army, talks about the struggle with the Assad regime
12 September, 2012World
Charles Tripp, Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East, at the School of Oriental and African Studies, explains The Ukrainian Week what the quasi-democratic facade of Iraq policy conceals and what challenges Baghdad will face soon
29 March, 2012Security
Political analyst Chris Zambelis shares his opinion on the effect of Syrian revolt on Lebanon with The Ukrainian Week
28 December, 2011Security
The Turkey/Cyprus Project Director Hugh Pope shared with The Ukrainian Week his opinion on geopolitical ambitions of Turkey, Turkey-EU relations, Kurds issue and confrontation with Israel
23 November, 2011Security
Josef Olmert, a well-known political scholar, shares his opinion on the potential outcome of the conflict between the government and opposition in Syria and the difference between the uprisings in Syria and Lybia
5 July, 2011Security
Political scientist Chris Zambelis is an author, researcher, and analyst with Helios Global, Inc., a risk management group based in the Washington, DC area. He specializes in Middle East politics. The opinions expressed here are the author’s alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of Helios Global, Inc.
14 June, 2011Security
Despite of king’s prohibition of demonstrations, the wave of “Arab spring” is reaching the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Ukrainian Week has an opportunity to interview famous Brazilian political scientist Pepe Escobar on the current events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
31 March, 2011Society
The British media expert Michael Binyon speaks about the potential of social media and the need to preserve live communication with real people
25 February, 2011Politics
What lessons does the Ukrainian Revolution of 2004 provide?
3 February, 2011Security
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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