Opinions

Giancarlo Elia Valori

"After Brexit, France remains the only European nuclear power." The French "Le Vigilant" nuclear submarine (Photo: AP)

How to Implement Nuclear Deterrence in Europe

The probable reduced US interest in European defense, combined with a possible series of tensions with the Russian Federation, make it necessary to rethink the European nuclear arsenal and the whole Eurasian defense doctrine. Opinion

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A New International Cooperation Model

A new distribution of the strategic, geoeconomic, military and political potentials is currently taking place. Unless we orient these new mechanisms towards a peaceful and stable development of the world market, our global system will collapse. Opinion

Saudi King Salman, middle, watches military exercises with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, right, and the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, left (Photo: AP)

Israel as a Focal Point for the Sunni World

As the United States continues its withdrawal from the Middle East system, Israel is becoming the point of reference for both Russia and the Sunni world. Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori discusses the current map of interests in the Greater Middle East. Opinion

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (Photo: AP)

Could North Korea become Part of an "Axis of Good?"

North Korea's latest missile launch could be regarded as an attempt to enter the global market from a position of power, after demonstrating strategic and military autonomy to key regional actors. Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori analyzes the DPRK's aspirations

General Haftar (Photo: AP)

The Global Strategy of General Khalifa Haftar

As the civil war in Libya rages on, Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori discusses the Libyan General's strategic ties with the Russian Federation, as well as the support he receives from neighboring African states and key actors in Europe and the Gulf

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Prime Minister May’s Hard Brexit

The January 17 speech of the British PM Theresa May foreshadows a new and more global Britain, but above all entails the end of the European Union as we know it today. Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori analyzes the moves of the new Iron Lady

IDF Helicopter takes off from Mount Hermon on the Golan Hights (Photo: IDF)

"Out of the North, the Evil will Break Forth"

The war in Syria has completely changed the military and political structure of the Golan Heights region. Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori discusses the threats facing Israel from the North and maps the Jewish State's interests in the new Middle Eastern climate

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The Logic and Strategy of Trump’s Presidency

Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori analyzes the circumstances that have led to Donald Trump's victory and outlines the President-elect's views on domestic and foreign issues: from the elimination of Obamacare to the dismissal of NATO and the JCPOA Treaty