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Giancarlo Elia Valori

Gas and oil rig in Cyprus (Photo: Bigstock)

Could Natural Gas Inflame the Middle East?

The huge amount of natural gas that is being discovered throughout the Eastern Mediterranean region is bound to quickly change the whole economic, strategic and military system of the Greater Middle East. Analysis by Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori

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Hanoi Summit: The Beginning of a New World Order?

“The entry of a great country such as North Korea into the world market will be the real great deal of the century and the true and stable guarantee for future peace.” Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori provides insights into the upcoming Trump-Kim meeting

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei with Iran's top military officers (Archive photo: AP)

On the Brink

The withdrawal of US troops from Syria will create a significant strategic space for Iran. Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori explains how this move could lead to an all-out war between Israel and the Shi’ite axis. Opinion

Presidents Rouhani, Putin, Erdogan in a meeting in Ankara to discuss Syria's future, April 2018 (Photo: AP)

The Current Geopolitical Shifts in the Middle East

Syria's three-party strategic system, with the minor addition of the United States and its now remote allies on the field, is undergoing a radical transformation. Analysis by Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with US National Security Advisor John Bolton (Photo: AP)

Rethinking Israel’s Global Strategy

“The Jewish State certainly does not want to diminish its relations with the USA and Europe, although its relations with the East will certainly increase, including those having a security nature.” Analysis by Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori

Prof. Valori with Rabbi Arthur Schneier (Photo courtesy of the author)

Rabbi Arthur Schneier and Anti-Semitism

“As Rabbi Schneier maintains, periods of social, cultural and economic turbulence are always fatal for the Jews – as the whole Western history demonstrates. We should recall that anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism are not the enemies of Jews alone, but of our civilization as a whole.” Analysis by Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori