Hussein Haridy 's Articles

In the wake of the visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, Washington must prove to Beijing that it will uphold the One China Policy, writes Hussein Haridy

The visit by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan last week raises important questions regarding the US strategy of confrontation in the region.

If Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan on her Asian tour, it will have unpredictable consequences for US-Chinese relations.

Egypt’s 23 July Revolution, 70 years old this month, was a watershed moment in shaping the destiny of the modern country.

Last week’s tour of the Middle East by US President Joe Biden has opened up new opportunities as well as new challenges for the region.

The period of constructive engagement between the US, Russia, and China that the world was looking forward to just one year ago seems to have completely disappeared, writes Hussein Haridy

The Arab countries participating in the forthcoming Jeddah summit with US President Joe Biden should prepare an Arab agenda presenting their common priorities and concerns.

The Arab states must ensure that the agenda of July’s Jeddah summit meeting with the United States genuinely serves Arab interests.

There were some positive outcomes from the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in the Asia-Pacific region, despite the background sound of the drums of war.

More and more Western voices have started to ask realistic questions about how the war will end in Ukraine, writes Hussein Haridy

US President Joe Biden wrapped up his first Asian tour in Japan this week after his official visit to South Korea.

There is no reason for North Korea to engage with the South in meaningful dialogue about peace and security given the US and South Korean emphasis on extended deterrence.

The inauguration of new South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol took place earlier this month, signalling a possible new departure in the country’s politics, writes Hussein Haridy

The military involvement of NATO in the war in Ukraine is becoming a serious threat to international peace and security and has brought the world closer than ever to the use of nuclear weapons.

The West’s double standards on Israeli actions in Palestine and the war in Ukraine explain why the silent majority in Egypt and the Arab world does not support its reaction to the Russian invasion.

The stark difference between US and Israeli plans for a New Middle East and the unchanging reality of Israel as an occupying power remains, as two recent pictures from the Middle East reveal.

The war in Ukraine means that Egypt must re-examine its options in the highly polarised international order that is now taking shape, writes Hussein Haridy

The reestablishment of European security over the years to come must include Russia if it is to be sustainable in the long run.

The West has not signalled that it is ready to engage Russia diplomatically to end the war in Ukraine, instead turning the conflict into an all-out confrontation.

The US and former USSR drew back from nuclear confrontation in the Cuban Missile Crisis, but 60 years later the two superpowers have been sucked into a destructive storm in Ukraine.

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