Khaled Hanafi Ali's Articles

Could negotiations with terrorist groups end the vicious cycle of violence that has been taking over Mali and other countries in the African Sahel region, asks Khaled Hanafi Ali

More and more experts are needed to help untangle an increasingly turbulent world. But should we always take their views at face value, asks Khaled Hanafi Ali

To avoid the high costs of proxy wars, many countries have been resorting to peace by proxy as a way of maintaining their interests in conflict zones, writes Khaled Hanafi Ali

Various brutal crimes have recently shaken the Arab world, sparking a heated debate over their motives

Small events as well as large ones can sometimes act as sparks that can ignite immense fires, as the recent history of the Arab region has shown, writes Khaled Hanafi Ali

Recent incidents of presidents of countries contracting the coronavirus have provoked debate about how far their physical health can affect legitimacy and political stability

Often used as a way of strengthening social control by playing on people’s anxieties, could the politics of fear also help to bring about positive change

The same conditions that led to the recent coup d’etat in Bamako exist in a number of African Sahel countries. Can they avoid the same fate

The impact of UAE-Israeli normalisation could extend far beyond the Palestinian issue to touch all the region’s crises, recasting regional power balances