Tarek Osman 's Articles

Tarek Osman looks at China’s objectives, calculus, and way of operations as it not only asserts itself as a mega-power, but also corrects what it sees as the historical aberration of the past 150 years

In the first article in a series on the emerging global order, Tarek Osman looks at the US objectives, calculus, and way of operations as it enters the most challenging confrontation in its history — to retain its primacy against a rising and increasingly assertive China

The AUKUS Agreement between the US, UK, and Australia opens vistas onto an intense New Cold War that is only just beginning

'The Genius of the Location' and 'The Spell' are must read books for any student – or lover – of Egypt. Combined together, they are a key to a rich understanding of the idea of Egypt

There are also costs in terms of acute questions regarding America’s standing in the world

There are dangers to Europe as a whole in the French disillusionment with the democratic process, writes Tarek Osman

With Netanyahu out, Israel will have to recalibrate a lot of its foreign policy work in the past decade

Important consequences are already becoming clear of the Israeli war on Gaza

European politics have been bewildering recently

New factors in the foreign policy calculus of Saudi Arabia and Iran will likely lower the intensity of the confrontation between them

In the wake of the immense changes taking place in the Eastern Mediterranean and wider region, the Maronite Church must put forward a new vision and new meaning for Lebanon

As the US and Iran assess the potential of a new and larger agreement, both sides will have to weigh the factors for and against

What does Europe want and what are its concerns in the search for strategic autonomy

These books, including those by several US Supreme Court judges, are typically wonderful and wondrous journeys into logic and deduction

With calls to boycott French goods growing across the Islamic world, Tarek Osman insists that Europe’s Muslims must integrate better into their own societies before it is too late

Nearly two decades after the death of the late Palestinian-American writer Edward Said, it is more important than ever that we adopt his thinking as a tool to analyse ourselves

Five factors will be crucial to the future shape of the Eastern Mediterranean

As far-right political parties extend their influence in many Western societies, there is a risk that the achievements of liberal democracy could eventually disappear

The most consequential question in international affairs today is how the US will deal with China’s rise, writes Tarek Osman

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