Tarek Osman 's Articles

Victory in the Cold War opened a new phase in America and for the country in the rest of the world, writes Tarek Osman

America came to the world in three distinct phases, the last after its overwhelming victory in World War II, writes Tarek Osman

America’s success in the world in the seven decades since World War II has always been a function of how well its brand is perceived abroad, writes Tarek Osman in the first in a series of articles

The Ottomans tried to introduce reforms so that the people did not abandon the Ottoman idea and imagine replacements for it. They failed, writes Tarek Osman

In the century since the fall of the Ottomans, no political project has proved more successful or more calamitous than Arab nationalism, writes Tarek Osman

Of all the political projects that emerged in the Levant after the fall of the Ottomans, the modern state of Lebanon was the most ambitious and most fraught, writes Tarek Osman

Hashemite rule has been among the most enduring political structures in the Levant in the century since the fall of the Ottomans, writes Tarek Osman

The fall of the Ottoman Empire a century ago led to the emergence of new political ideas in the Levant, North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula that continue to mark the region today, writes Tarek Osman

Tarek Osman continues his series on Middle Eastern geopolitics by looking at US, Russian, and Chinese policies in the region

Tarek Osman continues his series of articles on Middle Eastern geopolitics with a consideration of the region’s non-Arab states

Tarek Osman continues his series of articles on Middle Eastern geopolitics by looking at the priorities of the Arab states

Non-state actors have become entrenched in countries across the Arab world over the past few decades, forcing their hosts to rethink their own strategic postures and objectives, writes Tarek Osman

Four key questions have lurked for decades in the collective Egyptian psyche, sometimes lying submerged under the weight of current problems.

In his book “World Order”, Henry Kissinger divided the world geographically but analyzed it culturally.

Narendra Modi’s one-hour speech at Congress was much more than a diplomatic address to the US’s House of Representatives and Senate.

Three interdependent variables and scenarios can help us think about the future of the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.

Responding to the vulnerabilities of the states of the Arabian Peninsula will require smart and courageous policies on the part of their governments and ruling elites, writes Tarek Osman

The states of the Arabian Peninsula are engaged in an ongoing search for strategic autonomy, notably in their relations with the US and China.

The resources now available to the states of the Arabian Peninsula make them serious players on the international scene, writes Tarek Osman in the first in a series of articles

TV scriptwriter Osama Anwar Okasha provided the key to understanding modern Egypt in an influential series of dramas.

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