Hussein Haridy 's Articles

The Élysée Treaty between France and the former West Germany was signed 60 years ago this year, and there is every reason to celebrate, writes Hussein Haridy

The visit by the prime minister of Japan to Washington last week may mark the end of US cheque-book diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region, with Japan committing greater resources to its own defence.

The China-Russia summit meeting at the end of December ushered in a new year of high-stakes interactions between the world’s great powers, writes Hussein Haridy

The Indo-Pacific region occupied a central position in US global strategy this year, as it will continue to do for decades to come.

The visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Riyadh last week likely had more to do with energy diplomacy than a competition with strategic implications for the US in the region, writes Hussein Haridy

The visit to the US by French President Emmanuel Macron this week underlined his position as Europe’s voice in Washington.

Could Egyptian-Turkish relations be headed for better days after the handshake between the leaders of the two countries in Qatar in November.

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Indonesia earlier this month to thrash out the future of US-Chinese relations.

The results of the US midterm elections show that the country’s exhausted majority of voters is dissatisfied with the extremism of Trump and Trumpism, writes Hussein Haridy

This year’s Arab Summit meeting in Algiers was marked by consensus on a range of issues as a result of changes in the international context.

Amid growing tensions in the world, writes Hussein Haridy, COP27 is reason for hope

The US has released its new National Security Strategy containing major implications for the Middle East.

An anti-Saudi campaign has begun in the US in the wake of the OPEC plus decision to cut oil production, showing Washington’s apparently limited understanding of wider changes in the region.

Three major international developments will weigh on deliberations at next month’s Arab Summit in Algiers.

The world today is not far away from the threat of a nuclear showdown between the warring parties in the war in Ukraine.

This month’s 77th session of the UN General Assembly turned into a battleground of declarations, writes Hussein Haridy

Britain’s new King Charles III has long emphasised the peaceful coexistence of Christianity and Islam.

The death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II this week marks the end of an era in British and world politics, writes Hussein Haridy

The death of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev last week came as a reminder of the costs the Arab region has had to pay since the fall of the former Soviet Union.

With the US pouring more and more weapons into the country, it seems that the West is intending to fight a long-term war in Ukraine.

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