Middle East and Central Asia

Middle East and Central Asia
  • Research team:
    • Isabel David
    • Marcos Farias Ferreira
    • Paulo Duarte
    • Maria Regina Mongiardim
    • Tiago Ferreira Lopes
     

     

Divided into three main lines – Geopolitical and Geostrategic Relations in Middle East, Turkey and the Turkish-speaking World and Post-Soviet Space – the research group studying Middle East and Central Asia seeks to analyse regional dynamics established in this geographical area. By means of a multidisciplinary research, this group analyses the regional situation, outlining prospective scenarios defined by the development of international relations itself.     

 

Themes:

  • Geopolitic and geostrategic relations in the Middle East;
  • Turkey and the Turkish world.

 

Projects underway:

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Daxiyangguo – Portuguese Journal of Asian Studies

Asian Press Review Headlines

  • Friday, 13 April 2018 Rússia - EUA

    Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urged the United States and its allies on Thursday (April 12) to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and said he "cannot exclude" war between Washington and Moscow.

     

     

  • Friday, 13 April 2018 Camboja

    The former leader of a Cambodian opposition party said he would call for a boycott of national elections this summer if opposition parties are not allowed to take part.

  • Friday, 13 April 2018 Coreias

    South Korea reiterated Wednesday that it has ruled out North Korea’s human rights record as an agenda item for the upcoming inter-Korean summit, while the United States said it may touch on the sensitive issue.

     

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