Tag: Morocco

Strategic Effects of the Recent Iraqi Parliament Anti-Zionist Bill

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: There are a couple of different readings on the recent Iraqi parliament bill about banning the normalization of relations with the Zionist regime; The first interpretation deals with it from micro scale and studies the case from executive background. The second interpretation reviews the bill from macro and strategic aspects and thus analyses its effects on Iraq’s foreign relations as well as political and military equations of the region.
Jafar Ghannad Baashi, Expert of the Middle East issues

An Analysis of Anti-ISIS Global Coalition Meeting in Morocco

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A Middle East expert, commenting on the recent meeting of the so-called Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS in Morocco, said: The meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS in Morocco, which was attended by representatives of 83 world countries, indicates an international will to confront Takfiri and terrorist movements; although the will has faced challenges in practice.

Miscalculation of Morocco in Getting Close to Tel Aviv

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Establishment of relations between Morocco and the Zionist regime and signing of a security-military agreement between Rabat and Tel Aviv sparked anger of the Algerian government officials to the extent that political relations between the two neighboring countries were completely severed.
Hassan Hanizadeh – Expert on the Middle East affairs

Negev Treacherous Meeting & Protesting Reactions of Palestinian Nation

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Treacherous meeting of the foreign ministers from Egypt, Morocco, UAE, Bahrain, the U.S. and the Zionist regime in Sde Boker township in the desert area of Negev occupied territories and in a short distance from David Ben – Gurion’s final home, the founder and the first prime minister of the Zionist regime which was accompanied by an important message sent to Arab regimes by the Zionist regime, received protesting reaction from the Palestinian nation.
Hassan Haani Zadeh, Expert of the Middle East issues

Consequences of Zionist Regime’s Heavy Defeat in Africa

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Refusing to accept the Zionist regime in the African Union was not only considered as a new and humiliating defeat for the regime, but would have a very negative impact on another set of efforts to legitimize Israel.
Jafar Qanadbashi – Expert on Africa affairs

Postponement of Elections, Prospects of Political Developments in Libya

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst on Africa affairs said that the hasty holding of the elections in Libya will not lead to any conclusion and could even increase tensions, adding: Although the decision to hold elections in that country was the result of numerous political processes and negotiations, now the elections have been postponed and there is still no clear prospect of holding the elections.

Prospects of Zionist Regime’s Membership in African Union, Its Consequences

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Africa affairs, saying that if the scenario of Zionist regime’s membership in the African Union succeeds, African countries will be divided on international issues, noted: Given the positions of some countries and their criticisms, this membership will not be easily achieved and does not seem likely.

Reasons for Defeat of Ruling Party in Moroccan Parliamentary Elections, Its Consequences

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Africa affairs cited the inability of the Moroccan Muslim Brotherhood to fulfill its promises and failure to meet the people’s livelihood and social demands as one of the reasons for their defeat in the parliamentary elections, adding: What we are witnessing now in that country with the support of a party is in line with strengthening the monarchy and stabilizing the conditions for the crown prince as the future king.

Objectives, Implications of Zionist Regime’s Observer Membership in AU

Strategic Council Online – Note: The observer membership of the Zionist regime in the African Union, of which 19 of the 55 members are Arab and Muslim governments, is a dangerous issue that can have devastating consequences, including creating divisions and disintegration in African countries.
Hamid Khoshayand – analyst of international affairs

Normalization; a Cover for Advancing Racist Policies of Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – The widespread reactions of the political authorities and the nations of the region to the signing of the plan to normalize relations between the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco with the Zionist regime in the closing months of 2020, in fact brought the future of this plan under question and raised this question that whether this normalization is a mere show and a ceremonial move, or in reality a strategic and sustained effort on the path of making peace between the Arabs and Israel.
Kourosh Salehi – International affairs analyst

Normalization of Morocco’s Relations with Zionist Regime; Turning Israel into a Security Threat to Algeria

Strategic Council Online – Morocco is the last country that has taken measures for normalization of relations with the Zionist regime. This country, along with Egypt, Jordan, the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan, is the sixth country in the Arab world that establishes diplomatic relations with Israel. In return for the normalization of relations, Morocco received recognition of possession of Western Sahara.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Expert on international affairs

Support for Moroccan Sovereignty over Western Sahara; Trump’s Reward to Moroccan Government

Strategic Council Online – Former Middle East director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stating that the conflict in Western Sahara will not end easily, noted: It seems that under the current situation an opportunity has been created for the Moroccan government to make an exchange in return for official recognition of Israel and get concessions from the Trump administration at the end of his term for taking control over Western Sahara.

Turkey’s Presence in Libya, Motives and Dimensions

Strategic Council Online – Turkey is trying to use the leverage of its military presence in Libya to pave the way for political negotiations on political and economic interests, particularly on the sharing of Eastern Mediterranean energy resources.
Hassan Ashrafi – Researcher on Turkey’s affairs

Impediments to the official normalization of the relations between the Zionist regime and Saudi Arabia

Strategic Council Online—Editorial: Official normalization of relations between some Arab governments and the Zionist regime is an act of treason in the Muslim world; the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco are the pioneers of this hated policy and should shoulder the responsibilities of such normalization. The process of normalization and publicization of relations with the Zionist regime was not a stab from the back but a blade from the front on the body of Palestine—something that will not definitely remain unanswered by the public opinion of the Arab countries and Muslim world as well as the Palestinian resistance groups. According to a public opinion poll conducted by the Arabic Center of Political Research and Studies, based in Doha, 92 percent of the surveyed public opinion in the Arab world consider the Zionist regime as a threat to the security and peace of the region.
Hamid Khoshayand—International issues analyst

Prospects for negotiations to resolve the Libya crisis in Morocco

Strategic Council Online-Interview: A university professor says participants in the negotiations in Morocco are serious and determined to resolve the crisis in Libya, adding however that one cannot be optimistic about the outcome of the negotiations as there are ups and downs in the talks and the two sides are aware of the consequences of a war of attrition.

Prospects of Field Developments after Israel-UAE Agreement

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asian affairs said that what the Americans are saying in terms of achieving their goals or changing the course of peace in the Middle East is more propaganda and media feed, adding “The Arab states of the Persian Gulf have considerations and they know that this action will have serious consequences for them.”

Egypt-Turkey Rivalry in Libya

Strategic Council Online – A university professor said that Turkey’s sphere of influence and territorialization in Libya is approaching the strategic depth and the first influence of Egypt, and in some cases they overlap. He added that at the beginning outbreak of clashes between Egypt and Turkey exists on the battlefield, but after a while when the two sides reach a balance in interests and the war turns into one of attrition they will go for negotiations.

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