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China and Iran Strategic Partnership

China and Iran Strategic Partnership A deal struck in March 2021 between Iran and China concluding a strategic pact and binding both parties for a quarter of a century might be alarming for the West. This pact includes not only oil and gas but also military, intelligence and connectivity to...

Indo-Pacific: Defence Pact between Japan and Australia

Japan and Australia signed a historical defence pact on January 6th, 2022, during the virtual summit between Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. For Japan, the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) is only the second agreement of military character outside of cooperation with the United...

Central Asia: Religious Radicalism in Uzbekistan

The religious radicalisation of the younger generation has been a challenge in Uzbekistan for a few years already. Recently there was a surge of actions, where security forces acted against individuals but also smaller groups across the country. With the situation in the Middle East, especially in Syria calming...

Extremism across Western Balkans, Croatia and Slovenia – Assessing Threats in an Online Environment

Praha / Bratislava / Vienna, 20 November 2021South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), Vienna, AUSTRIA in cooperation with Center for Security Analyses and Prevention (CBAP), Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC and Center for Analyses, Monitoring and Reporting (CAMR), Bratislava, SLOVAKIA organised in Belgrade, Serbia, a get-together meeting and decided to start...

South East Europe Media Forum

We are incredibly happy and grateful to announce that our member Fitore Fejza together with Arta Haxhixhemajli from Center for Security Analyses and Prevention have participated in the South East Europe Media conference (SEEMF2021) organized by SEEMO.The media conference for South East Europe took place in Belgrade and covered...

Could Evergrande Be the Next Lehman Brothers?

China has been signalling worrying signs of economic slowdown. In September 2021, Goldman Sachs lowered its forecast for China’s economic growth in 2021 from 7.85 to 8.2%. This degradation is mainly caused by energy shortages but also by the recent problems relating to Evergrande (Mendell, 2021). Evergrande Real Estate Group...

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New Tension in the Indo-Pacific between China and Allies

After a few weeks of preparations, a new security pact between China and Solomon Islands was signed in April 2022. This step undermines the...

Humanitarian aid to Ukraine from Central Asia

Region of Central Asia is considered the sphere of influence of Russia, therefore it is expected for states to be on the side of...

Cyber Diplomacy: Shaping the Global Governance

Implications without borders Along with fast technology developments and the dynamic of geopolitical competition, so does grow global spending on cybersecurity. The recent global events such...

The Security Situation in Western Balkans vis-a-vis the Russian-Ukrainian War

We have recently hosted a roundtable on the topic The Security Situation in Western Balkans vis-a-vis the Russian-Ukrainian War. The roundtable hosted a discussion regarding the security...

Kazakhstan: One Month after Unrest

The beginning of 2022 brought bloodshed to the streets of Almaty in Kazakhstan - hundreds of dead, thousands of detained, foreign military intervention, tightening...