This cluster examines the Geopolitics of the Extended Middle East (Middle East-Horn of Africa-South Asia) from a UAE and Gulf States perspective. It tries to understand why the dynamic among local authorities, communities, governments, intergovernmental organisations or transnational corporations generates a new geopolitical block between Asia and Africa. It covers a broad spectrum of topics, from Conflicts, Terrorism to non-traditional security issues (migration, cybersecurity, etc.), Cultural Diplomacy, Gender in IR.
- Geopolitics of the new Middle East;
- Islam in the West;
- Radical Islam and Far-Right Extremism