Middle East

Course for Senior Officials: Visit to Riyadh Completes the Study Tour

A visit to Saudi Arabia completes the study tour of the Course for Senior Officials at the Federal Academy for Security Policy. Talks centred around the conflict in Yemen, the fight against terrorism and the social and political development of the Kingdom.


Das Foto zeigt eine vielbefahrene Autoverkehrsstraße in Teheran in der Dämmerung.
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Course for Senior Officials: Talks in Iran

Iran was the first stop on the study tour of the Academy’s 2017 Course for Senior Officials. For two days, talks focused on the European view of the Islamic Republic and on Iran’s own perspective.


Flughafen Berlin-Tegel
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Visit to the Middle East: Course for Senior Officials begins its Study Tour

The Academy's Course for Senior Officials has left for talks in the Islamic Republic of Iran, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The focus of the trip will be on first-hand impressions and talks with regional players.


Der Jemen ist einer der zahlreichen Konflikte im Nahen und Mittleren Osten
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The Middle East – a region in upheaval

Hardly any other region in this world is currently undergoing political and social changes of the scope observed in the Middle East. The Academy's 2017 Course for Senior Officials is shedding light on today's challenges in this region as well as on the implications for German and European foreign and security policy.
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