Mohammad Selim is an Egyptian citizen presently working as a Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Carleton University, Canada in 1979, and since then he taught in Cairo University, American University in Cairo, King Saud University, United Arab Emirates University, and Kuwait University. Between 1995 and 2003 he established the Center for Asian Studies in Cairo University and served as its first director. He has written a number of books and articles in Arabic and English in scholarly journals on issues related to foreign policy analysis, Arab-Asian relations, and Euro-Mediterranean studies. He also represented the Government of Egypt in a number of world and Asian forums. Among his major books are: Non-Alignment in a Changing World (1983), Relations Among Muslim States (1991), Foreign Policy Analysis (1998), Towards a Red Sea Forum for Security and Cooperation (1998), Arab-Central Asian Relations (2000), The Development of International Politics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2008, third edition), The Nationalization of the Suez Canal Company: A Study in Decision Making (2002). Over the last ten years he has published various academic papers on China such as Major Asian Powers and the Middle Eastern Conflicts (Cairo: Center for Asian Studies of Cairo University, Asian Monographs series no. 38, June 2001). “Towards New Strategic Understanding between Egypt and China in the 21st Century,” Journal of F. A. C., (Beijing) 25, June 2000. Co-editor, Egyptian-Asian Relations (Cairo: Center for Asian Studies of Cairo University, 2000) and Sino-Arab Relations, (Cairo: Center for Asian Studies of Cairo University, Asian Monographs, 1999). His latest publications include “Environmental Security in the Arab World”, in: Brauch, Hans Günter et al. (Eds.): Facing Global Environmental Change: Environmental, Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concepts.
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