A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Why Brussels views events in the Sahel as vital to EU security.
A report card on a recent trip to Tunisia, where fears of a new uprising are palpable.
France’s president has just won a parliamentary majority, so how might he approach the Middle East?
Joseph Bahout analyzes Mohammed bin Salman’s appointment as crown prince of Saudi Arabia.
Has U.S. foreign policy become a question of ignoring what Donald Trump says?
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Bruce Riedel talks about U.S. relations in the broader Middle East and describes what prevents him from sleeping.
Amid reports of Seif al-Islam Qaddafi’s release, journalist Samir al-Sa‘dawi sheds light on the affair.
A nighttime maritime patrol is a lesson in Libya’s permeable sovereignty.
In an interview, Marwan Muasher looks at the region in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s May visit.
Hussein Ibish discusses the ongoing crisis with Qatar and where it it is likely to lead.
In an interview, Raphaël Lefèvre discusses the transformation of Lebanon’s Salafis.
Iran has just completed a presidential election and Carnegie’s Karim Sadjadpour discusses what may lie ahead.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses ongoing protests in Morocco’s north.
Developments in eastern Syria indicate we are entering a new phase in the country’s conflict.
The effort to curb the Islamic institution’s autonomy has stalled, for now.
As Palestinians reach a crossroads, can Donald Trump revive their talks with Israel?
In an interview, Isabel Käser discusses Kurdish female participation in northern Syria.
In an interview, Egyptian journalist Mohannad Sabry discusses Egypt’s failing military campaign in the Sinai.