Economist Jad Chaaban talks about the challenges to Lebanon’s economy, but suggests that not all is bad.
Francis Fukuyama discusses the U.S. role in the Middle East and the future of ideology in the region.
Michael McFaul analyzes the many angles of Russia’s approach to the Syrian conflict.
In an interview, Tarek Mitri says the United Nations was not equipped to deal with the violent Arab uprisings.
Marwan Muasher talks about a new Carnegie report describing shifting Palestinian attitudes towards peace talks.
Bassem Nemeh discusses the economic burden of the Syrian refugees for Lebanon and Jordan.
Maha Yahya discusses the complexities and calculations in a Syrian refugee return
Farea al-Muslimi discusses a recent trip during which he discovered the wartime realities of his own country.
Thanassis Cambanis discusses Lebanese sectarianism and the reform movement of 2015.
The Century Foundation’s Sam Heller discusses the complexities of a governorate that continues to evade regime control.
Jihad Yazigi discusses diplomacy in Syria, Iran’s aims, and whether the Assad regime still matters.
In an interview, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed discusses his recent Washington visit.
Journalist Jihad al-Zein says the Arabs want to tame Qatar, but that the Gulf Cooperation Council will survive.
Joseph Bahout analyzes Mohammed bin Salman’s appointment as crown prince of Saudi Arabia.
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Amid reports of Seif al-Islam Qaddafi’s release, journalist Samir al-Sa‘dawi sheds light on the affair.
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.
In an interview, Isabel Käser discusses Kurdish female participation in northern Syria.
Carnegie’s Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck sets up the country’s May 4 parliamentary elections.