Sarah Yerkes examines the causes behind the ongoing protests in Tunisia, and advises less of a resort to force.
Carnegie’s Jarrett Blanc explains why the U.S. has no clear strategy toward Iran, and worries war may happen by accident.
Sinan Ülgen discusses Turkey’s options as it maneuvers in a complicated regional and international context.
Michele Dunne discusses the shifts in U.S. relations with Egypt and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Maha Yahya discusses the implications of the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital.
Having contributed to the Assad regime’s survival, the party can now turn to other priorities.
Analyst Sergio Altuna Galán discusses Al-Qa‘eda’s rebranding, as well as the jihadi situation in Tunisia and Libya.
Nathan Brown discusses recent events in Saudi Arabia, and believes they may have a damaging effect.
Yezid Sayigh discusses the growing tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and its impact on Lebanon and Syria.
Yahia H. Zoubir discusses the situation in the Sahel, where weak states and illegal trafficking prevail.
Djallil Lounnas discusses developments in the jihadi environment of northern Africa.
Saad Andary of Lebanon’s Central Bank says its foreign currency reserves guarantee financial stability in the years ahead.
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.