In an interview, Salim Yaqub discusses his most recent book, on U.S. policy in the Middle East during the 1970s.
Choosing whom comes after Mahmoud Abbas may be a complicated endeavor.
What American voters may have wrought in the Middle East.
On the eve of the U.S. election, Carnegie’s Maha Yahya explains what it may mean for the region.
Why we are likely to see more female jihadis in the future.
Palestinian municipal elections may be indefinitely delayed.
Thirty-four years after Bashir Gemayel’s assassination, what remains is a man athwart Lebanon’s history.
The ceasefires in the Yarmouk refugee camp were imposed solutions. It would be a grave mistake to understand these agreements as an example of genuine reconciliation.
The Syrian regime's siege of the Yarmouk refugee camp has changed the course of the conflict and strengthened the hand of the government.
There is a risk that the flow of weapons and fighters from Jordan into Syria will contribute to lawlessness and insecurity in Jordan, and the spillover of the hundreds of thousands of Syrians refugees into Jordan is likely to continue.
More than thirty years after its annexation of the Golan Heights, the civil war in Syria seems to have presented Israel with a chance to draw the Druze population of the Golan Heights closer to itself.
Israel could find itself engaged in some local conflicts with Islamic extremists along the border or in a limited conflict with Assad if he decides to retaliate the next time Israel attacks targets in Syria.
The Syrian war has been a disaster for the country’s Palestinian refugee population. The half-million Palestinians who have lived in the country since they were driven out by Israeli forces in 1948 were sharply divided over the 2011 revolution.