Oman’s efforts to avoid taking sides in a polarized region has brought it headaches, but also benefits.
Saudi Arabia’s newfound regional assertiveness is raising the stakes for Washington.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
In an interview, Carole Nakhle looks at how the rise of Mohammed bin Salman may affect oil markets.
Journalist Jihad al-Zein says the Arabs want to tame Qatar, but that the Gulf Cooperation Council will survive.
As the Qatar crisis worsens, Morocco is struggling to remain neutral.
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?
Bruce Riedel talks about U.S. relations in the broader Middle East and describes what prevents him from sleeping.
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.
Recent royal decrees in Saudi Arabia seemed to pave the way for the advent of Mohammed bin Salman.
In a podcast, Carnegie Middle East scholars discuss a new report on the state of the Arab world.
In an interview, Princeton University’s Bernard Haykel discusses Saudi Arabia’s multiple challenges.
Breaking Yemen further with a militarized U.S. policy will only help AQAP.
Donald Trump’s immigration ban has angered many Arabs, but not their leaders.
Carnegie Middle East announces the release of a major new report on the state of the Arab world.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Farea al-Muslimi outlines the deadly dynamics at play in Yemen.
What American voters may have wrought in the Middle East.