A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
How can the kingdom’s troubled economy benefit more from Syrian migrant workers?
The new United Nations peace process for Syria will operate on two tracks with the hope of building the necessary critical mass to stem the violence.
With the migrant crisis in Europe reaching new levels, Aron Lund interviews Mouaffaq Nyrabia on the war in Syria and the opposition’s relationship with the EU.
The horrific attacks in France bring back to the fore the question of what it means to be a citizen in Europe today and how such citizenship intersects with the burning questions of class and multiple cultural identities.
If the conflict in Ukraine develops into a lasting standoff between the U.S.-EU camp and Russia, it may shift the dynamics in Syria in more direct ways as well.
For some months now, rumors have been making the rounds about a resumption of intelligence cooperation between certain European states and the government in Damascus.
Swedish authorities have opened an investigation into the activities of Haitham Rahma, a Swedish citizen born in Homs.