Two years after the self-proclaimed Islamic State gained control of Mosul, the prospects for liberation and the city’s future remain uncertain.
The “cessations of hostilities” agreement for Syria, brokered in part by Russia, is breaking down—and violence is escalating across large areas of the country, especially in Aleppo.
The Carnegie Middle East Center is pleased to host a review of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s first Arab Experts Survey.
The fragile Syrian peace talks in Geneva are slowly moving forward.
The various conflicts raging in the Middle East, and particularly in Syria, have created a refugee crisis of unprecedented scale.
Five years after popular protests toppled the regime of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia continues its transition toward democracy and has established a political dialogue that has been recognized by the international community.
Five years after the start of the popular protest movement that overthrew Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime, Yemen is deeply embroiled in a civil war.
Five years after Egypt’s January 25 uprisings, the country faces increased terror threats from extremist groups and enjoys even less freedoms than before the popular movement toppled the 30-year-old regime of former president Hosni Mubarak.
Today, two-thirds of Iraqis think that their country is headed in the wrong direction, and party and leader favorability ratings are at all-time lows.
Political developments in the Arab region have led to the strengthening of ethnic, religious, or racial identities at the expense of citizenship, and in some countries to armed confrontation. Is a state built on the principle of citizenship still possible?