The ongoing conflict in Syria has created the biggest wave of displacement and refugees since World War II, along with devastating destruction and hundreds of thousands of victims.
The Middle East suffers from a unique deficit in its peace and security architecture. “Order from Ashes: New Foundations for Security in the Middle East” is a multi-year TCF project that studies the possibilities for creating security architecture and institutions to facilitate cooperation and manage conflict.
Yemen has entered a new political and military phase following the death of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the infighting in Aden between U.A.E.-backed secessionists and forces under the command of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.
With Syria, Libya, and Iraq grappling with either the specter of war or its immediate aftermath, there is an urgent need to analyze the politics of post-conflict reconstruction.
What were the particular features that set Tunisia apart from its neighbors? Is the country a model that can be replicated in other Arab countries, or simply an anomaly?
The year 2017 witnessed serious upheavals, from Saudi Arabia’s internal purge and the end of the Islamic State to the serial Iranian and Russian triumphs in Syria.
The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to a public discussion to present the findings of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies’ report entitled Governing Diversity: The Kurds in a New Middle East.
With the current turn of events in Syria and Iraq, the disintegration of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, at least in its current form, appears imminent.
Fifty years after the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, repeated efforts to negotiate a two-state solution have faltered, and the traditional instruments of Palestinian nationalism face crises of confidence.
Authoritarian states have largely survived the frontal challenges to their power since the Arab revolts in 2010. But alternative political ideas and power structures continue to emerge in marginal spaces or in geographical areas where the state’s authority weakens.