Turkey's parliamentary elections in June will be decisive for the country's future, possibly affecting EU accession plans and Turkey's evolving regional role.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Secretary General of NATO, will join Roger Cohen, columnist for the International Herald Tribune, in a conversation on "NATO and the Arab Spring".
The transformations underway across the Middle East present both an opportunity and a challenge for U.S. policy in the region, as new actors enter the political stage with positions, goals, and political weight that are still difficult to judge.
The transformation underway in the Middle East has already affected Palestine by facilitating reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, but the impact could grow in the coming months. What are the implications of the Arab Spring for Palestine and the search for peace in the Middle East?
Following the protests and upheaval throughout the Arab world, Syrians took to the streets beginning on March 15, demanding a more responsive and democratic government. What happens in Syria in the coming months will play a critical role in the future of the region.
Five years after the adoption of the new Iraqi constitution, the status of Kirkuk remains a flashpoint that threatens Iraq’s future stability.
Yemen's power structures are under great strain as the political elite struggles to adapt to nationwide demands for a more responsive and inclusive government. Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states will play a critical role in Yemen's future.
After the dismantling of the Mubarak regime’s State Security Investigations apparatus, questions remain about how the new National Security sector will differ from its predecessor and what security sector reforms will be implemented.
The uprisings sweeping across the Arab world will carry far-reaching—and difficult-to-predict—consequences for regional and international politics.
The Middle East and North Africa have seen more change in the last three months than in the previous fifty years and the current turmoil will have far-reaching and, in the short-run, adverse economic implications both within the region and beyond.