As most of Iraq threatens to collapse under the weight of sectarian violence, Kurdistan in northern Iraq stands in sharp contrast. Will Kurdistan seize this opportunity to declare its independence?
Arab integration offers a real opportunity for critical political, economic, social, and cultural developments, but significant challenges stand in the way of comprehensive integration.
This conference was the first in a series of dialogues that sought to explore the ideological backgrounds to the unfulfilled promise of social justice in Arab countries and sought to consider the challenges and options forward in the post-Arab uprisings environment.
Calls for dignity, freedom, and social justice in the Arab world have triggered fundamental questions about state–citizen relations and have dramatically transformed the landscape of civic activism.
On June 3, the Syrian people cast their votes for a new president amidst an ongoing civil war. How will the election results impact the prospects for a political solution?
Across the Arab world, states are emerging scarred by conflicts and revolutions. These states are often in dire need of national reconciliation efforts.
The Carnegie Middle East Center and Human Rights Watch held a conference that addressed the challenges faced by Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city and a focal point for much of the conflict that has spilled over from the Syrian crisis.
Tripoli has become the focal point for much of the conflict in Lebanon, with potentially significant implications for Lebanon and the region.
Participants explored the economic dimension of the transitions taking place in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Carnegie Middle East Center hosted a workshop in Beirut to present and discuss the findings of an assessment of the Syrian Crisis on regional stability with a specific focus on Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.