A safe zone is not a Turkish aim in Syria, but aid to opposition groups will continue.
A video posted by a politician in Lebanon tells us much about the country’s presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton may intervene more in Syria, but don’t assume she’s a hardened interventionist.
Donald Trump’s policies on Syria suggest he may favor Assad and has learned little about the country.
For the Assad regime, the strategic aim of continued violence is to secure the economic and financial assets it will need in order to survive the transition from war to peace.
“Madkhali” Salafists in Libya are active in the battle against the Islamic State, and in factional conflicts.
Why local tribal calculations will determine what happens outside Syria’s heartland.
Carnegie's Karim Sadjadpour argues that the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East is becoming increasingly hard-edged.
Morocco’s upcoming elections could be a referendum on the Justice and Development Party’s balancing act with the monarchy.
Hoshyar Zebari, no paragon, has fallen victim to his rivals’ political machinations.