• Diwan

    I, the Supreme

    The Syrian regime devolves some power over reconstruction, mainly to retain it.

    • Diwan

    Jordan’s Burden

    How can the kingdom’s troubled economy benefit more from Syrian migrant workers?

    • Diwan

    Wasta Rule

    The Islamic State’s governing system in Syria looks a great deal like that of the Assad regime.

    • Event

    The Final Phase of the War in Syria?

    • Malik al-Abdeh, Sultan Barakat, Mohanad Hage Ali, Yezid Sayigh
    • March 14, 2017
    • Beirut, Lebanon

    The Syrian conflict is not yet over, but it appears to have entered its final phase. Though Syrian President Bashar al-Assad seems set on maintaining power, significant shifts in U.S. and Turkish policies may help produce a negotiated outcome for the war weary country.

    • Diwan

    An Emigrant’s Tale

    In an interview, Sergio Jalil discusses the Lebanese diaspora in Latin America and how Lebanon can benefit from it.

    • Diwan

    A Veto to Ponder

    Did the Security Council’s vote on sanctions for Syria’s chemical weapons attacks promote accountability or impunity?

    • Diwan

    Unmagical Mountain

    Iraq’s Yezidis are trapped amidst the rivalries all around them.

    • Diwan

    Dark Horizons

    In a podcast, Carnegie Middle East scholars discuss a new report on the state of the Arab world.

    • Diwan

    A Rough Patch

    In an interview, Princeton University’s Bernard Haykel discusses Saudi Arabia’s multiple challenges.

    • Diwan

    Where the Kurds Are

    • Mohanad Hage Ali
    • February 22, 2017

    Carnegie Middle East recently hosted a roundtable on the self-declared Federation of Northern Syria-Rojava.

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    Raphaël Lefèvre
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center
    Lefèvre is a Gates Scholar and a doctoral candidate in politics and international relations at the University of Cambridge.
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    Carole Nakhle
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center
    Nakhle is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Center, specializing in international petroleum contracts and fiscal regimes for the oil and gas industry, world oil and gas market developments, energy policy, and oil and gas revenue management.
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    Yezid Sayigh
    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Center
    Sayigh is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his work focuses on the Syrian crisis, the political role of Arab armies, security sector transformation in Arab transitions, the reinvention of authoritarianism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace process.
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    Maha Yahya
    Middle East Center
    Yahya is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.

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