Economist Jad Chaaban talks about the challenges to Lebanon’s economy, but suggests that not all is bad.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The rise of electric vehicles appears unstoppable, but they need much more to cause a serious disruption in the transport sector.
Regional crises, water scarcity, and low agricultural yields mean the Middle East is increasingly less able to feed itself.
There are a number of less visible impacts of the ongoing standoff in the Gulf.
Lebanon’s economy has paid a significant price for the ongoing war in Syria.
In an interview, Carole Nakhle looks at how the rise of Mohammed bin Salman may affect oil markets.
While Trump's energy program is still unfolding it is clear that he is sticking to the pledges he made during his presidential campaign.
A nighttime maritime patrol is a lesson in Libya’s permeable sovereignty.
To promote Saudi Arabia’s push toward renewable energy, the United States should help the kingdom transform itself from petro-state to participant in the global clean energy market.