A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
A look ahead to 2019, focusing on the most significant and challenging issues facing the world, specifically the Middle East and North Africa region.
As the Yemeni parties prepare to meet in Sweden, the motive to resolve their conflict remains elusive.
In an interview, Mark Hibbs says that while Riyadh is building a nuclear reactor, proliferation risks for now are limited.
Why the Trump administration is unwilling to use the leverage it possesses to alter Saudi Arabia’s damaging behavior is not clear.
Stabilization programs in Syria long outlived their original political rationale, but bureaucratic factors, analytic biases, and an imperative to deliver services kept them going.
Sawsan Abou Zainedin discusses how Syria’s recent reconstruction legislation has served political priorities.
Airbnb says it will no longer list properties to rent in the occupied West Bank. Other companies will be watching to see what happens next.
Arab armed forces are recruiting more females, who nevertheless continue to face a glass ceiling.
There’s an un-American way to make the pink wave permanent.