U.S. military assistance in the Middle East (and more broadly) is in need of serious reform.
Dylan O’Driscoll argues that the defeat of the Islamic State must be exploited to build a civic society in Iraq.
Nadwa al-Dawsari discusses her recent Carnegie article on relations between tribes and Al-Qa‘eda in Bayda governorate.
Carnegie Moscow Center’s Director Dmitri Trenin and Rethinking Russia discussed his new book “What Is Russia Up To in the Middle East?”, Moscow’s role and place in the region, the future of Syria and the Islamic State as well as Russia’s Syria collaboration with Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the U.S.
In an interview, former U.S. ambassador Robert Ford describes what worries him in Syria, and says the situation there may be the worst human tragedy since World War II.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Carnegie’s Tim Maurer discusses his new book on Cyber mercenaries, and talks about cyber warfare in the Middle East.
Iran boasts that its foreign policy is driven by fighting injustice rather than furthering the state’s economic interests. This may restrain possibilities for reform.
Marc Lynch discusses the Arab uprisings, how they might be viewed by historians, as well as the future of the Middle East.
The Trump administration’s plan for Palestinian-Israeli peace appears to take only one side into consideration.