Algerian females have access to public space, but in controlled, restricted, and conditional ways.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Civil society organizations are moving to the forefront as vital intermediaries in Syria’s northeast.
Both Hamas and Hezbollah have taken a flexible approach to maintaining their political influence. This has allowed them to weather the ups and downs of their relationship in recent years.
Widespread conflicts and the refugee crisis have brought the Middle East’s troubles closer to Europe. Today, the region’s various challenges, whether conflict, economic inequality, population growth, or global warming, are of concern to many European leaders.
As a stronger Recep Tayyip Erdogan begins his new presidential term, Turkey will face a number of difficult challenges.
Carnegie’s Wael Gamal talks about the middle class in the Arab world, and what its weakening means.
Erdogan’s new partner in parliament—the ultranationalist MHP—will make Ankara a more belligerent and intransigent ally.
The nature of the conflict in Tunisia’s northwest differs from the country’s other security challenges in that it mirrors an insurgency rather than a protracted terrorist campaign.
Nicholas Haslam of Adam Smith International discusses local administration in Syria, and prospects for local autonomy.