A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Carnegie’s Joseph Bahout discusses the transformations in Saudi Arabia and the GCC, and the risks involved.
Sarah Yerkes examines the causes behind the ongoing protests in Tunisia, and advises less of a resort to force.
If the Trump administration stops funding UNRWA, the humanitarian consequences will be dramatic.
In an interview, Jennifer Cafarella offers a situation report of the Syrian conflict at the start of 2018.
Some Yemeni tribes regard the Houthis as a bigger threat than al-Qaeda. But as the war drags on, the tribes’ ability to push both groups out of Bayda governorate diminishes.
Trump’s decision on Jerusalem only came after multiple US decisions that redefined Resolution 242, which affirms the “inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war”.
Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses Morocco’s PJD and what its experience of governing has meant for the kingdom.
The Saudi regime is reshaping the country’s legal sector in profound ways.
As Carnegie releases a report on Iranian cyber operations, Diwan speaks to Collin Anderson, one of the co-authors.