Arab Politics


    • Diwan

    Dead on Arrival?

    The Trump administration’s plan for Palestinian-Israeli peace appears to take only one side into consideration.

    • Diwan

    Lebanon’s Lifeline

    Parliamentarian Basem Shabb argues that Hezbollah and Iran would welcome a cut in U.S. aid to the Lebanese military.

    • Event

    Conflict in Yemen

    Yemen has entered a new political and military phase following the death of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the infighting in Aden between U.A.E.-backed secessionists and forces under the command of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

    • Diwan

    The Politics of Return

    In an interview, Kheder Khaddour discusses his recent paper on how the situation in eastern Syria will impact refugees.

    • Diwan

    Why Sisi Seems Worried

    Egypt’s upcoming presidential election may not remove the incumbent, but many problems lie ahead if he wins.

    • Diwan

    How Likely Is the Outbreak of a New Palestinian Intifada in the Coming Years?

    A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.

    • Diwan

    After the Islamic State?

    • Ghida Tayara
    • February 07, 2018

    Jacqueline Parry discusses post-conflict reconciliation in Iraq, and the possible reemergence of an Iraqi nationalism.

    • Op-Ed

    The Trouble Before the Storm

    As the Trump presidency passes its one-year mark, it provides an opportunity to take stock of the administration’s Middle East policy. Trump’s short term failures, and even his successes, may lead to unintended consequences that will weaken the U.S. position in the region.

    • Diwan

    Out of the Ashes?

    • Ghida Tayara
    • February 06, 2018

    Steven Heydemann discusses postwar reconstruction in Syria, and how it might affect the future of the Assad regime.

    • Diwan

    To the Shores of Tripoli

    • Ghida Tayara
    • February 05, 2018

    Carnegie’s Frederic Wehrey discusses his forthcoming book on Libya after the fall of Moammar al-Qaddafi.

Carnegie Experts on
Arab Politics

  • expert thumbnail - Adly
    Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center
    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.
  • expert thumbnail - Al Rachid
    Loulouwa Al Rachid
    Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
    Carnegie Middle East Center
    Loulouwa Al Rachid is a co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
  • expert thumbnail - Al-Saidawi
    Hadeel Al-Saidawi
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center
    Al-Saidawi is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on Syria.
  • expert thumbnail - Khaddour
    Kheder Khaddour
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center
    Kheder Khaddour is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research centers on civil military relations and local identities in the Levant, with a focus on Syria.
  • expert thumbnail - Yahya
    Maha Yahya
    Middle East Center
    Yahya is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.

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