The fundamental bargain underpinning stability in Middle Eastern states is coming undone, and unless regional leaders move quickly to strike new bargains with their citizens, even larger storms will come.
In cutting funding to people-to-people programs for Palestinians, Washington is doing much harm.
The possible involvement in the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents the U.S.-Saudi relationship with its greatest crisis since 9/11. The question that remains is how the Trump administration will respond.
Arab educational systems need to serve the needs of pluralistic societies and foster the development of active, responsible citizens who are empowered to deal with complexity and advance constructive change.
The Trump administration needs to work closely with Turkey to address the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It is almost certain though that decisions will be made more slowly and communication handled more haltingly.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Israel’s military chief of staff warns that West Bank violence may increase, and he may well be right.
Constructing a new order in the Arab world requires states to begin confronting the patronage system and crony networks that distort economic outcomes and suppress job creation. The economic challenge is thus not merely technical, but profoundly political as well.
In an interview, Adam Coogle of Human Rights Watch discusses the recent disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Many children of jihadis in Algeria are being denied an identity, education, and much more.