Gebran Bassil and Saad al-Hariri have existential political fears, but their stubbornness could undermine their ambitions.
Former foreign minister Nabil Fahmy discusses the evolving Middle East and Egypt’s role in it.
Turkey is advancing economic, energy, and military objectives in North Africa, particularly in Algeria.
Rights and human security for Palestinians and Israelis must be prioritized over resuming pointless peace talks.
Once the Palestinian Legislative Council is elected, important questions will impose themselves on all sides.
Why was Bashar al-Assad so unprepared for the Syrian uprising, and has he learned anything since?
In an interview, Frederic Hof recalls how Bashar al-Assad undercut the party’s position on the Shebaa Farms.
In an interview, Karim Sadjadpour outlines what a realistic U.S. policy toward Iran should look like.
In an interview, Ray Takeyh discusses his recent book on the reign of the late Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.
Russia, Turkey, and Qatar have presented a trilateral initiative on Syria, but it’s who is included that matters more.
In a video for CEIP, Aaron David Miller outlines the key takeaways of Israel’s elections.
Elections may breathe some life into Palestinian governance, despite the fact there are those who oppose them.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.