In an interview, Sylvie Braibant discusses the late Soviet double-agent George Blake’s ties with the Middle East.
Twenty years on, a film by Lebanese director Jean Chamoun remains as relevant as ever.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Kuwait’s new government has affirmed a sense of continuity, when the country’s problems require change.
In an interview, Arash Azizi discusses his new biography of Qassem Suleimani and Iran’s challenges in the Middle East.
Because of Covid-19 restrictions, researchers have had to find alternative ways of getting information.
Armed forces throughout the Middle East prove that military affairs are too important to be left to the officers alone.
In an interview, Cornelius Adebahr and Barbara Mittelhammer talk about a feminist EU foreign policy toward Iran.
In an interview, Sherif Mohyeldeen discusses the challenges of healthcare in Egypt’s border areas.
Egypt’s closing of the inquiry into the Regeni murder is Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s way of avoiding challenges from within.
University students around Lebanon are voting for candidates who oppose the country’s sectarian establishment parties.
Giving women greater leadership roles might be the antidote to Lebanon’s governing crisis.
In an interview, Philippe Lançon describes his coming to terms with the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.
As elections near, among the country’s priorities will be to address the shortcomings of its political system and its identity.
Rising tensions between Morocco and the Polisario Front come at the worst time for parties to the Western Sahara conflict.
On Lebanon’s Independence Day, the question has meaning for a population whose leaders are masters of the meaningless.
In an interview, Olivia Lazard discusses the political impact of environmental degradation in the region.
In an interview, Sevak Khatchadorian discusses how Armenians in the Arab world reacted to the Nagorno-Karabakh war.
A Biden administration may bring crisis-ridden Lebanon a reprieve, even if some things will remain the same.
In an interview, Alexander Gabuev discusses the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and identifies winners and losers.