Journalist Jihad al-Zein says the Arabs want to tame Qatar, but that the Gulf Cooperation Council will survive.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Joseph Bahout analyzes Mohammed bin Salman’s appointment as crown prince of Saudi Arabia.
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Bruce Riedel talks about U.S. relations in the broader Middle East and describes what prevents him from sleeping.
Amid reports of Seif al-Islam Qaddafi’s release, journalist Samir al-Sa‘dawi sheds light on the affair.
Hussein Ibish discusses the ongoing crisis with Qatar and where it it is likely to lead.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses ongoing protests in Morocco’s north.
On the margins of a Carnegie conference, Rouba Mhaissen and Galip Dalay discuss a solution to the Syrian conflict.
Carnegie’s Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck sets up the country’s May 4 parliamentary elections.
Maha Yahya interviews Sultan Barakat about the uncertain future of Syria.
In an interview, Amr Adly discusses his recent Carnegie paper on Egypt’s large private enterprises.
In an interview, Sergio Jalil discusses the Lebanese diaspora in Latin America and how Lebanon can benefit from it.
In a podcast, Carnegie Middle East scholars discuss a new report on the state of the Arab world.
In an interview, Abul-Abbas al-Shami looks back on his role in the Syrian uprising.
Carnegie's Karim Sadjadpour argues that the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East is becoming increasingly hard-edged.
In an interview, Walid Joumblatt asks for more U.S. involvement in the Middle East and believes Bashar al-Assad will remain in power.
For Russia, the Syrian conflict is clearly a burden, but it is also a source of influence, through which the Kremlin has sought to develop its regional alliances, especially with Iran.
Following attacks by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in multiple countries, Aron Lund interviews Charles Lister on Syria’s armed opposition and the threat posed by jihadi factions.