Assaad al-Achi discusses where the foes of the Assad regime are today, and why Syrian NGOs are proliferating.
Sawsan Abou Zainedin discusses how Syria’s recent reconstruction legislation has served political priorities.
Yezid Sayigh discusses Palestinian-Israeli relations and sees little prospect of a breakthrough.
Khalif Abdirahman discusses the ties between Yemen and Somalia, at a time of crisis in the two countries.
Edward Thomas discusses the ties between Sudan and South Sudan in the midst of the South Sudanese civil war.
Carnegie’s Jarrett Blanc discusses the future of the nuclear deal with Iran, as Washington reimposes sanctions on the country.
Ibrahim Mneimneh discusses Lebanese civil society and his experiences as a parliamentary candidate in Beirut.
Carnegie’s Wael Gamal talks about the middle class in the Arab world, and what its weakening means.
Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck discusses the mechanisms that the Algerian regime uses to perpetuate itself.
Human Rights Watch’s Sara Kayyali discusses whether Syrian officials will ever face trial for their actions in Syria’s conflict.
Gary Samore of Harvard’s Belfer Center discusses the implications of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran.
Amnesty International’s Diana Semaan discusses human rights reporting in Syria and its shortcomings.
Ekaterina Sokirianskaia discusses the return home of Russian jihadists who fought in Iraq and Syria.
Agnès Favier discusses France’s role in Syrian diplomacy, the fate of the Syrian Democratic Forces, and what happens after the fall of the eastern Ghouta.
Peter Seeberg discusses Europe’s migration crisis, and says that Euro-Mediterranean cooperation is still alive.
Filippo Dionigi discusses the crisis of Syrian refugees and favors a new global framework for refugee protection.
In an interview, Ennahda’s Oussama Sghaier talks about Tunisia’s democracy and the government’s credibility problem.
Dylan O’Driscoll argues that the defeat of the Islamic State must be exploited to build a civic society in Iraq.
Marc Lynch discusses the Arab uprisings, how they might be viewed by historians, as well as the future of the Middle East.
Deen Sharp discusses the postwar reconstruction of Beirut, and says there was considerable room for improvement.