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.
Jacqueline Parry discusses post-conflict reconciliation in Iraq, and the possible reemergence of an Iraqi nationalism.
Steven Heydemann discusses postwar reconstruction in Syria, and how it might affect the future of the Assad regime.
Sarah Yerkes examines the causes behind the ongoing protests in Tunisia, and advises less of a resort to force.
Carnegie’s Jarrett Blanc explains why the U.S. has no clear strategy toward Iran, and worries war may happen by accident.
Sinan Ülgen discusses Turkey’s options as it maneuvers in a complicated regional and international context.
Michele Dunne discusses the shifts in U.S. relations with Egypt and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Maha Yahya discusses the implications of the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital.
Having contributed to the Assad regime’s survival, the party can now turn to other priorities.