Mélisande Genat discusses the fluid identities in Sinjar, where even the Islamic State’s presence did not greatly alter ties.
Haizam Amirah-Fernández discusses the ongoing protests in Algeria and their broader regional context.
Amel Belaid discusses the role that economic conditions have played in the Algerian protests.
Ali Vaez discusses Iran’s dwindling options as tensions flare with the United States.
Younes Abouayoub of the United Nations discusses interaction between the political situation in Algeria and Libya.
In an interview, Dalia Ghanem examines the political transition in Algeria and sees signs of danger ahead.
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.