Applying Israeli law to much of the West Bank would mean the irreversible end of the Palestinian statehood project, making Netanyahu the prime minister who not only buried the two-state solution but annexed choice West Bank real estate.
Israel’s annexation of the West Bank could push it down a path that challenges its Jewish and democratic character.
The Syrian-Turkish border has also allowed Turkey to play a greater role in Syria, fulfilling Turkish regional ambitions while also generating economic activity ensuring that internally displaced Syrian refugees remain inside Syria.
Egyptian and Turkish military businesses have used their institutional privileges to dominate their respective economies, but they have key differences. Turkey’s military businesses are centrally managed while Egypt’s use multiple complex conglomerates.
Faced with no shortage of domestic challenges, Erdogan is expanding Turkey’s role in the Eastern Mediterranean—and antagonizing Europe in turn.
If Benjamin Netanyahu kills the idea of a Palestinian state, Jordan should reevaluate its relations with Israel.
Palestinian grassroots organizations are leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many factors will weigh on this new activism’s longevity.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa
In an interview, Carnegie’s Kim Ghattas discusses her book on the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Ankara is pushing problematic policies as its president’s political survival is hitting up against economic imperatives.