The Egyptian military’s involvement in the economy has come at a high cost, contributing to underperformance in development and auguring a new ruling class of military officers.
The Egyptian military’s capture of state resources under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi depends on a poorly run state and the visible corruption of the former regime, auguring a new ruling class of military officers.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidential election, the Maghreb would be a perfect venue for greater engagement.
The rules of what is deemed acceptable political behavior are constantly shifting in Syria, with perilous consequences.
In an interview, Robert G. Rabil describes Turkey’s relations with Lebanon and its ambitions in the wider Middle East.
By pledging unconditional support to Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia over Nagorny Karabakh, Turkey’s government is stretching its forces and its budget, but it’s also shoring up its base.
If Hezbollah seeks a change in the country’s political system, its weapons will not help it to do so.
Turkey is altering the nature of Syrian border areas, perhaps presaging more far-reaching steps.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.
As the scope of the fighting in Ma’rib intensifies, the signs of an attritional conflict without end are strengthening.