A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
As protesters continue to call for civilian rule, the army has a number of options available, from withdrawing from politics to cracking down.
The Sisi regime has cracked down on legal political activity, while the United States has remained largely silent about this.
Lebanon is increasingly mistreating its Syrian refugees, even sending some home to face a terrible fate.
At a workshop in Bahrain last week, Jared Kushner gave a slick presentation of the economic portion of the White House’s new peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians. But beneath the glossy packaging were the same failed ideas.
By leading a new diplomatic effort to end the conflict and begin reconstruction, Trump could both extricate the U.S. from the conflict and help stabilize the region.
Foreign Direct Investment has proven to be a persistent problem in the country’s post-uprising years.
After the defeat of the Islamic State, the balance of power in Iraq’s Nineveh Governorate is changing.
The Trump administration’s economic vision for Palestinians is both breathless and blind.
The most obvious reason for the delayed release of Trump’s promised Middle East peace plan is Israel’s unsettled electoral politics. But Palestinian opposition and Arab apathy also limit its prospects.