Gebran Bassil and Saad al-Hariri have existential political fears, but their stubbornness could undermine their ambitions.
The lack of trust between citizens and their civilian institutions has led to a total inability of political institutions to respond to peoples’ demands.
Former foreign minister Nabil Fahmy discusses the evolving Middle East and Egypt’s role in it.
Turkey is advancing economic, energy, and military objectives in North Africa, particularly in Algeria.
Centering rights and human security will not only help create the conditions needed to achieve a durable political solution but also promote U.S. interests abroad.
After decades of on and off negotiations and failed peace initiatives and as Israel continues to block the emergence of a sovereign and viable Palestinian state, it is time for a shift in U.S. policy toward Palestinian-Israeli peacemaking.
Might the Arab states hand Lebanon over to Syria as compensation for distancing itself from Iran?
The decisions taken by the Biden administration to end the war in Yemen have ironically yielded the opposite effect: an unprecedented military escalation, more victims, and a worsening humanitarian crisis.
Jordan’s bahhara have suffered from a closed border with Syria, but efforts to resume informal trade ties continue.
An agreement transferring the Sudanese military’s commercial enterprises to civilian control is a remarkable step toward democratic consolidation, but could stumble on key policy prerequisites.