A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Through its updated MENA strategy, the World Bank Group aims to pursue a two-pronged approach to promote peace and stability through economic and social inclusion.
Declining economic conditions are a chief concern of citizens in the Middle East. Thus, the future of Salafi parties is ultimately tied to the success of their economic proposals.
The Arab world is facing unprecedented socioeconomic, political, and institutional challenges.
With the old order breaking down, citizens and states should forge new social contracts to address these massive challenges.
The troubles of the Turkish lira have deep roots. Turkey’s president has driven the economy into a narrow, dead-end alley.
Widespread conflicts and the refugee crisis have brought the Middle East’s troubles closer to Europe. Today, the region’s various challenges, whether conflict, economic inequality, population growth, or global warming, are of concern to many European leaders.
Carnegie’s Wael Gamal talks about the middle class in the Arab world, and what its weakening means.
While New Delhi has begun to build on the synergies with the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism and long-term strategic economic cooperation, it has barely scratched the surface of what is possible in the domain of defense.
Where does the Arab world stand in terms of economic inequality and how has it evolved before and after the Arab spring?
Tunisia is a success story, however the economy continues to threaten the country’s progress.