U.S. acquiescence to Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank could make Washington’s peace efforts irrelevant.
Haizam Amirah-Fernández discusses the ongoing protests in Algeria and their broader regional context.
The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.
Amel Belaid discusses the role that economic conditions have played in the Algerian protests.
Ali Vaez discusses Iran’s dwindling options as tensions flare with the United States.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
There is one thing that the war avoiders and the warmongers should be able to agree on: the need to prevent an accidental or unintended conflict between the United States and Iran.
Unless the United States redirects its approach in Syria, civilian stabilization programs will not achieve their stated objective: the “enduring defeat” of the Islamic State.
Younes Abouayoub of the United Nations discusses interaction between the political situation in Algeria and Libya.
In an interview, Haroutioun Akdedian discusses his recent Carnegie article on the expansion of Syria’s religious domain.