Tunisia’s UGTT has long been powerful, but its influence can endure only for as long as it remains united.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The inversion of force and diplomacy after 9/11 left scars that would long endure—for the Middle East and America’s role in the world.
Protests have stopped President Abdelaziz Bouteflika from seeking another term, but it won’t change the military’s domination of the political system.
Why Arab satellite channels have not watched recent protests in the same way that they did in 2011.
The Algeria protests represent a unique sequence of events that the country has not witnessed since the 1990's.
Despite nearly five years of repression, the Muslim Brotherhood has proven resilient. The group may yet eat away at the Egyptian regime's legitimacy and even its stability.
African illegal migrants are entering Yemen in greater numbers, despite the ongoing war there.
Zarif’s considerable diplomatic talents, coupled with his lack of authority, have meant that history will more likely remember him as more an enabler rather than a restrainer.
It is the disdain of the regime that gives the Algerians the strength to say enough is enough.