A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The recent Riyadh agreement was an effort by the Saudis and Emiratis to define future zones of influence in Yemen.
Young protestors in Lebanon say they will continue until their demands are met.
President Trump should seize the opportunity to help end the strategic and humanitarian calamity in Yemen.
By becoming an active part of Lebanon’s loathed political class, Hezbollah has faced the wrath of protestors too.
Popular movement reflects a growing confrontation between the old language of 'sects' and a new language of citizenship and social justice.
Tens of thousands of Lebanese protested on Sunday to keep up a nationwide street movement that has brought down the government, hours after a smaller rally of thousands was held to support the embattled president.
The jihadi threat, while still dangerous, has been overtaken by the scourge of homegrown right-wing extremist terror.
Lebanon's Prime Minister's resignation is unlikely to trigger the changes that the protestors are demanding.