The secretary of state tried to establish a new vision. But it was neither as different from Obama’s as he intended, nor fully in sync with the U.S. president’s views.
The present Arab counterrevolution is very likely to lead to further revolutions down the road.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Egypt’s revised law on nongovernmental organizations promises to be as draconian as before.
Although the president’s failure to consult with Congress and allies in making the decision to withdraw from Syria was diplomatic malpractice, critics’ fears about the withdrawal are overblown.
In an interview, Syrian author Subhi Hadidi helps take us into the system and mind of Bashar al-Assad.
Trump’s decision didn’t cause the United States to lose in Syria. For all practical purposes, Syria was already lost.
Donald Trump’s decision to leave Syria is laying the foundations for a post-American Middle East.
Egypt has acquitted several foreign NGO workers who had been convicted of working without the Egyptian authorities’ permission. Is this Egypt’s olive branch to the international community?
The White House is pulling U.S. forces out of Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.” What comes next?