A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
In recent years Syria’s military has been characterized by an unprecedented degree of sectarianism.
The coronavirus crisis in Syria has created political openings for Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Kim Ghattas discusses her book on the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The Lebanese armed forces’ Covid-19 response has been a success, but potential problems remain.
Lebanon’s politicians know they must save their country from an implosion in order to save themselves.
Economies in the Middle East and North Africa are suffering from supply chain problems due to the coronavirus.
As world powers struggle to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, countries across the Middle East are mulling over this pandemic's impact on the regional power balance and foreign policy.
Lebanon’s economy was collapsing, until the coronavirus lockdown made matters even worse.
In an interview, Ahmed Nagi discusses the dangers of the coronavirus in a country already facing a terrible conflict.