Syria’s conflict has forced tribal communities to turn inwards, and such localization has further undermined tribal solidarities.
In an interview, Princeton University’s Bernard Haykel discusses Saudi Arabia’s multiple challenges.
For progressives looking to challenge Trump on foreign policy, now is the time to define their stance lest they enable a more traditional and hawkish element.
The new U.S. administration needs to send strong signals to forces on all sides of the Libya conflict, as well as their foreign patrons, and make clear that a political settlement presents the only viable path out of the chaos.
Carnegie Middle East recently hosted a roundtable on the self-declared Federation of Northern Syria-Rojava.
Breaking Yemen further with a militarized U.S. policy will only help AQAP.
Infighting and regime gains suggest the rebels are heading for defeat around Damascus.
With the Syrian conflict entering its final phase, the opposition is faced with two choices:destruction or reincorporation within central state structures.
Why is a marriage question dividing Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyib?
The Syrian army remains a fundamental factor for the survival of the Syrian regime.
The Carnegie Middle East Program combines in-depth local knowledge with incisive comparative analysis to examine economic, sociopolitical, and strategic interests in the Arab world. Through detailed country studies and the exploration of key crosscutting themes, the Carnegie Middle East Program, in coordination with the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, provides analysis and recommendations in both English and Arabic that are deeply informed by knowledge and views from the region. The program has special expertise in political reform and Islamist participation in pluralistic politics.