Egypt’s universities have become a new battleground between security forces and students as Egypt’s new rulers move to crack down on student activism.
Iraq’s Yezidis are trapped amidst the rivalries all around them.
In a podcast, Carnegie Middle East scholars discuss a new report on the state of the Arab world.
Egypt’s economy is dependent on large private enterprises that have close ties with the Mubarak regime. After the 2011 uprising the economy suffered as the relationship between the state and the enterprises changed.
A Carnegie workshop hears Libyans discuss a reform of their country’s security sector.
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.
Now that Morocco has regained its seat at the African Union, the Kingdom faces a new context where it must defend its core interests while proving that it is a responsible stakeholder whose membership benefits the AU.
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.
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.