A discussion on lessons learned from the Arab Peace Initiative, the two-state solution, and the future direction of Jordan.
Arab and Western intelligence officials are said to be normalizing relations with the Assad regime, and that is worrisome.
Under increasing financial pressure, states hosting Syrian refugees are pressuring them to return whether conditions in Syria are safe or not.
Carnegie Moscow Center’s Director Dmitri Trenin and Rethinking Russia discussed his new book “What Is Russia Up To in the Middle East?”, Moscow’s role and place in the region, the future of Syria and the Islamic State as well as Russia’s Syria collaboration with Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the U.S.
In an interview, former U.S. ambassador Robert Ford describes what worries him in Syria, and says the situation there may be the worst human tragedy since World War II.
The course that Turkish leaders choose to follow in the Syrian war will have long-term consequences for their country and for the world.
In an interview, Kheder Khaddour discusses his recent paper on how the situation in eastern Syria will impact refugees.
As cyberspace has emerged as a new frontier for geopolitics, states have become entrepreneurial in their sponsorship, deployment, and exploitation of hackers as proxies to project power.
As the Trump presidency passes its one-year mark, it provides an opportunity to take stock of the administration’s Middle East policy. Trump’s short term failures, and even his successes, may lead to unintended consequences that will weaken the U.S. position in the region.
Steven Heydemann discusses postwar reconstruction in Syria, and how it might affect the future of the Assad regime.