Frederic Wehrey discusses his new edited book on the factors behind sectarianism in the Middle East.
Local authorities and international actors alike have serious questions to consider about how to stabilize the region.
The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to a public discussion to present the findings of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies’ report entitled Governing Diversity: The Kurds in a New Middle East.
The gap between U.S. rhetoric and action on Assad’s departure has long characterized Washington’s policy toward the Syrian leader.
The United States can neither transform Syria nor walk away from it. Washington needs to accept the reality that its role will likely be limited.
Syria’s coming battles will determine the final relationship between the central government in Damascus and the Syrian Kurds, even when this is not their immediate or sole purpose.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Two years ago Barack Obama warned Russia that it was entering a Syrian quagmire. Moscow is still laughing.
In an interview, author James Barr discusses why his book on the Franco-British rivalry in the Middle East remains relevant today.
Planning for the future of Iraq after ISIS will be essential to consolidating coalition successes and avoiding yet another recurrence of insurgency and state failure.