Middle East Program

Carnegie’s Middle East expertise 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 Middle East program in Washington and the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut provide analysis and recommendations in English and Arabic that are deeply informed by knowledge and views from the region. Carnegie has special expertise in the dynamics of political, economic, societal and geopolitical change in Egypt, the Gulf, Iran, Israel/Palestine and North Africa; and Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

In an increasingly crowded, chaotic, and contested world and marketplace of ideas, Carnegie offers decisionmakers global, independent, and strategic insight and innovative ideas that advance international peace. Join our mailing list to become part of our network of more than 150 scholars in 20 countries and six global centers.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Subscribe Today

Sign up to receive emails from Carnegie’s Middle East Program!

  • Rafiah Al Talei

    Acting Editor-in-Chief, Sada
    Middle East Program

    Rafiah Al Talei is the acting editor-in-chief for Sada in Carnegie’s Middle East Program.

  • Anouar Boukhars

    Nonresident Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Boukhars is a nonresident fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program. He is a professor of countering violent extremism and counter-terrorism at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

  • Nathan J. Brown

    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, is a distinguished scholar and author of six well-received books on Arab politics.

  • Michele Dunne

    Director and Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Michele Dunne is the director and a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • Yasmine Farouk

    Visiting Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Yasmine Farouk is a visiting fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

  • Zaha Hassan

    Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

  • H. A. Hellyer

    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Program

    Dr. H.A. Hellyer is a senior associate fellow and scholar at the Royal United Services Institute in London and a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research focuses on politics, international relations, security, and religion in the West and the Arab world.

  • David Linfield

    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Program

    David Linfield is a visiting scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where he specializes in how socioeconomic inequality is reshaping political alliances and driving new pressure for change.

  • Andrew Miller

    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Program

    Andrew Miller is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program.

  • Marwan Muasher

    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

  • Karim Sadjadpour

    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Karim Sadjadpour is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Iran and U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East.

  • Yezid Sayigh

    Senior Fellow
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

    Yezid Sayigh is a senior fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where he leads the program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States (CMRAS). His work focuses on the comparative political and economic roles of Arab armed forces and nonstate actors, the impact of war on states and societies, and the politics of postconflict reconstruction and security sector transformation in Arab transitions, and authoritarian resurgence.

  • Jake Walles

    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Jake Walles is a nonresident senior fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Israeli-Palestinian issues, Tunisia, and counterterrorism.

  • Frederic Wehrey

    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Frederic Wehrey is a senior fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research deals with armed conflict, security sector governance, and U.S. policy, with a focus on Libya, North Africa, and the Gulf.

  • Maha Yahya

    Director
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

    Yahya is director of the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.

  • Sarah Yerkes

    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program

    Sarah Yerkes is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on Tunisia’s political, economic, and security developments as well as state-society relations in the Middle East and North Africa.

About the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

The Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center is an independent policy research institute based in Beirut, Lebanon, and part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The center provides in-depth analysis of the political, socioeconomic, and security issues facing the Middle East and North Africa. It draws its scholarship from a pool of top regional experts, working in collaboration with Carnegie’s other research centers in Beijing, Brussels, Moscow, New Delhi, and Washington.

Please note...

You are leaving the website for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and entering a website for another of Carnegie's global centers.

请注意...

你将离开清华—卡内基中心网站,进入卡内基其他全球中心的网站。