Russia has continued to try extending its influence in Lebanon, despite Beirut’s political and economic woes.
Though members of Algerian militias have been demobilized or integrated into state institutions, there is grumbling.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The Arab world is facing unprecedented socioeconomic, political, and institutional challenges. With the old order breaking down, citizens and states should forge new social contracts to address these massive challenges.
It is clear that President Trump’s proposal for Israel and Palestine will not be the “deal of the century.” But if it disqualifies the United States from playing a future role in promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace it could prove to be one of the follies of the century.
Rabat has heightened its support for Sahel countries, hoping to make gains on a number of levels.
Though Christians are indigenous to the Arab world, their numbers have steadily declined in the Middle East.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol, in Washington in what was reportedly a meeting to firm up about a second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
What is the state of U.S.-Saudi relations in the wake of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s swing through the region and in light of the killing of Saudi-American journalist Jamal Khashoggi?
With the clock ticking on a U.S. military departure from Syria, the U.S. government must salvage what it can to protect only the most important American interests—and even that may be a tall order.
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.