Sarah Yerkes examines the causes behind the ongoing protests in Tunisia, and advises less of a resort to force.
Comparing the demonstrations in Iran with the Arab uprisings may mean missing an important point.
If the Trump administration stops funding UNRWA, the humanitarian consequences will be dramatic.
In an interview, Jennifer Cafarella offers a situation report of the Syrian conflict at the start of 2018.
Some Yemeni tribes regard the Houthis as a bigger threat than al-Qaeda. But as the war drags on, the tribes’ ability to push both groups out of Bayda governorate diminishes.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Trump’s decision on Jerusalem only came after multiple US decisions that redefined Resolution 242, which affirms the “inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war”.
Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses Morocco’s PJD and what its experience of governing has meant for the kingdom.
Carnegie’s Jarrett Blanc explains why the U.S. has no clear strategy toward Iran, and worries war may happen by accident.
Although governments in the Middle East and Central Asia spend a great deal on the public sector by international standards, they are failing to secure inclusive growth. How can the public sector be modernized in order to trim costs and improve services?
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.