Mohammed bin Salman will weather the Khashoggi murder, his tightening grip over Saudi security explains why.
The old Arab order has collapsed. Can a new order be created?
More than any other region in the world, the Middle East is defined not by commercial ties, diplomatic interaction, or regional organizations, but by hard power and military might.
By closing its representative institution to the Palestinians, the Trump administration has again harmed peace prospects.
Russia has gained influence in Libya by exploiting the mistakes of the Europeans and the United States.
Jamal Khashoggi vanished in Istanbul. But the key to understanding the Saudi reaction to his disappearance lies in Riyadh.
In Mahrah Governorate, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are working to curtail Omani influence.
The conflicts generating mass population movements from and within the Middle East have become global in nature, and their destabilizing effect can be felt far beyond its borders. Addressing their ramifications requires bold leadership and a sense of shared responsibility at the global, regional, and national levels.
In an interview, Jeffrey G. Karam discusses the papers of Emir Farid Chehab, a former Lebanese spy chief.
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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.