A U.S. strategy to address Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the challenges it poses regionally.
Why Donald Trump’s new Iran policy is uniting Tehran while dividing the world.
The Iran nuclear deal is merely the cornerstone of a broader, longer-term strategy to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to diminish and counter Iran’s threatening behavior—from its growing ballistic missile arsenal, to its dangerous use of regional proxies, to its human rights abuses at home.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
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.
How the United States can confront challenges by vigorously enforcing the JCPOA despite the non-certification decision, while also taking additional steps to limit Iran’s nuclear and regional activities, and engage Iran economically and diplomatically.
Corruption is a destabilizing force in Tunisia, infecting all levels of its economy, security, and political system.
For Tunisia’s transition to remain on track, the country must address illicit enrichment more effectively.
Corruption in Tunisia is perceived to be even more pervasive today than under former president Zine el Abidine ben Ali, despite numerous legal measures and civil society initiatives working to fight it. Can Tunisia’s government and civil society win this fight?
Saad Andary of Lebanon’s Central Bank says its foreign currency reserves guarantee financial stability in the years ahead.
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.