As protests continue across Iran, there are many questions about the strength of the regime, the protesters’ goals, and how regional and international actors will respond.
Protest movements in the Middle East face enormous repressive hurdles and rarely have happy endings.
Morocco’s Party of Justice and Development sought to show that it is possible to carve out a larger role for government while remaining loyal to the palace.
In an interview, sociologist Hazem Kandil discusses his books, which delve into the rivalries within authoritarian regimes and examine the Muslim Brotherhood.
Now that the situation in Syria is moving towards a political settlement and reconstruction, many more parties will have a say in what happens.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Tunisia was a pioneer in digital currency, but the political will to advance further in the field has diminished.
Michele Dunne discusses the shifts in U.S. relations with Egypt and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Iran has entered a growth-friendly demographic window of opportunity, during which prime-age workers outnumber children and elderly dependents. This period will profoundly shape Iran’s future.
President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Algeria was about future relations, but will the past allow that?
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.