If Donald Trump fails to recertify the nuclear deal with Iran, Congress faces a strategic choice on sanctions.
Planning for the future of Iraq after ISIS will be essential to consolidating coalition successes and avoiding yet another recurrence of insurgency and state failure.
Michael McFaul analyzes the many angles of Russia’s approach to the Syrian conflict.
Recent moves by the Tunisian government may signal a major backsliding in the country’s democratic development.
Gary Samore discusses the nuclear deal with Iran and says its flaws may eventually be corrected.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
As the U.S. and Iran find themselves on opposing sides of conflicts across the region, the Trump administration will decide in the coming weeks if they will recertify the Iran nuclear deal.
Why the conflict against the Islamic State will profoundly reshape the ties and networks in Deir Ezzor.
Elliott Abrams addresses the nuclear deal with Iran and how the Iranian-Israeli rivalry might impact the Middle East.
The rise of electric vehicles appears unstoppable, but they need much more to cause a serious disruption in the transport sector.
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.