As 2016 approaches, four experts examine how Syria’s economy has been affected by the war and how it might evolve in the coming year.
The refugee tragedy is a symptom of a wider political crisis. Finding adequate solutions for the refugees and internally displaced populations is primarily a political imperative, but it is also a development challenge that is essential for political stabilization, societal reconciliation, and peace building.
Jordan’s Hirak grassroots movement of 2011-2013, recognized as a social and political protest movement born out of discontent in the East Bank hinterlands, has reflected the country’s rising political contention.
Despite initial optimism, Jordan’s draft election law does little to erase parties’ disadvantage against tribal candidates.
The refugee crisis is impacting political stability in the Middle East and Europe. How should leaders respond to the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II?
If Jordan is to confront its national challenges and continue to provide a safe haven for Syrian refugees, the country will depend on increased international support.
U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), a leading member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, offered his thoughts on the Iran nuclear agreement and its implications for U.S. policy in the Middle East.
In what may be the latest in a string of losses for the Syrian army, President Bashar al-Assad may be about to lose control of another provincial capital, Daraa.
Jordan, a key United States in the region, may be expanding its anti–Islamic State activities further into Iraq and Syria.
The Islamic State says that a female American hostage in Syria has been killed during a Jordanian airstrike.