The complex situation along Syria’s northern border with Turkey makes any settlement there difficult.
Damascus and Amman began repairing relations last year. But after a decade of war, Syria will be a very different partner than it has been in the past.
It’s about managing oil prices, bread prices, and strategic partnerships.
Hollowed out by corruption and mismanagement and buffeted by adverse economic conditions, authoritarian governments in the Middle East are struggling to deliver the socioeconomic benefits that once pacified their publics.
Join Carnegie for a special event in honor of World Water Day with experts Ellen Hanak , Olivia Lazard, and Stewart Patrick, in conversation with Tino Cuéllar, on the water crisis and how today’s leaders can deescalate conflict and pursue sustainable solutions for our global future.
Syria is being drawn into a de facto coalition that may aim to limit Iran’s reach in the Levant
The Ukraine war will reshape Russia’s influence in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and Africa.
The U.S. administration should adopt more cohesive policies in the region, otherwise U.S. actions may not bring greater stability, but the contrary.
In an interview, Dmitri Trenin discusses what Middle Eastern countries will be looking for in the Ukraine crisis.
Join Aaron David Miller as he sits down with Brett McGurk, the President’s point person on the Middle East to discuss these and other issues.