America’s Love – Hate Relationship with Turkey

2019-10-13
Americas On-Off relationship with Turkey once again took a 180 degree turn as President Trump moved several dozen US Special ...

Baghdad protests: At least 10 dead and more than 200 injured as riot police open fire

2019-10-02
Thousands of Iraqis demonstrating against unemployment, government corruption and poor services ...

Dozens arrested in anti-Sisi protests across Egypt

2019-09-23
Rights group and activists claim that more than 60 people had been arrested by Egyptian security forces ...

Will Libra Be Stillborn?

2019-10-16
Where the problem for economies and financial services is lack of competition, residents of developing countries need to look to ...

Iraq, China launch oil for reconstruction agreement

2019-10-14
Baghdad has forged a 20-year deal to supply Beijing with oil in exchange for Chinese investments in projects to repair ...

The Global Retreat of Free Trade

2019-09-30
At last months G7 summit in Biarritz, leaders again paid lip service to reforming the World Trade Organization. But, given ...

India’s Democratic Dictatorship

2019-09-24
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indias character is being transformed by a government with no regard for institutions ...

Turkey on a Tightrope

2019-09-22
Ankara is dealing with the United States and Russia, but what is defining this treacherous triangle? ...

Operating in the ‘Gray Zone’ to Counter Iran

2019-09-22
The best way to counter Irans asymmetric strategy in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere is a U.S. gray zone strategy ...

Putin in the Gulf: Working with the Saudis on arms, oil and Syria

2019-10-16
Moscow and Riyadh agreed to disagree but it does not exclude their cooperation in areas of mutual interest ...

Russia Will Not Allow Turkey to Attack Syria, Sends in Troops to Front Lines

2019-10-16
Russia has warned it would prevent Turkey from attacking Syrian troops after the U.S. withdrew from a looming clash between ...

ISIS Is Gloating

2019-10-15
The best one could say about Americas abandonment of the Kurds is that they should have known we would sell ...

Calling a Halt to Turkeys Offensive in North-eastern Syria

2019-10-14
Turkeys incursion into north-eastern Syria threatens to reduce a region of relative calm to hotly contested terrain: it could meet ...

No Country for Poor Men: How Lebanon’s Debt Has Exacerbated Inequality

2019-10-13
After Lebanons civil war ended in 1990, it began rapidly expanding the public debt. This debt has exacerbated widening socioeconomic ...

Iraq Is Currently Being Shaken by Violent Protests

2019-10-08
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa ...

Islamophobia Embraced As Anti-Globalization Tool – OpEd

2019-08-26
Nationalist populists rely on fake news, special interests and us-versus them narratives – targeting Muslims as scapegoats and ignoring larger ...

The truth about Muhammad

2019-07-17
Publishing the Quran and making it available in translation was a dangerous enterprise in the 16th century, apt to confuse ...

How the world came to run on coffee

2019-10-15
Coffee was once a little-known delicacy used to aid religious rituals. ...

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

2018-06-01
Telephone culture is disappearing. ...

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about Now

2018-05-21
Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwells 1984, which is a handbook for difficult times ...
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