How Will the Coronavirus Crisis Affect Your Middle Eastern Focus Area in the Coming Months?

2020 Apr 07

A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.


Drunk with power: How Trump is destroying the Middle East

2019 Mar 28

If you want to know who will pay the price of a re-energised Trump, the answer is the Palestinians


Whither the Kurds?

2018 Jun 14

As Kurds contemplate the future, they have the advantage in contrast to the Palestinians, that the transition calls into question the future political structure of Syria and Iraq


Saudi crown prince tried to persuade Abbas to support US peace plan: Officials

2017 Dec 24

Mohammed bin Salman told the Palestinian president that the US was the only game in town when it came to the peace process


US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, says Trump

2017 Dec 06

Donald Trump said that the US embassy will be moved to the disputed city despite widespread criticism


How Israel Won the War and Defeated the Palestinian Dream

2017 Aug 30

Efforts have already collided with the realities on the ground a hawkish government in Jerusalem and a divided, unpopular Palestinian leadership


Obama’s Chance for Middle East Peace

2016 Sep 18

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the lynchpin issue that will determine whether the region’s future will be one of peace and prosperity