In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.
Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.
The Trump Administration’s obsession with the Iran nuclear deal cannot obscure the U.S. role in strengthening Iran.
Kurdish battle positions Kurds as US ally against Iran.
Trump’s decision to pull out of UNESCO is another sign of the growth of isolationism in modern America.
Trump rendering the Iran deal null and void will irreparably undermine America’s global, moral and political leadership.
Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.
Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.
The U.S. abandoning the Iran nuclear deal is the height of folly. It aligns Iran with China, and away from Europe.