Russia Emerges as New Power Broker in Middle East

The United States sits back after Russia asserts itself in the Syrian civil war by organizing a ceasefire and proposing a constitution
Dilip Hiro
January 31, 2017

Fall of Eastern Aleppo Marks Turning Point for Syrian Civil War

Russian airstrikes ensured victory for the Assad regime, a setback for the United States and its allies
Dilip Hiro
December 13, 2016

A Coup Is Foiled in Turkey, What Next?

Failed coup attempt in Turkey ushers in harsh response, reducing chances for reforms
Marc Grossman
July 19, 2016

China Pivots to the Middle East and Iran

China rushes to invest in Iran, a Middle East pivot, as the US stubbornly sticks to sanctions
Debalina Ghoshal
July 7, 2016

Turkey No Longer a Democratic Model for the Middle East

Ambitions of Turkey’s President Erdoğan are damaging the nation’s standing with regional and international partners
Mohammed Ayoob
May 31, 2016

An Alternative to Boycotts or Divestment for Israel

Boycotting Israeli firms that hire Palestinians won’t deliver peace; business-housing programs like New York’s Co-op City offer an alternative
Ian Shapiro and Nicholas Strong
May 26, 2016

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Caixin: Chinese Drone Maker to Supply Dubai with Self-Flying Taxis

Automated transportation on the move: Dubai, population 2.7 million, plans for drone taxis
Coco Feng
February 17, 2017

The Hopes for Peace and Palestinian Statehood Fade Away

Israel counts on the United States to shield it from criticism
January 6, 2017

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