- Daily Brief
- August 18, 2019
Sectarian conflict and regional rivalries will continue to plague the region in 2017.
Security concerns are bringing Egypt closer to Israel and the US. But Cairo is not a reliable partner.
Not long ago, Iran was considered a pariah. Today, it is re-emerging as a regional power.
The AKP strongman’s authoritarianism risks isolating Turkey abroad.
Despite the current air of pragmatism, Lebanon’s government will remain fractious.
After repeated ceasefires failures, we assess the most likely outcomes for the Syrian conflict.
Analysts say the group’s demise is imminent; how will ISIS respond to territory losses in Iraq and Syria?
Saudi and Israeli leaders view recent regional developments as an opportunity to re-calibrate relations.
Ankara is improving relations with Russia and Iran – does this signal a structural shift?
al-Nusra’s recent attempt to detach itself from its controversial patron is suspicious
Has the Kingdom missed its opportunity to diversify its oil-reliant economy?
Reforms integrating Berber culture reduce the likelihood of civil unrest.