- Daily Brief
- April 19, 2019
A recent bombing of a bank in Beirut is a symptom of underlying tensions within Lebanese society.
Tensions in the island monarchy are running high after the revocation of a Shi’a cleric’s citizenship.
Regional power struggles and internal divisions complicate prospects for a sovereign Kurdistan.
The nomination of Erdogan-ally Yildirim as PM is symptomatic of a broader autocratic trend.
Despite renewed international support, it’s a tough road ahead for Libya’s unity government.
The planned IPO of Saudi Aramco has far-reaching implications for the Kingdom and global oil markets.
Jordan’s humanitarian response to the regions refugee crisis is causing serious security concerns.
As elections loom, powerful conservative elements move to slow the pace of change.
As divisions emerge over improving relations with the West, Tehran will become increasingly polarised.
The geopolitical rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran will drive regional developments in 2016.
Concerned about developments on its southern border, Turkey will adopt a more assertive stance towards the Syrian and possibly engage in a limited intervention.
While the lifting of sanctions may signal a broader shift in U.S.-Iranian relations, the historically fraught relationship faces many challenges.