• Policy Analysis
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Erdoğan’s Rapprochement with Assad Spells Trouble for Syrian Refugees

    Feb 1, 2023Nabeel A. Khoury

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s interest in a rapprochement with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is the latest chapter in his delicate domestic and r…

  • External Readings
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Apocalypse in Palestine: The rise of Israeli fanaticism

    Jan 30, 2023Marwan Bishara

    Say what you may about Israel’s ruling fanatics but listen carefully to what they say. Unlike their coalition partner, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, they …

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    How Will American Jews React to Israel’s Far Right Government?

    Jan 25, 2023

    Peter Beinart and Yousef Munayyer discuss the impact of Israel’s new government on the Jewish American community in the United States. Beinart is Professor of …

  • Book Review
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance

    Jan 25, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan interviews Ramsey Hanhan to discuss his recent book, Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance, a slightly fictionalized liter…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Turkey Faces a Dilemma in its Foreign Policy Toward Libya

    Jan 24, 2023Mustafa Gurbuz

    On January 9, 2023, a Libyan court suspended an energy exploration deal between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) that was or…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldThe War in Ukraine

    Arab and Israeli Positions on Ukraine War Continue to Frustrate the US

    Jan 18, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    The positions taken by many governments in the Middle East have proven a notable exception to the global groundswell of support for Kyiv.

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Governance of the Bedouin in the Naqab

    Jan 12, 2023Morad Elsana

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has just formed the most radical right-wing government in the country’s history, even while personally facing charges…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Lebanon’s Politicians Are Incapable of Productive Dialogue

    Jan 12, 2023Halim Shebaya

    Lebanon has now entered the fourth year of its devastating economic crisis and collapse, with no end in sight and no hint regarding the possible launch of a re…

  • External Readings
    Qalandiya checkpoint in the West Bank
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Adalah’s Analysis of the New Israeli Government’s Guiding Principles and Coalition Agreements and their Implications on Palestinians’ Rights

    Jan 10, 2023Adalah

    The new government of Israel has made explicit its 10intent to further entrench Jewish supremacy and Palestinian repression throughout the State of Israel and …

  • External Readings
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Palestine: Unite or die

    Jan 6, 2023Marwan Bishara

    A new fanatical Israeli government is putting the old flailing Palestinian leadership to the test — and this could be its final test. How it responds will dete…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldUS Foreign Policy

    The Biden Administration and the Middle East in 2023

    The first two years of the Biden administration, although short, have offered insight into the ways in which the reality of governing can clash with declared h…

  • External Readings
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The beauty and beasts in Jerusalem

    Dec 30, 2022Marwan Bishara

    Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral highlighted what She spent a lifetime reporting, that the occupation is evil, cruel and sadistic. She would have probably been less…