• From our Affiliates
    LebanonMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: Between Political Incitement and International Law

    Oct 3, 2023Ibrahim Yasin

    Many crises have afflicted Lebanon, from the banking crisis of 2019 to the 2020 Beirut Port explosion, and from the persistent presidential vacuum to the renew…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeyEnergy and Economics

    Turkey’s Ambitions in Iraq Play Out in Kirkuk

    Oct 3, 2023Mustafa Gurbuz

    In late August, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani stirred the pot of existing tensions when he ordered the evacuation of the Iraqi military’s Joint…

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaDemocracy and Governance

    In Algeria, the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    Oct 3, 2023Patricia Karam

    More than four years have passed since the Hirak protest movement threatened to upend Algeria’s political and military leadership structure. Since then, the co…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Senator James Risch introduced the “Assad Regime Anti-Normalization Act of 2023,” to prohibit any official action to recognize or normalize relations with any …

  • Policy Analysis

    Biden’s Gifts to Netanyahu: Making Sense of the Motivations

    Sep 28, 2023Yousef Munayyer

    A Democratic presidential administration in Washington has coincided with the most far-right Israeli government in history, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, who on m…

  • From our Affiliates

    Arab normalisation with Israel reinforces Zionist settler colonialism & Apartheid

    Sep 28, 2023Azmi Bishara

    Arab normalization with Israel, motivated by narrow interests, sidelines the Palestinian cause, with moral decay, economic disappointment, and the reinforcemen…

  • From our Affiliates
    Regional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Coups d’État of the Sahel Region: Domestic Causes and International Competition

    Sep 27, 2023Sohaib Mahmoud Mohamed Taifouri

    Over the last three years, the African Sahel region has witnessed a wave of coups d’état in seven countries that extend from Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean to Su…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced H.Res.701, a House resolution that encourages further deepening of the Abraham Accords. The resolution seeks to…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Awkward Biden-Netanyahu Encounter Was a Dud

    Sep 22, 2023Khalil E. Jahshan

    Although the United States and Israel have enjoyed a uniquely close alliance since the latter’s declaration of statehood on May 14, 1948, the bilateral relatio…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    Political Persecution of Palestinians Using the Education System and Israeli Universities

    Sep 21, 2023Mada al-Carmel

    Since the formation of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s sixth government December 29, 2022, it has become clear—as outlined in previous papers from …

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenEnergy and Economics

    Yemen’s War Economy: A Key Factor in the Ongoing Conflict

    Sep 20, 2023Afrah Nasser

    As Houthi negotiators leave Saudi Arabia after five days of talks with Saudi officials regarding the contours of a compromise solution to Yemen’s ongoing confl…

  • SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Panel Discussion on the Crisis in Sudan

    Sep 22, 2023

    Join us for a panel discussion with Nisrin Elamin, University of Toronto; Samah Salman, US Educated Sudanese Association (USESA); and Niemat Ahmadi, Darfur Wom…