August 28, 2018

Lebanon Update: August 2018

The cabinet formation stalemate, now in its fourth month, is pushing Lebanon towards an open-ended crisis, which will have negative consequences for the country’s stability and […]
August 1, 2018

Russia’s Plan for Syrian Refugees Return: A Poisoned Chalice?

Following the recent Helsinki Summit, the issue of Syrian refugees is making headlines once again. Leaders from Russia and the US have agreed to cooperate in […]
July 16, 2018

U.S Policy towards Iran : How Will the Islamic Republic Face the New Sanctions?

By  Serge Awad & Ramy Jabbour Since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, U.S foreign policy towards Iran has changed radically. […]
July 12, 2018

Qatar’s Foreign Policy in Review

By Gaelle Tawk & Ramy Jabbour No one would expect a country with a size of just 11,586 sq km and 186 times smaller than its […]
June 20, 2018

Lebanese Nationalization Decree: Sanction Evasion & Shady Business?

A nationalization decree was issued by the Lebanese President General Michel Aoun and signed by the Prime Minister Saad El Hariri and the Interior minister Nouhad […]
June 2, 2018

القانون 10 والمراسيم السابقة: أداة تغيير ديمغرافي واقتصادي بحجة إعادة الاعمار

ما هو القانون رقم 10؟ ينص القانون رقم 10 على إنشاء وحدات إدارية محلية في كل منطقة من المناطق التي يسيطر عليها النظام السوري والتي ستكون […]
May 9, 2018

Yemen Conflict: Analyzing the Requirement of a Potential Solution

Yemen is facing a unique confluence of crises. A continuous civil war and a set conflicts in the North, a secessionist movement in the South, a […]
March 12, 2018

Yemen’s Region of Al-Mahra at the intersection of Interests and Competitions

Al-Mahra province, in the eastern part of Yemen, has become a regional battleground for influence between the different actors in Yemen. Saudi Arabia has stepped up […]
March 8, 2018

Lebanon Update – March 2018

Border Escalation between Lebanon and Israel Tensions rose on the southern border of Lebanon after Hezbollah threatened to target Israel’s Mediterranean natural gas. Lebanon has an […]
January 17, 2018

The New Israel: Netanyahu’s Transformational Strategies

The gatekeepers of the “democratic old Israel” are engaged in a fierce battle against the Israeli Prime minister’s vision for the future of the Jewish state. […]