December 28, 2018

The Prospects for Autonomy in Rojava

Introduction After eight years of war, the forces of President Bashar al-Asad seem on the verge of winning the conflict in Syria. While Damascus has been […]
December 20, 2018

Will Trump’s Ultimate Deal Resolve the Conflict?

President Trump’s Ultimate Deal, the supposed solution to the decades long intractable conflict between Israel and Palestine, is allegedly already finalized and might be implemented in […]
December 20, 2018

الطرق الصوفية أو سلاح تركيا السري

لا إمكانية حقيقية لفهم تاريخ تركيا الحديث دون سبر أغوار الموجهات الدائمة بين الجماعات الدينية والحكم العلماني. انتصر هذا التيار أو ذاك تبعاً للمراحل والظروف، إلا […]
December 5, 2018

ISIS and the Nexus between Media and Powers

The past two years have seen a gradual erasure of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) from the territories it once controlled. The defeat […]
November 6, 2018

المجهود الدولي: خطوات نحو حل الأزمة السورية

بعد انتهاء الحرب السورية، سيدرس الباحثون بطريقة معمقة ما جرى خلالها. سيذكر بعضهم المجازر التي نظمها النظام السوري في درعا وحمص وحلب، فيما البعض الآخر سيتخصص […]
October 30, 2018

Internal and External Challenges to the Druzes of Lebanon

Introduction Throughout the history of Lebanon, the Druzes have played a fundamental role in shaping the country’s political system and culture, despite the fact that they […]
October 26, 2018

Turkey’s Battle Against Time and the Conflicting Interests in the Fate of Idlib

The 15th of October marked the deadline proposed by the Sochi agreement to remove all radical terrorist factions from the demilitarized zone, enclosing an envisaged de-escalation […]
October 25, 2018

Iraq’s Compromise: Pivotal but Insufficient in Avoiding a Head on Crisis

Following the May 2018 parliamentary elections, Iraq faced three major political proceedings: the election of the Speaker of the Parliament, the President of the Republic and […]
October 5, 2018

القصير… وتضارب مصالح الأصدقاء – الأعداء في سوريا

تَعكِسُ حادثة القصير بين الشرطة العسكرية الروسية وحزب الله، وبعض الوقائع التي سَبَقتها وتَلَتها، تَعَارُض أهدافِ الأصدقاء – الأعداء على المدى البعيد في سوريا. ويبدو أن […]
October 3, 2018

Holy Oil: Saudi Arabia’s Dependence Marks Slow Progress on Implementing Vision 2030 Reforms

Saudi Arabia’s integration into the world economic system arose with its discovery of its massive oil reserves and the volume of its oil production. It sits […]