The Trump administration has unveiled a detailed plan outlining long-term U.S. goals and involvement in the Syrian conflict. Though the Obama administration assiduously avoided any open-ended commitments in the conflict, ...
As the Trump administration enters its second year, signs abound that the Middle East is in the midst of a historic realignment. The foundations of U.S. influence in the region ...
In the wake of the "Arab Spring" revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt in late 2010 and early 2011, the conventional narrative, at least in the Western media, soon became one of an unstoppable tidal wave of emancipation.
As with every anniversary associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict, one side's celebration is the other side's occasion for mourning and protest.
Eight states border the Persian (or Arabian) Gulf: seven predominantly Arab (Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman), and one predominantly non-Arab (Iran). In 1945, all eight were monarchies.