Arab Digest · UAE foreign policy: time to hit the reset button
The United Arab Emirates’ reputation as a powerhouse in the Arab world and an explorer of outer space takes a battering over a princess detained and a mercenary revealed.
Arab Digest · Biden brings US diplomacy back to the Middle East
Summary: ten years on from the revolution, Libya is in urgent need of a reset that acknowledges the current multiple failures the country is experiencing are due as much to Gaddafi’s flawed social contract as they are to today’s corrupt and power-hungry politicians.
Arab Digest · Hey Europe! The Maghreb Matters
Arab Digest · Libya: Time for Europe to step up
Arab Digest · Airwars: tracking the airstrike toll
UN efforts to get foreign forces and mercenaries out of the Libya conflict are doomed to failure.
Arab Digest · The Disconnect: MENA regimes versus the people they rule over
The move by the UAE and Jordan to recognise diplomatically Morocco’s control of Western Sahara has the potential to ignite further conflict in North Africa.