Arab Digest · The trouble with normal (is it always gets worse)
A deal that would see Iraqi oil sent via pipeline to Jordan and Egypt has lots of upsides and one very big downside.
Arab Digest · Macron In MENA
On first glance, a Biden presidency would appear to offer positive solutions to Middle East challenges but such a conclusion may be far from reality.
In Libya a new kind of war, with unmanned armed drones, is unfolding, offering new opportunities for weapons manufacturers.
Arab Digest · Libya and a war without end
Summary: when set against today’s reality a snapshot of MENA in July 2000 proves a grim comparison. So are there any grounds for hope and optimism?
Arab Digest · The Arab Spring is not a failure
Egypt’s President Sisi is threatening military action in support of the warlord Khalifa Haftar as the Tripoli-based GNA seeks to take the key coastal city of Sirte.
As his battlefield losses mount Khalifa Haftar is running out of options and he soon may be running out of friends.