Summary: Greg Shapland reviews Water and Conflict in the Middle East, a study of hydro-politics in a troubled region.
The imposition of US sanctions on Turkey earlier in the week strains relations within NATO and between Washington and Ankara, creating more cracks for Russian president Vladimir Putin to exploit.
UN efforts to get foreign forces and mercenaries out of the Libya conflict are doomed to failure.
Ramped up Turkish military activity in Northern Syria may herald a major offensive before Joe Biden takes office.
A gloomy prognosis for the emergence of a Palestine state in the wake of normalisation and other strategic regional geo-political shifts.
The “Abraham Accords” are a signal that new alliances are forming rapidly in the Middle East as the US continues its retreat from the region.
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