Arab Digest · Putin powers ahead in the Middle East
Arab Digest · Erdoğan and MBZ: "Useful Enemies"
Arab Digest · The MBZ Pivot
After months of negotiations a new Libyan government has emerged but massive corruption and personal ambitions may once again stymy efforts to rebuild a war-shattered country.
Arab Digest · Libya: a new prime minister but an old script
Arab Digest · The Kurds of Iraq and Syria
Despite domestic opposition in both Iran and the US, broad self-interest including China’s concerns about nuclear weapons proliferation in the Middle East point towards reinvigoration of the JCPOA — but not quite yet.
Arab Digest · Syria and a way to end the war
The Chinese foreign minister visited six countries in seven days, signing a mega-deal with Iran while cementing economic, military and diplomatic relations everywhere he went.
Arab Digest · Stepping Stones to a Secure Middle East