Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Stimson experts examine the roots of political and military conflict as well as sectarianism in the Middle East and North Africa.

Current Research

October 17, 2018 | EXPERT: Bessma Momani

After nearly two weeks of unending attention on the disappearance and now confirmed death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the powers have finally agreed upon a narrative that can satisfy all interested parties’ state interests. Make no mistake, the now-agreed-upon story of Mr. READ MORE

October 3, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

In recent weeks China has offered indications of a future role in Syria, comprising not only infrastructure investment and trade as the conflict appears to wind down, but also a novel desire to increase cooperation on the counter-terrorism front. READ MORE

September 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has emerged as a global leader in renewable energy innovation. READ MORE

August 20, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

On August 1, Al-Watan, a pro-Assad regime newspaper, ran a story that described a dialogue held with Chinese Ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin and China’s military attaché, Wong Roy Chang. READ MORE

August 13, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

For 60 years, successive Chinese governments have stood doggedly by an official policy of “nonintervention” in the internal affairs of other states. READ MORE

April 9, 2018 | EXPERT: Logan Pauley

By Logan Pauley READ MORE

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