Latest Middle East Analysis

The Struggle to Maintain Equilibrium in the Middle East

The United States will find it difficult to appease the region's major powers as it tries to shape Syria's future. Read more…

A Bahraini forensic police officer inspects the site of a bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, July 28. (MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP Photo)

Bahrain May Have a New Shiite Militant Group

Attacks on authorities are nothing new in the Middle East, but the most recent action in Bahrain shows a leap in sophistication. Read more…

An explosion rocks the Syrian city of Kobani during a reported suicide car bomb attack by Islamic State militants on a People's Protection Unit (YPG) position, as seen from the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, October 2014. (GOKHAN SAHIN/Getty Images)

Syria: A Chronology of How the Civil War May End

With Turkey's entry into the conflict, Stratfor reflects on what an endgame for Syria might look like. Read more…