Latest Middle East Analysis
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Why Middle Eastern Conflicts Will Escalate

In the short term, the Iranian nuclear deal will intensify rather than alleviate clashes in the region. Read more…

Opportunities for Change in Syria

Sources indicate that Russia may have brokered a political agreement between Damascus and some elements of the opposition. Read more…

How the Baath Party Influences the Islamic State

Are Baathists hiding behind the Islamic State, or were they Islamists pretending to be Baathists in the first place? Read more…