Latest Middle East Analysis
An Egyptian man watches a liquefied natural gas carrier pass through the Suez Canal. (-/AFP/Getty Images)

In Egypt, Reforms Seek to Revive the Natural Gas Sector

Despite some promising progress, the president will continue to face a number of obstacles in fixing the country's economy. Read more…

A Palestinian supporter of Hizb al-Tahrir is seen through the movement's flag. (MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Cracks Down on the Islamic State in Gaza

Hamas will work to quell local jihadist activity to maintain its political prominence and re-engage with regional powers. Read more…

For a U.S.-Iran Deal, Obstacles Are Surmountable

Political maneuvering in the United States and Israel will make it difficult for the U.S. Congress and Russia to spoil an eventual Iranian nuclear deal. Read more…