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…

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…

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After the Nuclear Deal, a Region Recalibrates

Iran's nuclear agreement will dilute power in the Middle East, creating more conflicts and strange alliances. Read more…