It is with profound sadness that the Middle East Policy Council announces the sudden passing from a stroke of our president, the Hon. Ford M. Fraker, former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over the Labor Day weekend.
Masoud Barzani, leader of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, announced on June 7 that the Iraqi Kurds would hold a referendum on September 25 on the question of independence.
While millions of Syrian refugees remain stranded outside the borders of their country, it is the fate of a different kind of “migrant” that has caught the region’s attention this week.
If you are unaware that there are millions of Arabs subsisting in miserable conditions in the oil-and-water-rich Iranian province of Khuzestan, you can be forgiven.
North Korea’s defiance of the international community and the escalation of the war of words between the Kim Jong-Un regime and the administration of President Donald Trump have provoked a number of reactions across the region.
Egyptians saw a potential friend in the 2016 US presidential candidate Donald Trump. His win delivered hope that the frosty relationship between Cairo and Washington, triggered by the Obama administration’s support of the ousted Muslim Brotherhood regime, was poised to thaw.
I do not wish to sound alarmist, but after piecing the puzzle together I cannot escape the conclusion that Tehran’s mid-to-long term strategy is not only aimed at dominating the region but also targets Mecca and Medina.
Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has endured a succession of bad news in recent weeks. Domestically, Mr.
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump and a special advisor to the president on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, has come under scrutiny for leaked comments made to a group of congressional interns. According to various reports, Mr.