Thomas Mattair, executive director and board member of the Middle East Policy Council, participated as an expert in a conference entitled “Strategic Dynamics of Iran’s Continuing Asymmetric Warfare: What Implications for the United States and the Region?” held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab
News of last week’s targeted killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), along with Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis, continues to create r
After its recent interventions in Syria and Iraq, Turkey is preparing to extend its influence across the Mediterranean into Libya.
Almost three years since severing their diplomatic ties with Qatar, three of the other five Gulf Cooperation Council members — Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain — in addition to Egypt, have been signaling that they are willing to work with Qatar to overcome their concerns and find a mutually sati
The failure of Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White’s Benny Gantz to form a governing coalition may have condemned Israel to a third parliamentary election in one year. Unwilling to separate himself from right-wing coalition allies, Mr. Netanyahu has made Mr.
Last month, Iraqi Prime Minister Abdul Mahdi agreed to step down as protests against his government continued to claim the lives of hundreds of protesters.
Iranians have taken to the streets to protest against the government’s decision to raise petrol prices. The move, which Iranian officials have argued was necessary due to the drop in oil exports as a result of U.S.
Iran is an incredibly complex country that cannot be covered in just one unit. This resource guide is centered around helping teachers and students understand the complex relationship between Iran and the United States. The following tools provide context about the history of the relationship, wh
This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit the U.S. president at the White House. The meeting, which was confirmed only a few days ago, takes place against a worsening U.S.-Turkish relationship and moves by the U.S.
News of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State, has sparked debate across the region about the consequences of his demise.