The Board of the Middle East Policy Council (MEPC) today announced that Ms. Bassima Alghussein has been appointed as the organization's new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2021.
The brazen assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh threatens to destabilize the region anew.
The incoming Biden administration has made it clear that it intends to reengage with Iran. Just this week US President-elect Joe Biden said his administration would seek to rejoin the nuclear deal if Iran meets certain conditions.
The victory of Joe Biden in the US presidential elections has elicited strong views across the region. Coming after four years of a tumultuous US foreign policy approach, the prevailing sentiment is one of caution and uncertainty. Generally favoring Mr.
Lebanon’s three-time prime minister, Saad Hariri, has been tapped again to lead efforts for the creation of a new cabinet. Mr.
Faced with renewed US sanctions, increased pressure from regional actors, and a worsening pandemic, the Iranian government insists that the country remains united and has the economic and military capacity to overcome the current challenges. Many remain s
Following the normalization deals with the UAE and Bahrain, regional observers have turned their attention to the possibility of a further thawing of relations between Israel and its neighbors, even going so far as to suggest that Saudi Arabia and Lebanon
Turkey’s foreign entanglements and military adventures are once again at the center of regional discussions regarding the country’s role in the Middle East and more broadly.
Peace efforts in Libya are beginning to show some early results.
Last week’s signing at the White House of the so-called “Abraham Accords” by Bahrain, the UAE and Israel has elicited a number of responses from regional observers and editorials.