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The Israeli Government Falls: New Election and Implications for U.S.-Israel Relations
Watch an expert webcast examining the collapse of the year-old coalition government, the impact on President Biden’s upcoming Middle East trip, and the potential consequences for broader U.S.-Israel policy.
Jun 27, 2022
  • David Makovsky
  • Dennis Ross

New Publication

Turkish official Hulusi Akar with Somali soldier
Turkish Influence in Sub-Saharan Africa
Trade volume has soared and projects like the development of Sudan’s Suakin Port have drawn notice, but Ankara faces economic headwinds in its bid to keep the momentum going.
Jun 23, 2022
  • Soner Cagaptay
  • Spencer Cook
  • Amal Soukkarieh

In Focus: The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East

Global Food Insecurity:
In the Middle East, rising prices combined with growing populations could stir social unrest, as occurred during the Arab Spring period.
Apr 28, 2022
  • Anna Borshchevskaya
The Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion in the Middle East and North Africa
A former Pentagon advisor testifies on how the war might affect Moscow's ability to sell arms to MENA governments and project power in the region.
May 18, 2022
  • Grant Rumley
Decoding the "Riddle, Mystery, and Enigma" of Russia and the Emerging New World Order
Two veteran diplomats discuss what implications the Ukraine war holds for multilateral institutions, international law, and the global order they aim to uphold.
Apr 27, 2022
  • Dennis Ross
  • Paula Dobriansky
The Russian Propaganda in Arabic Hidden from the West
Russian narratives are increasingly suffusing Arabic social media depictions of the war in Ukraine.
Apr 18, 2022
  • Nadia Oweidat

Podcast - Listen Now to the Complete First Season

Breaking Hezbollah's Golden Rule Podcast cover image - source: TWI
Podcast: Breaking Hezbollah's Golden Rule
Listen to a podcast series shining a bright light on the global terrorist and criminal activities that Lebanese Hezbollah would rather keep hidden from view.
February-March 2022
  • Matthew Levitt

In-Depth Study

Leaders of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
Maps & Graphics
The Age of Political Jihadism:
The Syria-based group now functions more like a government than a nonstate actor, portending a reorientation for the larger jihadist movement.
May 9, 2022
  • Aaron Y. Zelin

Reform, Protest, Change

Middle East doctor, Turkish protestor, veiled voter
A New Start for the U.S. on Mideast Democracy and Human Rights
In a region where publics are clamoring for healthcare, housing, jobs, and freedom of expression, progress toward electoral democracy need not always be the top priority.
Sep 19, 2021
  • David Pollock
  • Robert Satloff