In the News

Dec 7, 2023

Aboudouh quoted in iNews on role of Saudi Arabia in Israel-Hamas war

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel


Nov 8, 2023

The Gaza war raises questions about the future of Iran’s Resistance Axis

By Raz Zimmt

The Gaza war presents the first significant test of the level of cooperation present among the elements of the Iran-led Resistance Axis.

Iran Israel

The Big Story

Oct 24, 2023

The global consequences of the Israel-Hamas war are just beginning. Here’s what to watch.

By Kirsten Fontenrose

It's hard to predict what decisions the players will make tomorrow, but here are the early warning signs that could indicate what will come next in the Middle East and beyond.

Conflict Israel

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2023

Dispatch from Abu Dhabi: Do the Israelis know about the Basus War?

By William F. Wechsler

Even if Israel prevails relatively rapidly against Hamas, UAE officials are concerned with what will happen in Gaza afterwards.

Conflict Israel


Oct 16, 2023

Is Captagon going to halt the Arab normalization deal with Syria? An expert weighs-in

By Holly Dagres

New Lines Institute’s Caroline Rose was interviewed by our MENASource editor about the captagon crisis plaguing the region and what can be done to curb the illicit trade of the popular drug.

Economy & Business Middle East

In the News

Oct 11, 2023

Wechsler joins CNBC to discuss the possibility of Israel-Saudi normalization amidst the Hamas conflict

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Oct 7, 2023

Dispatch from Tel Aviv: A new kind of conflict has begun

By William F. Wechsler

The international community cannot reflexively repeat the threadbare slogans that have accompanied previous cycles of Israel-Hamas clashes.

Conflict Iran

New Atlanticist

Sep 13, 2023

Bahrain’s new strategic pact with the US is just the beginning for the Gulf

By Adam Ereli

The newly signed security and economic pact between the United States and Bahrain will have far-reaching consequences for the Gulf and beyond.

Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Aug 9, 2023

Ukraine’s diplomatic offensive made important advances in Saudi Arabia

By Petr Tůma

The recent talks in Jeddah were a Ukraine-focused initiative to prepare the ground for future peace negotiations and get key players closer to Kyiv’s position.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Aug 8, 2023

Panikoff quoted in Al-Monitor on Saudi Arabia as a mediator in discussing Kyiv’s peace plan at Ukraine Summit

By Atlantic Council

Conflict International Norms