TURKEYSource Oct 12, 2021
Turkey has flipped the script on its regional isolation. But will it amount to real change?
By Karel Valansi
Over the past year, Turkey has launched efforts to normalize its strained relations with several states in the Middle East. While the countries have successfully managed to de-escalate tensions, doubts remain as to how far the efforts will lead.
IranSource Sep 1, 2021
An escalating Israel-Iran conflict could sink the JCPOA
By Sina Azodi and Mohsen Solhdoost
Rising tensions between Israel and Iran have reached an alarming stage in recent weeks. What used to be a shadow war of covert operations, sabotage, and proxy conflict is turning into a more direct military confrontation between the long-time regional adversaries.
MENASource Aug 31, 2021
Biden and Bennett turned the page on US-Israel ties. But not many were paying attention.
By Jonathan H. Ferziger
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s first visit to the White House on August 27 occurred just as President Joe Biden was absorbing the horror of the Kabul airport suicide bombing, lending poignancy to their efforts at resetting relations between the United States and its closest Middle East ally.