The latest pieces from MENASource:
MENASourceFeb 22, 2024
The future of Saudi-Israeli relations is a balancing act between Palestinian and regional interests
By R. Clarke Cooper
Any credible movement to formalize bilateral relations between Riyadh and Jerusalem cannot ignore what the Saudis have consistently stated about the two-state solution.
MENASourceFeb 21, 2024
A steady escalation along the Lebanon-Israel border—and no end in sight
By Nicholas Blanford
If the Gaza war drags on for much longer and clashes continue to persist along the Lebanon-Israel border, the pressure on the Israeli government to launch some form of offensive into south Lebanon is going to be hard to resist.
MENASourceFeb 20, 2024
Here’s what an uncoordinated US withdrawal from Syria would look like. It’s bad for many partners, but especially Turkey.
By Ömer Özkizilcik
An uncoordinated withdrawal from Syria by the United States could pose significant risks for Turkey, leaving the country alone against Iran and Russia.
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