New AtlanticistMar 10, 2023
Experts react: Iran and Saudi Arabia just agreed to restore relations, with help from China. Here’s what that means for the Middle East and the world.
By Atlantic Council experts
Long-standing regional adversaries just made a big announcement: They will reestablish diplomatic relations in a deal brokered by China. Atlantic Council experts share their insights on the announcement.
MENASourceFeb 27, 2023
From Twitter spats to island disputes, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have a bone to pick with each other
By Shahira Amin
Cairo's relationship with its Gulf ally has become increasingly fractious in recent weeks after a Saudi official made clear that any future Gulf assistance ”will come with strings attached."
TranscriptFeb 15, 2023
Brett McGurk sets out the ‘Biden doctrine’ for the Middle East
By Atlantic Council
In a keynote speech at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Awards, the White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa explains the Biden administration's strategy in the region.
Event RecapFeb 9, 2023
Redefining the meaning of ‘failure’ in policies and culture to promote business risk
By Amira Attia
On January 24th, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a discussion about destigmatizing failure and promoting business risk through policies and culture.
New AtlanticistJan 31, 2023
Escalating violence and right-wing provocations are threatening Netanyahu’s Abraham Accords agenda
By Alissa Pavia
If Israel's prime minister wants to normalize relations with Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations, he will have to find a way to end the bloodshed—and keep a lid on his far-right ministers.