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September 15, 2017

Iraq
Tunisia protest Weekend Reading: The U.S., Iran, and the KRG; Remembering Bentalha

Reading selections for the weekend of September 15, 2017.

October 7, 2016

Colombia
Podcast RTSR9PR_EC.jpg Colombia's Failed Peace Deal

Experts discuss Colombia’s failed peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and its implications for the country’s future.

July 28, 2016

Brazil
Podcast RTSIL9Z_EC.jpg Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Experts discuss Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Brazil’s deepening economic recession, the Zika virus outbreak, and other issues facing Brazil as the country prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olym…

January 22, 2016

Turkey
WR01222016 Winter Storm Reading

Snow- and Middle East–themed reading for this weekend's winter storm.

July 27, 2012

Turkey
A man reads a book at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad Weekend Reading: The Morsi Meter, What Turkey Wants, and Hanging with Manaf Tlass

Introducing the Morsi Meter Turkey and the  “Syria Cauldron” by Jeremy Salt Bassem Haddad’s 50 Minutes with Manaf Tlass

June 11, 2013

Elections and Voting
How to Read Iran’s Elections

A conservative candidate seems likely to win Iran’s presidential election this week, but the reform movement may yet be energized by the remaining moderate contender, says CFR’s Ray Takeyh.

May 10, 2013

Israel
An explosion in Damascus (SANA/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Israel Strikes Damascus, Egypt Reshuffles Government, and World Powers Scramble

Significant Developments Syria. Hassan Nasrallah announced yesterday that Syria would transfer strategic “game-changing” weapons to the Lebanese group Hezbollah. The televised speech was a response …

May 23, 2013

Iran
Shifting Alliances in Iran

After the disqualification of popular former president Rafsanjani, it’s unclear which of the remaining, mostly conservative candidates will triumph in the June presidential election, says expert Fari…

October 5, 2012

Palestinian Territories
A Turkish soldier is reflected on a mirror as he stands guard on the Turkish-Syrian border near the Akcakale border crossing on October 4, 2012 (Sezer/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Syrian-Turkish Clashes, Jordanian Demonstrations, and Iranian Unrest

Significant Middle East Developments Turkey-Syria. Turkey returned fire into Syria today after a new Syrian shell landed in the Turkish town of Akcakale. Today’s fire exchange comes two days after S…

March 5, 2012

Iran
Crisis-Managing U.S.-Iran Relations

Parliamentary elections have bolstered the position of Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei, says expert Gary Sick. He lays out options for Washington to deal with Tehran over its nuclear program amid grow…