December 21, 2018
The U.S. withdrawal from Syria removes the main obstacle to a Turkish campaign to eradicate Syrian Kurdish forces and could lead to a more dangerous phase of Syria’s civil war.
February 28, 2019
Algerians are protesting in large numbers over moves to maintain ailing longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika in power. The ruling elite faces a test of legitimacy that could spark unrest in a region …
April 12, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigned on his tough diplomacy and his relationship with U.S. President Donald J. Trump. What happens now for the Palestinian peace process?
April 19, 2019
Khalifa Haftar’s march on the Libyan capital is a bid for control of a fragmented state. Backed by a set of powerful governments, he could carry on the fight for a long time.
May 24, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party resoundingly won the general election following a divisive campaign, but it is not yet clear how the results should be interpreted.
June 24, 2019
After his party suffered a humiliating loss in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is down but far from out.
August 15, 2019
Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
September 10, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is on the line as Israel votes for the second time in 2019.
October 7, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s announcement of a troop withdrawal in northern Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion could revive the Islamic State and the Syrian civil war, and signal the end of U.S. influe…
November 5, 2019
With Turkey’s latest military offensive, here’s a rundown of the different forces in the region.