Columns

While all states came out as winners after this month’s trilateral strike, the escalation highlights a dangerous level of global volatility

Alexey Khlebnikov

Without Haftar's presence, there is an opportunity to directly involve the diverse groups under Operation Dignity in a process of reconciliation and peace-building

Tarek Megerisi

Since the award-winning human rights activist’s arrest, state repression against government critics has reached new heights in the UAE

Joe Odell

Erdogan's decision to hold surprise general and presidential elections in June leaves the opposition in disarray and opens the way for further concentration of his power

David Barchard

The Syrian regime is unlikely to tolerate the presence of Arab troops inside Syria the way it has the US military, and absent a mandate from the UN, the force would be treated as occupiers

Samer Abboud

Will Israel ever suffer a 'dictatorship'? Who will be the true friends of a future Israel? These, and other questions, answered

Lubna Masarwa

Neither zealous supporters of Assad nor those oblivious to ongoing mass atrocities have the capacity to generate a vision for Syria’s future

Taha Ozhan