Ofir Haivry is vice-president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem and head of its National Strategy Initiative.
Smaller and internally more homogeneous political units may offer a brighter prospect for stability in the region than the forcible unification of decomposed Arab states.
Who or what will replace a century of failed Sunni Arab dominance? What, if anything, can the West do to help shape the future?
How long before the "strong" Arab states of the Middle East follow Syria, Iraq, and Libya into chaos?