Middle East

After years of watching Erdoğan gut Turkey’s institutions and offer jihadists of all stripes a warm welcome, Israel no longer trusts its former ally.

June 28 2022 12:03AM

Most American and Israeli foreign-policy thinkers are blind to what’s really going on in Turkey, the opportunities there are, and the challenges it presents.

June 28 2022 12:02AM

The only way to strike a better political deal with the Houthis would be to weaken them militarily.

Katherine Zimmerman
June 27 2022 12:01AM

Braggadocio conceals self-doubt.

Farzin Nadimi
June 16 2022 12:01AM

While making the Middle East safer.

Mark Dubowitz and Daniel B. Shapiro
June 15 2022 12:01AM

“For all of Iran’s success in cultivating militant groups across the Middle East, there are tangible signs that it has overreached.”

Karim Sadjadpour
June 8 2022 12:01AM

In 1949, Turkey was the first Muslim nation to recognize Israel, but in the last few decades their relationship has hit the rocks. Can recent signs of rapprochement be trusted?

June 7 2022 12:27AM

Riyadh wants to see a strong America.

Mohammed Khalid Alyahya
April 26 2022 12:01AM

“The rise of new technology and a retreating hegemon are a combustible combination.”

Kenneth Pollack
April 21 2022 12:01AM

Washington cozies up to Tehran, and lambasts the Gulf states for following suit.

April 1 2022 12:01AM

They got things wrong, and failed to learn from their mistakes.

March 25 2022 12:01AM

The visit marks the first time an Arab government has welcomed the Syrian leader since civil war broke out in 2011.

David Adesnik
March 23 2022 12:01AM

A briefing on the crisis in Ukraine, and what it means for the world.

March 14 2022 12:01AM