Hindered by an array of domestic and international obstacles and competing regime priorities, the Syrian government’s efforts to attract regional capital for investment and reconstruction will be insufficient.
Political Scientist Lisa Anderson explores how the local players in the Libyan conflict affect the decision-making of states, both in North Africa and beyond.
How the Soleimani assassination has called into question what “war” means today and how the world should respond
Rather than making North Africa safer, securitizing borders has raised the risk of instability along the region’s frontiers, where communities depend on smuggling.
Trump’s Iran policy burns with fury as well as utter incoherence.
The presence of foreign armed groups in Libya’s south poses an increasing threat to local security and regional political ties.