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Hezbollah Won; Hezbollah Lost

by Hanin Ghaddar* When Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah declared August 28 Lebanon’s “Second Day of Liberation,” part of his speech …

Pay Up, Europe

by Michael Mandelbaum Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has a point about Europe and NATO. In …

Will Iran Become the Next North Korea?

by Philip Gordon, Amos Yadlin North Korea’s most recent long-range ballistic missile tests, which demonstrate progress toward an ability to …

Siemens’ Crimea Scandal

A Story of Desperate Moscow? by Maia Otarashvili The Russia and Crimea sanctions continue to make the region’s business environment …

Washington’s Dead End in Syria

Victory Will Only Last if the U.S. Stays by Sam Heller On July 4, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), …

Filling the Vacuum in Libya

The Need for a Political, Not Military Solution by Elissa Miller Since the fall of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, …

The Race for Deir Ez’zor

Are the US and Iran Headed for a Confrontation in Eastern Syria? by Yasmine El-Geressi ISIS has been defeated in …