Middle East/North Africa
The French presidential elections will be a major event in the context of ongoing transatlantic diplomatic shift and potential realignments.
As the media focuses on the many crises in the Middle East, Jordan’s capacity to endure the instability next door is noteworthy. Yet the Hashemite Kingdom faces tough challenges at home and abroad that make its future precarious.
In the wake of the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, terrorism is once again at the forefront of news about Turkey. A recent string of terrorist attacks underscores Turkey’s heightened exposure to instability caused by ongoing security challenges.
Global Risk Insights spoke with Dr. Joshua Landis on what is ahead for Syria’s government in 2017 after the fall of Aleppo.
The liberation of Sirte by the GNA is a strong step towards ridding Libya of ISIS. But it alone does to guarantee the country peace – now national unity is needed.
If the US wants to accomplish its goals in Syria, it will probably need to pick a side in one of the world’s bloodiest ethnic conflicts. The bombings in Istanbul