Samir Mourani provides a glimpse into the life of Syrian refugees in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp.
In his latest piece, Samir Mourani illustrates the transition of Shiites from second-tier citizens to political relevancy and the resulting rise of the Hezbollah movement.
Samir Mourani examines key events over the last decade that facilitated the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Samir Mourani examines the approach the United States is taking to target the Islamic State and how the Obama administration finds itself at a crossroads with Bashar al-Assad and his Syrian regime.
How has the Islamic State (IS) become the wealthiest organization in the Middle East in such little time? Samir Mourani explains how IS produces enough income to sustain its expansionist agenda.
Samir Mourani examines the role of Egyptian and Israeli elites in the illicit trade of natural resources.
Samir Mourani examines the expansionist role of ISIS into Syria and the obstacles it faces from opposing rebel groups on the ground.
Samir Mourani evaluates the threats posed to Lebanon by its swelling population of Syrian refugees.