Will the Iran Nuclear Deal make the world a safer place? Or is it a weak agreement with strong geopolitical backlash? Our Editors weigh in.
The Enemy of My Enemy Is Still My Enemy: Iraq’s Shi’a Militias
Trevor Schenk analyzes the rise of Shi’a militias fighting the Islamic State in Iraq, and why this could be detrimental to the long term goal of creating a stable Iraq.
The Rupturing Regime: Syria’s Northern Collapse
Hasan Siddiqui highlights the newfound success of Syrian rebel groups in the North, what it comes with, and what it means for the current regime and potentially Syria’s future.
Breaking Point: Hyperextending Hizbullah
Hasan Siddiqui’s outlook on the current situation in the Levant and Hezbollah’s capacity therein.
The Party of God: From Periphery to Core
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.