background

What the Gaza War Means for the Middle East

 

With intensifying international pressure to end hostilities, a brief lull in fighting currently prevails in Gaza. But a formal ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has proven elusive.

Topics Discussed
background

ISIS: Global Islamic Caliphate or Islamic Mini-State in Iraq?

Al-Hayat July 24, 2014
 

Unless Baghdad offers meaningful political reconciliation and reintegration, ISIS will tighten and deepen its rule of its mini-Islamic state in Iraq. | عربي

background

Egypt’s Media in the Midst of Revolution

  • Rasha Abdulla
Paper July 17, 2014
 

More than three years after the January 25 revolution toppled then Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt continues to struggle with an authoritarian media sector and constraints on freedom of expression.

background

Taking Sides in Libya

INTERNATIONAL NEW YORK TIMES July 9, 2014
 

To avoid throwing the country into further chaos, Libyans must focus on forging a consensus government, build security institutions, and recommit itself to a broad-based national reconciliation and the drafting of an equitable constitution.

background

ISIS: Terrorism Upgraded

  • Mario Abou Zeid
National Interest July 9, 2014
 

The Islamic State seeks to create and govern a Sunni heartland that bisects the Shiite-led alliance that stretches from Tehran to Hezbollah’s stronghold in Lebanon.

Please note...

You are leaving the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy's website and entering another Carnegie global site.

请注意...

你将离开清华—卡内基中心网站,进入卡内基其他全球中心的网站。