Tag Archive for: "Middle East"
Enemy of my enemy: Iran and the Taliban

The Taliban victory and the American exit from Afghanistan have shuffled the pack in the region in multiple ways. Several of Afghanistan’s neighbours with major stakes in the country have reacted to these developments with …

Managing a new Middle East order

Across the Middle East, alliances are shifting in unexpected ways. What does the emerging configuration mean for a region that is seemingly eternally walking a thin line between war and peace? The ongoing shifts are …

How to prevent another Gaza conflict

The Israel–Hamas conflagration of 10–21 May, the fourth such conflict since 2008, has been over for almost two months. Diplomatic drama and manoeuvrings continue in its aftermath: incendiary balloon attacks from Gaza sparking Israeli retaliation, …