Politics of the Middle East

In this channel, you will find summaries on the Middle East, its history, its issues and its prospects.


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The crown prince’s ambitious plan for the Public Investment Fund would change the kingdom’s dependence on oil while creating the world’s largest pool of institutional money, but questions remain.

Randy Diamond

Chief Investment Officer, 2021

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The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman

Ben Hubbard

Tim Duggan Books, 2020

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A Tragedy

Noah Feldman

Princeton UP, 2020

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The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu

Anshel Pfeffer

Basic Books, 2018

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MBS Must Cut His Losses to Avert Catastrophe

F. Gregory Gause III

Foreign Affairs, 2020

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Conditions are ripe for an uprising, which would have profound geopolitical consequences for the region.

Caroline D. Rose

GPF, 2020

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Mobilization and Power

Aurélie Daher

Oxford UP, 2018

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Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East

Marc Lynch

Public Affairs, 2016

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But What Kind of State Will It Be?

Yousef Munayyer

Foreign Affairs, 2019

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Why the Middle East Is More Combustible Than Ever

Robert Malley

Foreign Affairs, 2019

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