Politics of the Middle East
In this channel, you will find summaries on the Middle East, its history, its issues and its prospects.
The Afghanistan Papers
A Secret History of the War
Simon & Schuster, 2021
Why Democracy Stalled in the Middle East
Economic Despair and the Triumph of the China Model
Foreign Affairs, 2022
MBS Wants Saudi Arabia Fund to Reach $2 Trillion in Assets
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.
Chief Investment Officer, 2021
The Arab Winter
Princeton UP, 2020
The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu
Basic Books, 2018
The End of Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions
MBS Must Cut His Losses to Avert Catastrophe
Foreign Affairs, 2020
Lebanon’s Breaking Point
Conditions are ripe for an uprising, which would have profound geopolitical consequences for the region.
Mobilization and Power
Oxford UP, 2018
The New Arab Wars
Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East
Public Affairs, 2016
There Will Be a One-State Solution
But What Kind of State Will It Be?
Foreign Affairs, 2019