Consequences for the Middle East
Maritime terrorist threats are no longer scenarios put forth by international think tanks and early warning centers
Four Reasons Behind the Failed Attempt and its Aftermath
There are number of reasons as to why the coup failed, but more importantly what are the consequences of this failed attempt?
Conservative's control of Assembly of Experts
The landslide victory of the head of the Guardian Council, Ahmad Jannati, carries three significant implications.
The cost of international military intervention in the Middle East
The cost of military intervention by international powers in the Middle East is determined by two main factors.
Border Taxes imposed throughout the Middle East
Several countries in the Middle East have moved to impose or suspend cross-border taxes on goods and people.
Economic rapprochement continues in the Middle East
Some governments in the Middle East have recently moved to strengthen their economic relations with several international or regional..
Motives for Killing
Assassination of Arab intellectuals by extremists
Does the assassination of Nahed Hattar present a new phenomenon in the Arab world, or is this a recurring trend?
How the struggle over Islam is Reshaping the World
The influence of religion on political interactions in Muslim societies in the Middle East.
Changing the nature of US involvement in the Middle East
The US is not only planning to scale back on direct military intervention...
Why are Reality TV shows spreading in the Arab World?
Reality TV has become quite popular in the Arab World in light of the fast-paced developments in the media.
Border wall construction increases in the Middle East
Several countries in the region have begun constructing border walls, representing a direct reflection of the rise in security threats.
Control over energy resources key in regional domestic conflicts
Ongoing developments in the struggle for oil in the Middle East has revealed that production facility protection forces are crucial...
Military conscription increases in the Middle East
Volunteerism in conflict areas in the Middle East has expanded beyond humanitarianism to participation in armed conflict.
Incitement to Violence on Social Networks in the Region
Transformation of social networks in some cases to a mechanism through which the spread of extremist views to incite violence...
Latin American Impact on Regional Economies
Some states in the Middle East have shown a great deal of interest in reinforcing their economic ties with Latin American states...
How the Region’s Nations are Working to Increase their Naval Influence
Middle Eastern countries are currently working to strengthen their maritime connections to various parts of the world.
Depopulating Cities on the Rise in the Middle East
A policy of “depopulating cities” or districts within cities is on the rise in several regional countries for a variety of reasons.
The rampant use of victim-blaming rhetoric during Arab crises
Media is a crucial element in crisis management due to its significant role in disseminating information and countering rumors...