ISIS seeks to maintain its pace of terrorist activity both to strengthen its position as the world's leading terrorist organization.
How will Syrian Parties Manage Resources?
As ISIS is retreating rapidly in Syria, the conflict among the main three parties on the economic resources intensifies.
Iran’s recent escalation against the US Administration reflects Tehran's concerns with consequences of listing IRGC as a terrorist org.
Turkey seeks to prevent the Kurds from establishing “a new Kobani”, according to statements delivered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
ISIS’ defeat in Raqqa will impose more pressure on its foreign fighters and their limited options post-Raqqa.
The Kurdish referendum has rendered great political services to Iraqi Prime-Minister Haidar alAbadi who emerged as the main beneficiary
The Prospects of Inter-Kurdish Fighting in Iraq
The failure of the Iraqi Kurdish secession movement can be explained through lingering historical divisions among Iraqi Kurds.
Challenges Facing Mine Action in the Middle East
Landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) pose growing challenges during or after internal conflicts and regional wars.
On October 25, 2017, US Congress passed new sanctions against Hezbollah to curb its political, economic and military activities.
The ongoing developments in the region and its surroundings indicate 12 drivers behind the use of dead bodies.
Russia’s recent military strikes were meant to send strong messages to Iran that Russia will be the main party involved in Syria.
Russia Re-examines its Relations with Iran
Iran have been the key ally to Russia. Yet, their relations have been hurdled with various challenges.
The Future of Russian and US Military Presence in Syria
Two years into its its military intervention in Syria, Russia recently announced that that it will end its military operations in Syria
Reasons for the Growing Role of Tribes in the Region
The roles played by tribes in several Arab states are growing and shifting from social tasks to security ones.