The ICC Has Stepped on a Political Minefield in Palestine

Mar 24, 2021

The rapidly-evolving geopolitical equation in the Middle East just got another layer of complexity added to it. Earlier this month, Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), announced the launch of an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the...

What Russia Thinks of the Abraham Accords

Mar 23, 2021

Regarding Russia’s foreign policy in the Middle East, it is important to ask how the normalization of the UAE and Bahrain’s relationships with Israel will play out.

China’s Place in the Abraham Accords

Feb 16, 2021

The normalization of the UAE and Bahrain’s relations with Israel could have major geopolitical implications for China.

JCPOA 2.0: A Pinch of Hope and a Dose of Reality

Jan 28, 2021

On January 18, in an interview with Bloomberg, Qatari Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, speaking in the wake of the settlement of the Gulf feud, took the opportunity to argue that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) should sit down with Tehran. “The...

The Winners and Losers of Israel’s Normalization Deal With Morocco

Dec 15, 2020

On December 10, Israel and Morocco agreed to normalize relations. Israel has been trying to normalize relations with Arab-majority countries for decades. The process began in 1979 with Egypt. In 1994, Jordan followed. In recent months, Israel has normalized ties with the United Arab Emirates,...

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