Russia’s New Role in the New Middle East

Russia is finding it difficult to gain a foothold in the Middle East. At a time when tensions between Moscow and Washington are on the rise, Russia is determined to have a greater say in global affairs, particularly in the tumultuous Middle East. At present, Russia considers itself as a major,...

MENA’s Fake Pharma Conundrum

June 21, 2017

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 35% of the pharmaceutical market in the Middle East could be illicit. Not so long ago, Médecins Sans Frontières made a shocking discovery in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Hundreds of patients had unwittingly taken Haloperidol...

Who Will Govern Libya Later This Year?

April 19, 2017

Can Saif al-Islam Gaddafi unite Libya with the support of the country's numerous tribes? Understanding the three key actors in the Libyan Civil War is critical during the coming months. Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar is pushing his Operation Dignity forces to the west...