Of all the myths that surround the Israeli-Arab conflict, the most prominent and cherished is that the inevitable solution is a two-state framework.
Will this military offensive contribute to the final puzzle in the region - peace between Israel and Palestine, and a viable two-state solution?
If you asked a State Department employee what their worst-case scenario for the Middle East was five years ago, the response might have described what is currently unfolding across the region.
Despite the shock of recent events, it’s not the Middle East that has changed. It’s US foreign policy.
What the civil war in Syria failed to expose, Iraq threatens to bring out into the open.
Last week’s ISIS-led offensive suggests that Washington’s worst-case scenario is about to unfold in Iraq.
While the extent of recent polls reflects a turning tide in the Syria conflict, voters were hardly given much of a choice.
The Geopoliticalmonitor's Marc Simms recaps the events leading up to recent clashes in Anbar province and what it means for Iraq's future.
The Geopoliticalmonitor's Zachary Fillingham examines the rising threat of extremism on the Sinai Peninsula.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Marc Simms assesses Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy options surrounding the recent outburst of sectarian conflict in Iraq.