Policymakers are still playing catch-up with recent advances in narco submarine technology.
Part two explains how Sudan was a key player in not just the early rise of al-Qaeda, but also early attempts to bridge the gap between Sunni and Shiite Islam.
Part one of a two-part series, this article explores Sudan’s history in the MENA as well as the possibility of Shiite-Sunni geopolitical cooperation.
One has altered the Middle Eastern map, and the other has proven far more resilient than many believed possible.
The Minsk II peace process is faltering in part due to legislative deadlock in Kiev. This backgrounder helps explain why.
An in-depth look at the institutions, candidates, and impact of Iran’s upcoming elections.
An analysis of the enduring threat posed by Boko Haram, one of Africa’s most brutal terrorist groups.
A thorough understanding of the current crisis in the Middle East begins at Islam’s great schism and its enduring geopolitical impact.
This year’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has the most positive momentum behind it since Copenhagen – but is the hope warranted?
It’s not religious fervor that makes Islamic State such a formidable foe on the battlefield.