The word describes a sovereign entity that simply doesn’t exist.
Some of the world’s more intractable conflicts demand a legal rather than a political solution.
As is often the case in the Middle East, third-party bilateral relationships are driving Turkey and Saudi Arabia further apart.
Tensions left to simmer for most of the war are now boiling over as Israel grapples with the possibility of a long-term Iranian presence in southern Syria.
The Trump administration’s threats against the Palestinian Authority might impact the peace process in ways that were never intended.
Following through with one of his campaign promises, President Trump has bucked decades of US policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Examining Hezbollah, the paramilitary group at the heart of the Saudi-Iran contest for the Middle East.
Once the Assad regime and its allies consolidate their hold on Syria, the focus could once again shift back to Israel.
It won’t be easy for the Trump administration to reassemble the kind of international consensus that drove Iran to the negotiating table back in 2013.
A brief history of Iran, a country that the Trump administration seems to have singled out as America’s primary geopolitical foe in the Middle East.