First in a two-part series, this backgrounder traces the origins and earliest deployments of Russia’s infamous mercenary outfit: the Wagner Group.
But the longstanding conflict is still far from over. In fact, it might be on the brink of a new escalation from Egypt.
Turkey’s expanding role in the Libyan Civil War presents a security threat to Sisi’s Egypt, one that is unlikely to go unchallenged.
Background on the worsening clashes between Al Qaeda and Islamic State’s regional affiliates in the Sahel.
A geopolitical reading suggests that annexation is only a matter of time.
What might seem like an appealing option to US military planners is actually fraught with its own geopolitical perils.
Meting out vengeance in the name of counterterrorism has produced few tangible results in terms of expanding US influence in Iraq.
Is the Kingdom’s dollar peg in jeopardy?
The COVID-19 crisis should prompt a rethink on Egypt’s longstanding structural inequalities.
The old guard has yet to moot a palatable candidate for the young Iraqis demanding change.