Latest from Marc Lynch

Polarized media represent a polarized region. New Twitter data shows how.

  • Apr 13, 2018

The preventable consequences of the war have been well documented, and the military conflict is at a stalemate.

  • Jan 26, 2018

The protests in Iran are inevitably shaped by the experience of the 2011 Arab uprisings.

  • Jan 2, 2018

Regional politics will determine what's next.

  • Dec 7, 2017

How to understand the kingdom when both domestic and regional order is in an unprecedented state of flux.

  • Nov 6, 2017

Local factors, not grand narratives, are key.

  • Sep 25, 2017

What began with the expectation of Qatar’s rapid capitulation has instead settled down into a “long estrangement.”

  • Jul 14, 2017

Pack these insightful new books on the Middle East, Islam and politics as you head off to vacation.

  • Jul 3, 2017

Donald Trump's focus on Iran and on Islamism misses other conflicts in the region.

  • Jun 7, 2017

In “Beyond War,” David Rohde argues for the U.S. to work with moderates in the region.

  • May 17, 2013
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