Turkey has become increasingly assertive in the Eastern Mediterranean in a bid to defend its interests and break its perceived isolation. This report discusses the root causes of the growing tensions in the region, the various regional alliances, while gauging what Ankara’s goal may be and what the impact the widening regional competition will have on Europe and NATO.
This report discusses the growing criticism against President Bashar al-Assad emanating from Russian outlets, both assessing how these may relate (or not) to concerns in the Kremlin, and what this may say about Moscow’s view of Syria’s future.
The Palestinian Authority is at a critical junction with multiple actors both within and without trying to influence the succession of its current head, President, Mahmoud Abbas. This scenario-building report discusses the possible outcome of Abbas’s succession, as well as the potential for violence to erupt during this process.
This reports gauges the threats to forces participating in the UNIFIL mission in southern Lebanon and ranks them according to their associated probability and impact.
This report is an in-depth analysis of Hezbollah’s strategy, goals and structure both as a military and political entity.
This report discusses the Russia-Iranian relationship today, including how Russia views Iran nuclear program and their shared and opposing interests in the Middle East, including in Syria and Iraq.
This report discusses the Russian military footprint in Syria, the structure and strategies employed by the Russian contingent and lessons-learned.
This report discusses the various outcomes of the current crisis triggered by the US exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
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