Geoffrey Aronson writes about Middle East affairs. He consults with a variety of public and private institutions dealing with regional political, security, and development issues.
Syria's Civil War17 Mar 2017 07:49 GMT
Russia may soon find it impossible to pursue a policy in Syria that accommodates Israel as well as its enemies.
Israeli–Palestinian conflict23 Feb 2017 11:23 GMT
A two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was in dire straits long before Trump's presidency.
Israeli–Palestinian conflict25 Dec 2016 10:59 GMT
Palestinians know that they have been offered only stale crumbs from the UN Security Council's table.
Middle East31 Oct 2016 08:18 GMT
The beginning of Obama's failed policies in the Middle East was his inability to stop Israeli settlements.
War & Conflict15 Oct 2016 07:21 GMT
America sees conflicts shaded in black or white and avoids all complex and nuanced ambiguities.
US Elections 201628 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
The establishment is rousing itself to protect the system, this time from political rather than economic calamity.
Egypt23 Aug 2016 07:22 GMT
The history of the canal offers a cautionary legacy to those hoping to win Egypt a good place in international economy.
ISIS30 Jul 2016 10:41 GMT
Washington's claim to knowing what needs to be done is betrayed by its recent record in Iraq.
War & Conflict26 Jun 2016 10:56 GMT
Israel has evolved a respect for Hamas forces and a practical preference for Hamas' continued rule in Gaza.
Middle East06 Jun 2016 07:16 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas certainly has every reason to be depressed about the current state of affairs.
War & Conflict27 May 2016 16:32 GMT
Simply preventing Israel from continuing to pursue its objective of creating facts misses the point.
Politics13 May 2016 08:38 GMT
It would not be an exaggeration to say that tourism is the lifeblood of the Egyptian economy - especially in Sinai.
Ivanka Trump faces tough questions in Berlin
Reza Aslan believes in everything - just a little bit
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Inside Tehran's monument to US 'arrogance'
US judge halts Trump's plan to punish sanctuary cities
Turkish raids target Kurdish groups in Iraq and Syria
UN says 17 million face famine in Yemen
Two Koreas: History at a glance
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