Middle East leaders are watching Afghanistan and drawing conclusions about the unreliability of the US as a partner.
Joe Macaron is a fellow at the Arab Center Washington DC.
Biden will bring change to policy-making in Washington, but he will still struggle with Trump’s legacy.
The Israel-Gulf normalisation deals are unlikely to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The recent arrests in Saudi show the US can no longer rein in MBS, and any attempt could backfire on Trump.
Mohammed bin Salman has put all his eggs in Trump’s basket, but what happens if the US leadership changes?
There are at least three scenarios for what happens after PM Saad Hariri’s resignation.
Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria is just another side effect of his mounting troubles at home and abroad.