Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara is Al Jazeera's senior political analyst. He was previously a professor of International Relations at the American University of Paris. An author who writes extensively on global politics, he is widely regarded as a leading authority on the Middle East and international affairs.

Middle East

Put the spring back in the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring is not a singular event with a beginning and an end.

Put the spring back in the Arab Spring

Soleimani assassination

Trump: The American Netanyahu

On Iran and the Middle East, the Trump administration is following Israel's playbook.

Trump: The American Netanyahu

Soleimani assassination

The US, Iran, and the fallout of Soleimani's assassination

The US strategy towards Iran and Iraq may have changed, but the Iranian response will be more of the same. Much more.

The US, Iran, and the fallout of Soleimani's assassination

Trump Impeachment

To impeach or not to impeach? Devil's advocate in Trump's defence

Reflections on the American presidency, populism and democracy.

To impeach or not to impeach? Devil's advocate in Trump's defence

Middle East

Analysis: What Saad Hariri's resignation means for Lebanon

Al Jazeera's senior political analyst Marwan Bishara discusses Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri's resignation amid mass protests.

Analysis: What Saad Hariri's resignation means for Lebanon

Middle East

Analysis: Will al-Baghdadi's death stop ISIL?

US military operation killed ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi when they targeted his compound in northwest Syria.

Analysis: Will al-Baghdadi's death stop ISIL?

Israel

Israel after Netanyahu?

Six trends underlined by the Knesset elections will determine the future of Israel.

Israel after Netanyahu?

Middle East

Netanyahu's calculus: Bombs speak louder than words

Israel's recent attacks against Iranian targets in Iraq are sending a clear message at home and abroad.

Netanyahu's calculus: Bombs speak louder than words

US & Canada

When pyromaniacs lead, the world burns

As global crises are pushing the world towards disaster, the G7 could not even agree on a final communique.

When pyromaniacs lead, the world burns

Iran

Iran, the US, and the 'English job'

The pains, pleasures and puzzles of the Gulf crisis.

Iran, the US, and the 'English job'

Palestine

Palestine: The Arab 'deal of the century'

Arab rulers may be willing to sell out Palestine, but the Arab people are not.

Palestine: The Arab 'deal of the century'

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia and Iran after the summits of discontent

Was Riyadh able to unite Arab and Muslim leaders against Tehran?

Saudi Arabia and Iran after the summits of discontent