Egypt is reasserting itself in foreign policy, but it faces economic and societal challenges at home.
After a long process, various options are still open for Palestine with respect to joining the ICC.
Why Lebanon has a unique trajectory in its response to the threat of IS.
Switching support from Maliki to Abadi does not represent a real policy change for Iran.
Apparent wall-to-wall consensus in favour of the Gaza offensive among the Israeli public masks a deep internal moral malaise.
Demilitarising Gaza is being touted as part of a solution to the recent fighting. However, it's a potentially dangerous red herring
While the crisis in Iraq deepens, Europe has been slow to react - reluctant to be drawn into another quagmire in the region.
A fundamental ingredient is still missing in shaping a coherent – though challenging - strategy for targeting IS in Iraq.
Europe's inaction on the Islamic State could have tragic consequences, for the Middle East and for Europe itself.
The toughest hurdles in this marathon diplomacy track have only just been encountered.
With European economies failing to deliver higher standards of living, and growing public disillusionment with apparently self-serving politicians, Philippe Legrain discusses where
Daniel Levy and Julien Barnes-Dacey on the need to focus on Syria to beat ISIS.
Josef Janning comments on Merkel's strategy in the fight against IS
Josef Janning gives an interview on the role of the High Rep