A diplomatic strategy for the conflict in Syria
Middle East and North Africa
A rare moment of opportunity has emerged to renew diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syria conflict. The priority now must be de-escalating the level of violence and the reducing the threat of regional spill-over
While the discussion will focus on Israel and Iran's respective perceptions and policies, Ali Ansari and Nadav Eyal will also touch on how these play out in regional developments and notably the Syria conflict.
The basis for a two-state solution has been eroded almost to the point of collapse making a political breakthrough more urgent than ever. But how can Europe generate new momentum for Palestinian statehood?
As the prospects of a two-state outcome on Israel/Palestine fade, Europeans need to apply tougher love to both parties before it is too late.
Europe can rescue the two-state solution
The political transitions in North Africa appear to be faltering, with the early stages of democracy showing the dangers of political competition as much as its benefits. But what are the prospects for pluralistic politics in the region?