Middle East and North Africa
What next for Egypt, Tunisia and Libya?
The collapse of Lebanon’s government has thrust the country into a deepening political crisis. The war in Syria and recent actions by Hezbollah also suggest that internal conflict may return to Lebanon.
Obama said all the right things in Jerusalem, but what next? The visit has offered nothing new on the programmatic side, no plan for going forward.
ECFR and IAI hosted a debate on the nuclear talks with Iran. Aniseh Bassiri, Lapo Pistelli and Riccardo Alcaro discussed the results of the latest round of negotiations and analysed the strategic implications for Europe, Russia, US and China and the role of Iran in the region.
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Dr Toby Dodge, Hayder al-Koei and Daniel Levy will reflect on Iraq’s journey over the past ten years, widening concerns at the country’s current trajectory, as well as its regional influence
Iran e non solo: il futuro della regione e le relazioni con l'Europa
If Obama begins to grasp the tribal, fluid and divided nature of Israeli politics and how to impact Israeli voters and their leaders, then this visit might be worth something after all.