Why is the Middle East betting on Beijing, and to what extent can China fill the political void left by the diminishing American presence in the region?
[T]he United States is trying to tell Lebanon’s entire political class that it is time to take the United States’ war against Iran and its right arm, Hezbollah, seriously.
Ultimately, it is unclear whether Trump's blustering tone will halt the sudden rise in crude oil prices and calm the concerns of transporters, insurers and those familiar with the route of black gold.
Uncle Sam’s political approach in the Trump era, based on "America First," could threaten French hegemony over the Francophone African world.
Trump is burying this peace process and prioritizing power politics over international law.
Today, Trump clearly hopes to solve the outstanding problems [of the Middle East] with unilateral action, done deals and force.
Even though the jihadi group has lost almost all of its territory in Syria since 2014 ... the Islamic State has still not disappeared.
Despite the hardships that these sanctions will no doubt have on Iranian citizens, it is unlikely that they will produce the results desired by Donald Trump.
The Palestinians are a proud people who made enormous sacrifices ... They will not submit to blackmail in accepting American-Israeli demands.