It is a travesty that in the 21st century the construction of a mega-hydropower-generation project, the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been underway for over seven years without an independent, comprehensive transboundary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) conducted first.
Here are several short-term and long-term consequences for Iran's energy sector from the U.S. about-face on the nuclear deal.
The U.S. has for years demanded Hamas give up its armed struggle, and now the Trump administration is admonishing the group for supporting a nonviolent protest movement.
For Amman, the ideal solution in Syria would be to reach an agreement with Damascus where moderate rebel groups would strike reconciliation deals that would allow a peaceful takeover by the Syrian army of the borders with Jordan.
A war between Iran and Saudi Arabia is more likely today than ever before. This policy paper explores potential war scenarios between the two Middle Eastern rivals.