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Analysis: Moscow's blockade on Ukrainian ports has caused soaring food prices and global shortages. But after violating a deal to restart Black Sea grain exports, many fear Russia will use food supplies as leverage in the future.
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Analysis: Setting aside the human rights agenda he campaigned on to achieve realpolitik goals, observers say Biden left the Middle East empty-handed.
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Analysis: The collapse of the Dayton Accords would threaten not only stability in the Balkans but also the rest of Europe.
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Analysis: Historically, a balancing game has kept competing factions in Iranian politics in check, but the rule of Ayatollah Khamenei and President Raisi has solidified the dominance of the populists over the pragmatists within the IRGC and beyond.
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Analysis: Hezbollah has made the dispute a key priority, but future progress is now largely dependent on volatile domestic politics in both Lebanon and Israel.
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Analysis: Although there were overlapping points of convergence and divergence, Syria was the primary arena in which these three powers attempted to broker a deal.
Analysis-Surveillance of journalists in MENA
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States of Journalism: The use of spyware by regimes across the Middle East has created a dangerous and hostile environment for journalists. But despite the rise in digital authoritarianism, surveillance fell off the radar during Biden's visit.
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Analysis: Protests over economic conditions are exacerbating a political crisis in the country, which remains deeply polarised amid the rising possibility of armed conflict.
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Analysis: Pushing Yemen's warring parties to work on alleviating humanitarian suffering is possible, but the challenging task is convincing them to offer sufficient political and military concessions.
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Analysis: A newly published constitutional draft that will be put to a referendum on 25 July concentrates powers in the president's hands, codifying Kais Saied's power grab a year ago.