Emile Nakhleh is a former Senior US Intelligence Officer, Director of the Global and National Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its institutions must hastily re-imagine innovative ways for it to survive.
Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both domestically and regionwide, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: The Saudi crown prince's rise to power has in effect destabilised his country, and by extension Al Saud control, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: The regimes' inability and unwillingness to address their peoples' legitimate demands is leading the region to more turmoil and uncertainty, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: If the Arab and Iranian regimes hope to survive, they should implement a new social contract enshrining the people's right to hold their leaders accountable, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: There is a growing threat of domestic terrorism from white supremacists in the US, Emile Nakhleh argues.
Comment: MbS's star is dimming and his influence is waning as his allies in the UAE seem to abandon him and Washington loses patience with his recklessness, writes Emile Nakhleh
Comment: Sadly, the Trump administration's clear message to the Arab and Muslim worlds is that democratic politics does not matter, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: The speech was no more than a mean attack on former President Barack Obama and a warmongering harangue against Iran, writes Emile Nakhleh.
Comment: Donald Trump's haphazard foreign policy decisions show a lack of knowledge of regional dynamics and bring no benefit to the United States, writes Emile Nakhleh.