Al-Monitor Israel Columnist Ben Caspit, reporting from Tel Aviv, and State Department Correspondent Elizabeth Hagedorn, reporting from Washington, discuss what comes next following passage of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial judicial reform legislation and its consequences for US-Israel relations.
Turkey is at a critical juncture. The dual parliamentary and presidential elections on May 14 will decide the country's future as Turkey descends into authoritarianism under President Erdogan. Al-Monitor Senior Correspondent Amberin Zaman hosts a panel discussion on the campaign buildup to the crucial polls, what's at stake, and what to expect with the results. The panel features Timothy Ash, a strategist at Bluebay Asset Management, Gonul Tol, the Director of the Turkey Program at the Middle East Institute, Marc Pierini, a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe and the former EU Ambassador to Turkey, and Diego Cupolo, the Managing Editor at Turkey Recap.
In an Al-Monitor Pro Live Q&A webinar, Dr. Karen Young, Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University in the Center for Global Energy Policy, and author of “The Economic Statecraft of the Gulf Arab States,” discusses the latest economic and political developments occurring within the Gulf as China's influence grows, more countries reconcile with Syria and Iran, and other crucial issues evolve in the region recently.
Ben Caspit joined Al-Monitor President Andrew Parasiliti to discuss the latest updates surrounding the Israeli government's controversial plans to overhaul the Supreme Court as well as answered guest questions.
In an Al-Monitor Pro webinar, Bijan discusses Iran’s economy, including the energy sector and the impact of sanctions, as well as answers attendee questions.
Chairman and CEO of Saban Capital Group Haim Saban joins Al-Monitor Israel Columnist Ben Caspit to discuss the latest developments in Israel, including prospects for US-Israel business ties.
Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) discussed US policy and congressional priorities in the Middle East at this Al-Monitor PRO breakfast briefing.
Stephen Kalin, foreign correspondent in the Middle East for The Wall Street Journal, discusses the social, economic and political shifts in Saudi Arabia and the region, the Kingdom’s oil policies, and US-Saudi relations as well as answers questions from our guests.