Mideast Reviews by Claude Salhani

– Journalist, author and political analyst specializing in the Middle East, terrorism and political Islam.

Senior fellow, Institute of World Affairs.

NEW: Erdogan opens a Pandora’s box

Why the Lebanese revolution may yet work

Erdogan’s gunboat politics is dangerous

As NATO turns 70, Turkey darkens the alliance’s hope for a bright future

Iranian leadership shows its true face

Trump is setting undemocratic precedents

Major changes under way in US Middle East politics

New US immigration rules add brain drain pressures to religious bias

Israelis need no new software to realise Palestinians have a dream

Bracing for Boris Johnson’s next shock statemen


US confrontation with Iran could serve too many interests

Remembering the jihadists’ progenitors

Iran crossing the line from bravado to absurdity

The son-in-law, the son and the spelling of ‘Palestine’