From hostility to normalization: The ebbs and flows of Sudan-Israel relations
Sudan's relations with Israel have vacillated between periods of hostility and outreach. Today, Khartoum's leaders view these ties as a means to gain international legitimacy, while Tel Aviv aims to eliminate Khartoum as a haven for pro-Iran and Palestinian resistance factions.
Tyranny on the waters: The UAE-Israeli occupation of Yemen’s Socotra Island
The transformation of Yemen’s strategically-located Socotra Island into an Emirati-Israeli military intelligence hub has raised concerns for the Ansarallah movement and its allies, significantly increasing the geopolitical stakes of the Yemen war.
Syrian quake triggers Arab debate on defying US sanctions
The recent earthquake in Syria has opened up opportunities for Arab states to reconcile with Syria. But will those with US leverage - like the UAE and Saudi Arabia - be willing to take the ultimate friendship test and bypass Washington's sanctions?