The U.S. administration is only concerned about a few particular issues in the Middle East and is aiming to achieve the earliest possible exit from the region. The Iran deal was a tick mark and another item on the list is the anticipated elimination of chemical weapons in Syria.
The future of regional alliances
The strategic three
These three countries have the potential to offer something positive to the region’s development trajectory, secure their own interests and shape future U.S. policies in the region.Bulent Aras
The first is rethinking regional problems and creating mechanisms and processes that initiate a problem solving agenda in the region. The second track is designing policies to bridge the gap between conflicting views and perspectives, which require out-of-the-box thinking in its true sense. This is a legitimate way to avoid the destabilizing impact of the region’s chronic problems and pave way for a more inclusive political order. The third is to develop a constructive dialogue with external countries, in particular the United States.SHOW MORE