Covering Middle East Politics Requires a Wide Lens

Covering Middle East Politics Requires a Wide Lens
A Saudi man looks at an artwork by Korean artist Do Ho Suh at King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, also known as Ithra, in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, June 27, 2021 (AP photo by Amr Nabil).

In writing Middle East Memo each week, I’ll be focusing on what is happening in the Middle East and why it matters to policymakers, analysts and lay readers alike. And in conveying a clearer picture of events in the region, I will try to situate what is going on there within the greater geopolitical landscape.

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