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1 Nov 2022
Morocco cannot follow Algeria in terms of military spending, so a military alliance with Israel is a way to balance the power with Algeria. VOA

Michaël Béchir Ayari

Senior Analyst, Tunisia
18 Oct 2022
It is clear that in the emerging cold war between the U.S., on the one hand, and Russia and China on the other, the Iranians have clearly chosen their camp. The Hill

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran
14 Oct 2022
The US-Saudi relationship has gone through periods of intense strain before, but in my view the current low point represents a crack but not a rupture. AFP

Anna Jacobs

Senior Analyst, Gulf states
5 Oct 2022
The protests [in Iran] transcend social sectarian boundaries, bringing together a much broader strata of Iranian society than we have seen in years. CNN

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran
4 Oct 2022
The train has already left the station. No matter what this government [in Iran] gives, it probably won’t be enough to assuage protesters’ grievances at this point. LA Times

Dina Esfandiary

Senior Advisor, Middle East and North Africa
21 Sep 2022
People in the region ... have seen how poorly the Russian army has performed ... Gulf countries that buy Russian materiel may think twice now. The Media Line

Anna Jacobs

Senior Analyst, Gulf states

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