The Saudi Arabia–UAE battle against Qatar is a struggle for regional power with no heroes to cheer for.
Adam Hanieh is a senior lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and the author of Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East.
ISIS emerged out of the dashed hopes of the Arab Spring.
Any reversal of neoliberalism in the Middle East would require challenging powerful Gulf States.
The Oslo Accords weren’t a failure for Israel — they served as a fig leaf to consolidate and deepen its control over Palestinian life.