It is not often that a foreign crisis can provide important crisis management lessons for business leaders.
In Iran, the president does not hold the most power. The real power is held by the Supreme Leader, who is not popularly elected but is chosen for life by a small group of religious and civilian representatives.
The new Israeli government has profoundly ideological ministers. They will most likely use their time in office to make sweeping changes in their portfolios.
On Thursday, May 20, after 11 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt. So now it’s time to see what has changed, if anything.
Overnight on Wednesday several hundred missiles were launched from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into Israel. The Israeli army retaliated by launching air strikes at various targets in Gaza.
This week saw the expiration of the mandate that Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government.
The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan provides an opportunity for al Qaeda to reassert itself as a terror group.
Recently there have been signs of “trouble in paradise” when Jordan, which has been a stable and relatively havoc-free country, witnessed a rare drama unfold.