Modi’s Middle East Outreach

With visits to Saudi Arabia and UAE, Modi aims to position India globally so as to isolate Pakistan
Harsh V. Pant
March 31, 2016

Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, But No Strategic Victory

Russia needs good ties with the West more than short-term gains in Ukraine and Syria
Thomas Graham
March 1, 2016

Russia’s Syrian Intervention Gives the West a Chance to Re-Engage Turkey

As Russia intervenes in Syria, the West could improve ties with defense, energy and refugee assistance for Turkey
Marc Grossman
February 11, 2016

Iran Nuclear Deal Fuels Tension With Saudi Arabia Inflaming New Conflicts

The Iran nuclear deal was supposed to ease tensions, but Saudi Arabia seems frantic to antagonize its rival
Mohammed Ayoob
January 19, 2016

Warming World Promises More Refugees

Climate change promises disruptions, and nations must develop policies to manage waves of refugees
Richard D. Lamm
January 14, 2016

The Islamic State Wants the West to Over-React and Hasten Apocalypse

Islamic State strategy shifts from territorial control territory to random attacks, drawing over-reaction and recruits
David C. Rapoport
December 8, 2015

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