Challenge of “Recent-ism” in the Middle East

Al Qaeda and ISIL have more similarities than differences; strategic counterterrorism efforts must be applied
Alexander Evans
June 25, 2015

Coalition in Turkey Could Alter the Country’s Foreign Policy Direction

Turkey’s coalition politics could swing right toward nationalism or left toward deals with Kurds and the EU
Chris Miller
June 18, 2015

Will the Real Iran Please Stand Up?

Iranians are eager to end sanctions, but a divided bureaucracy could block deal to curb the nuclear program
Robert A. Manning
April 28, 2015

Rebalancing the Middle East

US Middle East policies should strive to balance power between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Emma Sky
April 23, 2015

Iran Deal Reached, Struggle For Acceptance Begins

Permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany crawl in reaching agreement on Iran’s nuclear program
Dilip Hiro
April 2, 2015

Countering the Islamic State Scourge

Sunni and Shia nations must unite to battle oppression and the Islamic State violence
Riaz Hassan
March 19, 2015

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Is a Better World Possible Without US Military Force?

Restraint in foreign intervention does not lead to safer world
Shadi Hamid
October 24, 2016

Battle for Mosul: Why Troops Reaching ISIS Stronghold Is a Delicate Balance

Governance challenges won't vanish with the Islamic State's defeat
Matt Bradley
October 21, 2016

Warming Russia-Turkey Relations Send a Chill Through Ukraine

Geopolitics of pipelines are shaking up Europe
Fred Weir
October 18, 2016

Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The United Nations has announced a 72-hour ceasefire
Laura Kasinof
October 18, 2016

Battle for Aleppo: How Syria Became the New Global War

Syria is out of control, yet no major player supports partition
Riham Alkousaa, Benjamin Bidder, Christian Neef, Maximilian Popp, Gordon Repinski, Christoph Reuter, Mathieu von Rohr, Samiha Shafy and Holger Stark
October 12, 2016

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