Walking on Eggshells in Tehran

Given the depth of mutual distrust, the US and Europe must work hard with Iran to prevent a nuclear breakout
George Perkovich
November 22, 2004

Bloggers Cut Through Fog of War

Weblogs of US soldiers, Iraqi citizens reveal viewpoints beyond mainstream media reports from the war front
Mark Glaser
October 29, 2004

US Election and the World – Part II

Despite potential for positive change, the Middle East is wary – even fearful – of Bush's second term
Rami G. Khouri
November 10, 2004

UN Efforts in Iraq No Walk in the Park

Unlike the UN's experience in Cambodia, continuing violence and a weak government pose huge challenges to election preparations in Iraq
Benny Widyono
August 5, 2004

Gulf Security in a Globalizing World: Going beyond US Hegemony

To avoid repeating history, the US should adopt a multilateral approach and address the domestic issues at the heart of the region’s instability
Michael Kraig
June 29, 2004

Terrorists and Their Tools - Part I

Suicide bombings driven more by politics than religious zeal
Riaz Hassan
April 23, 2004

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

Saudi Arabia and Terrorism Today

Saudis move slowly to contain internal extremism
Daniel L. Byman
October 7, 2016