Egypt’s other revolution: Modernizing the military-industrial complex

Planners in the Egyptian military want to boost the old defense-industrial complex by cultivating new smaller scale projects that partner the Egyptian armed forces with a diverse portfolio of second- and third-tier foreign defense manufacturers.

Beyond Muscle: Using Financial Leverage for Middle East Peace

To promote the conditions for peace in the Middle East, the U.S. should tie security assistance to Israeli settlement policy.

Engaging Syria: We’d Be Crazy Not To

Some suggest we’d be crazy to negotiate with people like Ahmadinejad and Assad. But with the specter of WWW III on the horizon, we’d be crazy not to.