Answering Obama’s UN Address

Answering Obama’s UN Address

Until there is a change in the Obama administration’s policies, the president has little credibility in preaching to the world about the importance of peace.

Dale Carnegie of the Middle East

Turkey is winning friends and influencing the Middle East, but its Dale Carnegie approach doesn’t extend to Israel.

Arab Spring, Turkish Harvest

Arab Spring, Turkish Harvest

As the greatest beneficiary of the Arab Spring, Turkey is going head to head with both Syria and Israel.

Al-Qaeda Lost the Battle Long Ago

Al-Qaeda Lost the Battle Long Ago

The terrorist network’s resort to dramatic spectacle was at once a brilliant tactic and a desperate effort to revive its own fortunes.

The Saudi Counterrevolution

The Saudi Counterrevolution

The fallout from Washington’s support for the Saudi counter-revolution could haunt U.S. policy for decades to come.

The Upcoming Palestinian Uprising

The Upcoming Palestinian Uprising

If Washington votes against Palestinian statehood at the UN General Assembly in September, Palestinians might again take to the streets.

Tracking the Saudi Arms Deal

Tracking the Saudi Arms Deal

Washington is gearing up for a historic arms sale to Riyadh. So why is it so hard to learn the details of the deal?

Brown Bag Discussion: The Arab Spring Missing From Headlines

Brown Bag Discussion: The Arab Spring Missing From Headlines

The Arab Spring continues – hopeful, dangerous, transformative all at the same time.  Egypt’s new government struggles to craft new governance and a new foreign policy, including new relations with the U.S., Palestine and Israel. Palestinian refugees channel the Arab Spring through their Nakba Day marches to Israel’s borders to assert their international law-mandated right of return.