The Middle East Policy Council's 87th Capitol Hill Conference has concluded. The full video and unedited transcript are available below. A policy brief derived from this event can be read here. The panel, held January 11, 2017, offered diverse perspectives on U.S. commitments and engagements in the Middle East for the new administration.
Mohannad Sabry's book is a comprehensive analysis that substantially illuminates the sociopolitical conditions and developments in the Sinai Peninsula, an area which, until February 2011, suffered from an almost absolute media blackout.
"For the moment, ISIS is ascendant.
During Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972, Premier Zhou Enlai famously declined to answer a question about the historical impact of the French Revolution, protesting that it was still too early to draw firm conclusions.
The Pandora's box of the Arab Spring has spawned political unrest, ethnic hatred and sectarian violence in the Arab world. Syria, specifically, has become a core point of focus due to its unique sociopolitical and religious history.