U.S. Policy and National Interests
Ambassador and former assistant secretary of defense Chas Freeman is a knowledgeable and well-regarded analyst of the Middle East. His latest work continues a narrative of U.S.
It is difficult to find anyone more qualified to analyze the complex American-Israeli relationship during the past seven decades than Dennis Ross. As director of policy planning in the State Department under president George H.W.
Michael Gunter, a veteran of Kurdish studies, in The Kurds: A Modern History, revisits their continuing struggle for recognition and statehood.
We have entered a world in which, as William Butler Yeats put it in 1919:
News of the approval of new Israeli settlements in the West Bank has angered many in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the wider region.
The impending U.S. presidential elections are finally coming into stark focus, with Democrat Hillary Clinton claiming her party’s presidential nomination and squaring off against the Republican presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. Regional media observers have been considering Mrs.
I have been asked to speak about the geopolitical dynamics of the Middle East, the realignments occurring among states there, and the prospects for the achievement of renewed stability in the region.
The targeted killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in Pakistan by a U.S. drone strike, less than a year after he replaced Taliban founder Mullah Omar, has dominated commentaries in the English-language dailies of Afghanistan and Pakistan.