The Middle East Policy Council's 86th 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 October 13, 2016, offered diverse perspectives on the challenges for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and opportunities for the next administration.
In just four weeks, as the press never tires of pointing out, Americans will elect “a new commander-in-chief.” But no one claims that we will elect a president able to govern, even if she or he commands our uniquely powerful military establishment. There is almost no rea
The United States Congress has, for the first time in Barack Obama’s presidency, overridden a veto to open the way to a number of potential lawsuits by U.S. citizens against foreign governments.
I’m a retired diplomat. The late Arthur Goldberg, who served on our Supreme Court and as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, once said that “diplomats approach every question with an open . . .
With Labor Day around the corner and the U.S. presidential elections preparing to shift into a higher gear, many commentators and regional dailies are beginning to reflect on the state of the race and its implications for the United States and the Middle East.
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.
The official nomination of Donald J. Trump as the Republican candidate for president of the United States marks the end of the first act of what has been a tumultuous, unpredictable and contentious political drama.
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.