This is the first of three lectures on the United States’ global role in the 21st century. The second will address American floundering in the new world disorder. The third will speak to the need for unprecedented agility in American diplomacy.
In an interview with Don Lemon of CNN broadcast on December 10, 2015, Donald Trump defended his call for banning Muslims from entering the U.S., saying at the end of that statement he had said, "…until we can find out what the hell is going on." He added that figuring it out "could go quickly," b
A week has passed since Donald Trump made his inflammatory call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. In the Middle East, regional observers and editorials continue to grapple with both the content of Mr.
In the aftermath of the series of attacks in Paris, attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), French Presi
Haim Malka, deputy director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is American-educated and has lived and worked in Israel. He is a prolific writer and speaker.
Twenty-six years ago, when the elder President Bush asked me to be his ambassador to Saudi Arabia, he assured me that "nothing much ever happens in Arabia." That had been the case for quite a while. Now no one would refer to any part of the Middle East – even the Arabian Peninsula – as a zone o