U.s. Policy And National Interests


Israel Approves New Settlements Despite Push for Peace Talks

Middle East Policy Council, June 21, 2016

News of the approval of new Israeli settlements in the West Bank has angered many in the Occupied ...

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Regional Observers not Excited by U.S. Presidential Candidates

Middle East Policy Council, June 16, 2016

The impending U.S. presidential elections are finally coming into stark focus, with Democrat Hillary Clinton claiming her party’s ...

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U.S. Policy and the Geopolitical Dynamics of the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs, Brown University, June 9, 2016

I have been asked to speak about the geopolitical dynamics of the Middle East, the realignments occurring among states there, ...

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U.S. Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader in Pakistan

Middle East Policy Council, May 26, 2016

The targeted killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in Pakistan by a U.S. drone strike, less than ...

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Journal Essay

Globalization and Its Discontents in the MENA Region

Robert Springborg

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

The great wave of globalization that welled up as the Cold War was ending and peaked with the 2008-09 global ...

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Hill Forum

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Obama Doctrine

, April 12, 2016

The following is a transcript of the eighty-fourth in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle East ...

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