September 22, 2005
Much has been made in recent months of Iran’s role in Iraqi politics, particularly in the heavily Shiite southern provinces. Some Sunni Arab leaders have accused Iraq’s Shiite leadership of being dir…
March 20, 2009
Reaching out to moderate elements within the Taliban as part of a U.S. war strategy in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region has been the subject of much debate in Washington. Six experts weigh in on the m…
June 26, 2009
Violence and unrest following Iran’s contested presidential vote on June 12 have raised new questions about the regime’s long-term stability and prospects for U.S.-Iran rapprochement. Four experts ad…
November 24, 2009
The threat posed by the al-Qaeda-Taliban relationship is a crucial element in U.S. strategic planning in Afghanistan. Four experts explore the changing nature of these sometimes murky ties.
May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden’s death is a real and symbolic blow to al-Qaeda, and its stature in the Middle East is already diminished by the pro-democracy movements in the region, but the group remains lethal. S…
March 22, 2012
Upcoming negotiations are shadowed by Iran’s increasing uranium enrichment capabilities. Four nonproliferation experts provide a path for resolving the intensifying nuclear dispute.
May 23, 2014
Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the upri…
January 28, 2015
How should technology firms balance the privacy demands of customers with the security concerns of government? Three experts weigh in.
September 3, 2015
The nuclear deal inked by Iran and major powers has implications not just for proliferation, but Middle Eastern security as well. Five experts weigh in on what the deal means for regional powers and …
December 13, 2013
What does 2014 have in store for the global economy? Five experts identify the most important trends, challenges, and opportunities in the upcoming year.