March 1, 2019
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
February 14, 2019
A personal story of the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the Middle East.
February 13, 2019
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about American Exceptionalism in the Arab world.
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
February 11, 2019
Since the shah’s ouster in February 1979, Iran’s Islamic regime has been propelled by Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolutionary vision and underpinned by its animus toward the United States.
February 8, 2019
This week: a SOTU non-event; Facebook in Germany; Huawei war; WhatsApp warns Indian politicians; and China's APT10 strikes again.
February 6, 2019
Panelists analyze Iran's foreign policy strategy, including their regional ambitions and interventions in Syria and Yemen, and offer recommendations on ways the United States should proceed after wit…
Panelists discuss the political and economic challenges facing Iran internally, including the recent protests and the pressure to deliver economic development under the stress of sanctions.
January 31, 2019
Trump must not play security card in China trade war.