Author: Scott B. Lasenksy
March 1, 2002
Middle East Review of International Affairs
Elliott Abrams gives his take on the Middle East and on democracy and human rights issues across the globe.
Micah Zenko covers the U.S. national security debate.
Steven A. Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
Thanks to the rift between Turkey and Israel, Ankara's days as a power broker in the Arab-Israeli conflict are over, says Steven A. Cook.
Israel must accept that negotiating with Hamas is the only way forward, says Ed Husain.
Steven A. Cook says Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.
Leslie H. Gelb says all parties involved share some responsibility for the crisis in Gaza. But Hamas is by far the biggest villain.