November 11, 2011
The announcement that Dennis Ross is leaving his post creates a serious problem for the Obama administration.
Ross has spent decades working on the "peace process" and knew almost every influential …
February 9, 2009
Retired Adm. Dennis C. Blair, President Obama’s director of national intelligence, is a former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command with long military experience.
December 1, 2017
Anniversaries mark the passage of time, recall our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand seventeen witnessed many significant historically anniversaries: the centennial of the U.S. entry into …
May 4, 2017
Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…
April 19, 2016
Yesterday, Israel was assaulted twice: once by terrorists, and once by the Vice President of the United States.
The physical attack was in Jerusalem, where a bomb injured 21 people in a bus, sever…
September 28, 2009
As debate intensifies over resourcing the war in Afghanistan, expert Clare Lockhart says more attention must be paid to helping Afghans rebuild their country’s battered institutions.
January 9, 2018
Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.
March 6, 2014
A decisive U.S. response to Russian provocation in Ukraine could create new opportunities for the United States to make headway on a number of fronts in the Middle East, says expert Dennis Ross.
October 31, 2011
On September 21st the Fed announced that it would be selling $400 billion in short-term Treasurys and buying $400 billion in longer-term Treasurys to replace them – a maneuver titled “Operation Twi…
December 21, 2011
The increasing resort to violence signals the likely fall of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad and could trigger shifts in the regional balance of power away from Iran, says former senior U.S. Mideast adviser …