July 13, 2006Palestinian Territories
From his exile in Syria, Khaled Meshal, the top ranked member of Hamas, exercises leadership and serves as the group’s diplomatic envoy.
July 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
June 2, 2017Middle East and North Africa
June 1, 2017—More than half a decade after people across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy in the region have all but disappeared in a maelstrom of violenc…
February 5, 2018Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Ambassador Nathan A. Sales discusses U.S. counterterrorism initiatives and developments to the UN Security Council Resolution on Foreign Terrorist Fighters.
April 22, 2013
The Emir of Qatar is visiting the White House tomorrow, one of a series of Middle East leaders who are coming to town (next is the King of Jordan). I am willing to bet that a White House statement i…
December 17, 2012Israel
Palestinians have joked for years that West Bankers living under Fatah oppose Fatah, while those living in Gaza under Hamas rule oppose Hamas. Familiarity breeds contempt, it seems, or at least suppr…