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April 7, 2014

International Organizations
Lessons of the Rwandan Genocide

Coauthored with Patrick McCormick, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Twenty years ago yesterday two surface-to-air missiles ripped into a plane carr…

October 22, 2013

Taiwan
Challenge to China

Challenge to China draws attention to an underappreciated aspect of legal reforms in Taiwan, and asks how Taiwan's experience might be relevant to its giant neighbor across the Taiwan Strait.

December 7, 2012

Steven A. Cook’s "The Struggle for Egypt" Captures Top Honors in The Washington Institute Book Prize Competition Steven A. Cook’s "The Struggle for Egypt" Captures Top Honors in The Washington Institute Book Prize Competition

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy awards Steven A. Cook’s The Struggle for Egypt the top prize in its annual Book Prize Competition (Washington, D.C.) Steven A. Cook’s The Struggle for E…

October 29, 2012

Israel
Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu speaks with reporters during a news conference (al-Sayaghi/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters: Voices From the Region

“How long can this situation continue? I mean in Bosnia, now we have Ban Ki-moon [the UN secretary general] apologising 20 years after. Who will apologise for Syria in 20 years’ time? How can we stay…

January 30, 2013

Israel
Political Pivot in Israel?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to form a big-tent coalition that could signal a new inward focus at a time of increasing tumult in the Mideast, says expert David Makovsky.

May 8, 2012

Israel
danin-netanyahu-mofaz-05082012 Israel’s Midnight Surprise

I just returned from Israel and the West Bank where I accompanied the Quartet Representative, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Israelis and Palesti…

November 15, 2011

International Organizations
Beyond the Palestinian Setback at the UN

Palestinians are committed to a two-state solution despite losing a UN membership bid, says Mideast expert Daniel Levy, but moving forward requires addressing Israeli political entrenchment and a lac…

February 16, 2005

Defense and Security
TAIWAN: Presidential Election

This publication is now archived. What are the main issues in the upcoming Taiwan election?Experts say the biggest issues in the March 20 presidential vote are Taiwan’s relationship with China and th…