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July 18, 2017

Qatar
BP07182017 The Other Gulf Conflict: How the Qatar Crisis Is Playing Out in D.C. Back Rooms

Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.

April 2, 2013

The United States and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Egypt’s situation is in many ways immensely complicated. But in others, it is simple: Egypt’s new government is restricting human rights in ways that no American should ever support. During the Mubar…

October 7, 2011

Iran
Crisis Guide: Iran Death for the Crime of Christianity in Iran?

Yousef Nadarkhani is a Muslim-born Christian pastor who faces a death sentence in Iran because he converted to Christianity. His case has aroused a wave of international condemnation, and that may be…

October 31, 2012

Pakistan
The Candidates on U.S.-Pakistan Relations

This CFR Issue Tracker looks at the United States’ relationship with Pakistan and presidential candidates’ stances on the issue.

December 18, 2015

United States
Play RTX1W5J0_EC.jpg Homeland Security Implications of ISIS Attacks

Experts discuss the vetting of refugees, the implications for immigration policy, and the role of the NSA and intelligence community in the aftermath of the recent ISIS attacks in Paris, Lebanon, and…

June 1, 2009

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Terrorism Havens: Philippines

A profile of terrorism in the Philippines.

May 27, 2009

Philippines
Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines, Islamist separatists)

A profile of the terrorist organization based in the southern Philippines.

January 25, 2013

Israel
A man shows his ink-stained finger after voting at a polling station in Amman on January 23, 2013 (Hammad/Courtesy Reuters). Voices From the Region: Jordan, Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Israel

“We don’t want old faces. We tried that…We are worried…We can help Jordan not go the same way as Syria and Egypt.” –Khalid Hammad, 28, a lawyer who voted in Amman, in support of a friend, a fellow la…

February 8, 2006

Palestinian Territories
Hamas’ Leaders

As Hamas prepares to take over the government of the Palestinian Authority, CFR.org profiles some of its most prominent leaders.

September 20, 2012

United States
Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters during a public appearance at an anti-U.S. protest in Beirut's southern suburbs on September 17, 2012 (Hasan Shaaban/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Violence, Demonstrations, Evacuations, and Conciliation

Significant Middle East Developments Libya. U.S. deputy secretary of state William Burns flew into Tripoli today to meet with Libyan officials and to attend a ceremony in honor of Ambassador Chris S…