September 12, 2019
The United States came up with “maximum pressure”—but the Israeli government is the only one carrying it out.
August 1, 2019
CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…
July 30, 2019
Do you support a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and, if so, how would you go about trying to achieve it?
Given the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the civil war in Yemen, what changes, if any, would you make to U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia?
June 27, 2019
The death of Mohamed Morsi is the latest milestone along the country’s slide into terminal irrelevance.
March 20, 2019
The Middle East’s latest protests seem like the Arab Spring all over again. That’s no reason for optimism.
May 6, 2019
Trump has embraced yet another strongman, this time in Libya. But it’s not just a personal failing—it’s a national tradition.
April 18, 2019
It is time for a paradigm shift in how we think about the Middle East.
March 13, 2019
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.