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September 1, 2005

Russia
Interview with Aslan Doukaev on Russia’s security situation after Beslan

One year after thirty-two militants from the Caucasus region seized a school full of hostages in Beslan, a town in Northern Ossetia, the security situation in the region remains “out of control” and …

December 16, 2013

Palestinian Territories
A Conversation with Reza Aslan on the Politics of Jesus in First-Century Palestine

Reza Aslan leads a conversation on the politics of Jesus in first-century Palestine, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

April 13, 2011

Political Movements
Is Iran Benefiting from Middle East Revolutions?

Reza Aslan, author of ’No God but God,’ discusses how the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa influences the balance of power in the region, and whether it is benefiting Iran.

December 6, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Political Islam in the Middle East

Political power has been a divisive experience for Islamist parties, but it may also greatly expand opportunities in the region, says CFR’s Reza Aslan.

December 12, 2012

Iran
Understanding Iran’s Presence in Gaza

Reza Aslan, CFR's adjunct senior fellow, leads a conversation on Iran and its role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

July 18, 2006

Chechnya
The Chechen Separatist Movement

Chechen separatist Shamil Basayev is one of several rebel leaders to die violently in recent years. His death leaves the future of the movement in doubt.

April 29, 2014

United States
The Myth of Obama’s Failure in the Middle East

I wrote the following piece, which appeared here in Al Monitor yesterday with my friend, Michael Brooks. Michael is the host of the Intersection podcast on Aslan Media and a contributor for the award…

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July 16, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
New CFR InfoGuide Explores Islam’s Sunni-Shia Divide

As sectarian tensions convulse Syria and Iraq, the Council on Foreign Relations has released a new interactive guide examining the roots and consequences of the divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims.

April 8, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Women's Empowerment and the Path to Democracy in the New Middle East

Reza Aslan discusses the connection between women's empowerment and economics, as part of the Council on Foreign Relations' roundtable series on religion and the Middle East. This meeting was cosp…

October 10, 2012

Capital Flows
Leading Experts on National Security, Religion, and International Economics Join CFR

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Studies Program welcomed several new scholars to its roster.