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February 13, 2019

Middle East and North Africa
U.S. Relations in the Persian Gulf

Council on Foreign Relations 2/13 Academic Conference Call on U.S. relations in the Persian Gulf

September 15, 2017

Iraq
Weekend Reading: The U.S., Iran, and the KRG; Remembering Bentalha

Reading selections for the weekend of September 15, 2017.

Tunisia protest

July 20, 2017

Religion
American Muslim Poll 2017

Dalia Mogahed, director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), discusses the report and main findings from ISPU’s American Muslim Poll 2017, as part of CFR’s Religio…

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November 20, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
The UAE Model for Arab Women

Combating ISIS and Islamist terrorism more generally requires bullets and bombs, but it requires far more--including changing the social practices that have marginalized so many Arabs in their own co…

November 5, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Kerry, Rabin, the PLO, and the "Peace Process"

Marking the anniversary of the death of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin this week, Secretary of State Kerry said this: Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin devoted his life to defending …

June 21, 2013

Iran
Weekend Reading: Iran’s New President, "Arab Idol" Star, and Syria’s Civil War

Hossein Hafezian comments on why analysts failed to predict Rouhani’s win in Iran’s presidential elections and what to expect from his presidency. Dalia Hatuqa examines the cultural, symbolic, and p…

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May 22, 2012

Egypt
Why Are Egypt’s Presidential Elections Significant?

In an historic development, Egyptians head to the polls on Wednesday and Thursday to vote for a new president. To better understand the importance of this week’s elections, I asked a number of Egypti…

An Egyptian expatriate living in Lebanon casts his ballot at a polling station at the Egyptian embassy in Beirut on May 11, 2012, during an early voting ahead of Egypt's presidential election (Sharif Karim/Courtesy Reuters).