November 10, 2003Middle East and North Africa
Daniel Brumberg, an associate professor at Georgetown University and a specialist on democracy in the Middle East, says that President Bushs speech on the importance of democratizing the Arab …
November 4, 2005Elections and Voting
Stephen R. Sestanovich, a former ambassador-at-large and special adviser to the secretary of state for newly independent states of the former Soviet Union, says the parliamentary elections set for Mo…
February 10, 2006Palestinian Territories
Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel, says the West should be flexible enought to preserve political engagement with the Palestinian Authority.
February 22, 2006Iran
Daniel Brumberg, an expert on democratic movements in the Middle East at Georgetown University, says Hamas’s victory in the recent parliamentary elections in the Palestinian Authority underscores the…
March 10, 2006Americas
As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy Karen Hughes prepare for their trip to South America, CFR Senior Fellow Julia Sweig says the United States must…
October 13, 2006Middle East and North Africa
A leading proponent of invading Iraq, Kenneth M. Pollack now fears Iraq could end up worse off than it was under Saddam Hussein.
February 6, 2007Race and Ethnicity
A top U.S. State Department official on Balkan policy says Serbia must begin participating in final talks over the conditional independence of Kosovo or face increased isolation from Europe.
May 16, 2007Pakistan
Daniel Markey, a CFR South Asia expert, says a recent trip to Pakistan revealed deep official concerns that protests against the president could spiral out of control.