June 2, 2017
On the war’s fiftieth anniversary, five scholars discuss how Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the Arab world were remade.
May 23, 2014
Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the upri…
May 19, 2011
President Obama’s Mideast speech included more assertive language in support of self-determination and a detailed outline of terms for an Israeli-Palestinian settlement. CFR’s Elliott Abrams, Robert …
May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden’s death is a real and symbolic blow to al-Qaeda, and its stature in the Middle East is already diminished by the pro-democracy movements in the region, but the group remains lethal. S…
March 17, 2010
CFR experts assess the causes for the U.S.-Israeli divisions over the settlements issue, citing everything from diplomatic bungling to Obama administration aims to destabilize the Israeli coalition.