June 8, 2005Religion
Says U.S. Support for Democracy in the Arab World Marks Historic Change and Represents Unique ChallengeJune 9, 2005—A Council-sponsored Task Force, In Support of Arab Democracy: Why and How, says tha…
June 12, 2006Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Judith Kipper says the economic boycott of the Hamas government has created a major crisis in the Palestinian territories: "The situation is extremely dangerous because the humanitarian despair is re…
June 28, 2006Israel
CFR Mideast expert Henry Siegman says the fate of the kidnapped Israeli soldier could have a major impact on the future of the Palestinian government.
May 23, 2007Israel
A leading Mideast expert, Martin S. Indyk, says Israeli troops are likely to enter Gaza to end Hamas-directed rocket attacks, with the hope of yielding to international peacekeepers.
December 10, 2007Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Gerald M. Steinberg, an Israeli-American national security expert, says the initial Israeli alarm over the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran’s nuclear weapons program has eased.
April 1, 2009Middle East and North Africa
CFR Senior Fellow Steven A. Cook argues that in an era of diminished resources for the United States, Turkey can play a critical and constructive role in the Middle East.