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April 14, 2024

Iran
Iran Attack Means an Even Tougher Balancing Act for the U.S. in the Middle East

The unprecedented Iranian attack on Israel presents U.S. officials with mounting challenges in trying to contain the conflict and maintain a deterrence against Iran and its allies.

February 28, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
American Military Leadership in the Middle East

Former CENTCOM Commanders David Petraeus and Anthony Zinni discuss the military aspect of the Israel-Hamas war and lessons learned from U.S. involvement and operations in the Middle East.

Play Smoke rises over northern Gaza following Israeli air strikes in Dec 2023.

March 19, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
The Middle East, Cold War, and Emerging Technologies: The Contributions of Henry Kissinger

This symposium explores the trajectory of three critical foreign policy domains that Henry Kissinger, a longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, engaged with throughout his career in and …

Former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger speaking at the George W. Bush Presidential Center's 2019 Forum on Leadership

March 6, 2024

India
India Strives to Balance Interests in the Middle East

As conflict intensifies in the Middle East, India's government attempts to juggle relations in the region.

Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation bid farewell to Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India at the Presidential Airport, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 14, 2024.

March 4, 2024

India
New Delhi’s Balancing Act In A Chaotic Middle East

India's diplomacy will be tested if the Gaza war continues indefinitely, or if relations between Israel and Arab nations further decline.

A military vehicle maneuvers near the Israel-Gaza border, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Israel, March 4, 2024.

April 15, 2024

Iran
Iran’s Regional Armed Network

Iran’s web of armed partners such as Hezbollah and the Houthis serves to strengthen its influence in the Middle East and could pose a significant threat to the United States and U.S. allies in the re…

Militants in Beirut, Lebanon, stand at attention during the funeral of a Hezbollah member killed during border clashes with Israel

October 9, 2023

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Conflict in the Middle East

CFR President Michael Froman leads a town hall discussion with CFR Fellows and members on the current crisis in the Middle East.

Play Missles clashing on October 8, 2023

November 16, 2023

Iran
Networks of Influence: Iran's Agenda in the Middle East

Panelists assess Iran’s interests in the conflict in Gaza and its ties to Hamas, and discuss its broader influence in the Middle East, as well as the future of U.S. policy towards Iran.

Play People attend a gathering in support of Palestine in Tehran, Iran.

April 16, 2024

Iran
Iran’s Attack on Israel, With Steven Cook and Ray Takeyh

Steven Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at CFR, and Ray Takeyh, the Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle East studies at CFR, sit down with James M. L…

Podcast An Israeli missile defense system in Ashkelon, Israel, fires at incoming Iranian missiles and drones on April 14, 2024.

October 26, 2023

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Conflict in the Middle East—The Israel-Hamas War

Panelists discuss how the recent attacks by Hamas and ongoing conflict between the group and Israel continue to affect security in the Middle East and influence regional dynamics, as well as the futu…

Play man standing in rubble of homes destroyed by Israeli stikes