June 1, 2007International Law
Mona Yacoubian, a former intelligence analyst for the State Department, says the special UN tribunal to investigate the assassination in 2005 of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is linked …
June 5, 2018Syria
Panelists discuss the ongoing conflict in Northern Syria and how the United States should handle its relationships with the affected parties, including Turkey and the Kurds.
March 10, 2006Lebanon
U.S. Institute of Peace expert Mona Yacoubian tells Bernard Gwertzman the international pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime seem to be easing—at least from Damascus’ perspective.
The Future of the Middle East symposium gathers together CFR scholars and outside experts to examine the current political, economic and security challenges in the Middle East. Issues under examination include the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Iran's influence in Syria, Iraq, and the Gulf.
April 12, 2018Middle East and North Africa
Panelists debate the future role of the United States in the Middle East given competing global priorities.