November 22, 2002Iran
Gary Sick, the director of Columbia Universitys Middle East Institute, says that any warming trend in U.S.-Iranian relations has stalled. Despite widespread dissent and dissatisfac…
August 17, 2005Israel
With the Israelis beginning their pullout from Gaza, Dennis Ross, the top U.S. diplomat in Israeli-Palestinian affairs in the George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations and currently Ziegler d…
June 26, 2006Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Henri Barkey, a Middle East expert at Lehigh University, says Iraqi plans for an amnesty can seriously undercut the Iraqi insurgency.
February 23, 2007Iraq
Michael Knights, a British expert on security in southern Iraq, says British efforts to improve security around Basra have fallen short.
May 14, 2008Palestinian Territories
David Makovsky, an expert on Israeli politics, says there is concern a forced resignation of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could unravel his efforts on Palestinian peace.