December 9, 2005Iraq
This publication is now archived. IntroductionAs the debate over drawing down U.S. forces from Iraq continues, questions have arisen about the likely configuration of a long-term U.S. military presen…
April 8, 2011Middle East and North Africa
This volume provides a broadly comparative and historical re-examination of the fundamental strategic dilemmas that confront the Western world in the Persian Gulf region. This systematic study of how…
June 3, 2008Middle East and North Africa
Youssef Ibrahim, a risk consultant and the former Middle East correspondent for the New York Times, discusses the flood of money lining Persian Gulf coffers.
August 14, 2018United States
This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs. In the age of Donald Trump, it often feels as though one individual has the power to chart the United States’ course in the world all by …
July 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
August 8, 2018South Africa
The ANC's proposed legislation would clarify the constitutional provisions that already provide for the government to take ownership of land, but not expand them. Ramaphosa and the ANC acknowledge that the constitution’s property clause already “enables the state to effect expropriation of land with just and equitable compensation and also expropriation without compensation in the public interest.”