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.
September 14, 2018Afghanistan
Furthering the peace process in Afghanistan will require overcoming a quintessential prisoner’s dilemma between the core parties to the conflict.
July 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
September 4, 2018Nuclear Energy
Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial opportunities and national security risks that it presents to the United States.