56 Results for:

May 12, 2011

India
CFR and Aspen Institute India Collaborate on U.S.-India “Vital National Interests” Dialogue

CFR and the Aspen Institute India announced the formation of the U.S.-India Joint Group on shared national interests.

September 15, 2011

India
Top U.S. and Indian Strategists Agree on Shared National Interests

CFR and Aspen Institute India have cosponsored a U.S.-India Joint Study Group to identify the shared national interests that motivate the United States and India.

October 11, 2011

Egypt
Egypt: the Maspero Pogrom and the Failure of Leadership

Egyptian Christian woman mourns at the Coptic Hospital in Cairo (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Courtesy Reuters) If February 11, 2011 demonstrated the very best of Egypt, then October 9, 2011 demonstrated th…

Egypt: the Maspero Pogrom and the Failure of Leadership

November 22, 2011

Egypt
The Miscalculations of Egypt’s Military

A protester throws a tear gas canister, which had earlier been thrown by riot police, near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 20, 2011 (Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Courtesy Reuters). Please see below for my l…

A protester throws a tear gas canister, which had earlier been thrown by riot police, near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 20, 2011.

September 15, 2011

Security Alliances
The United States and India: A Shared Strategic Future

Overview The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Aspen Institute India (Aii) have cosponsored a U.S.-India Joint Study Group to identify the shared national interests that motivate the United S…

The United States and India cover

May 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Cabinet Ministers

This publication is now archived. Who are the cabinet ministers in the new Iraqi government?Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has filled all but one of the 32 ministerial cabinet slots and named thre…

September 29, 2005

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Perceptions of U.S. Public Diplomacy

This publication is now archived. IntroductionOne of the most commonly heard questions after the events of September 11 was: “Why do they hate us?” Four years later, anti-Americanism, particularly in…

June 7, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Egypt’s Historic Verdict and Further Syrian Massacres

Significant Middle East Developments Egypt. The trial of Hosni Mubarak concluded on Saturday with the three-judge panel sentencing the former Egyptian president and his former interior minister, Hab…

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is wheeled out of the courtroom in Cairo

September 24, 2012

Defense and Security
Ask the Experts: Do Targeted Killings Work?

The United States did not always carry out targeted killings (or assassinations) of perceived national security threats. To the contrary, the norm against targeted killings outside of battlefield set…

Armed drone Afghanistan

January 8, 2013

United States
The Middle East in 2013: Don’t Count on It

It is finally the second week of January, meaning that the annual year-end/beginning lists and prognostications are mercifully behind us.  Some of these catalogues of best-worst and “what to expect” …

ExplainingTheMiddleEastin2013