January 17, 2013
Just days away from parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is widely expected to form a new government in coming weeks, but what that coalition will look like is still unclear, sa…
September 12, 2012
Violence against U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt highlights the difficult road ahead for U.S. relations with these struggling states, says CFR’s Robert Danin.
June 25, 2012
Egypt’s new president Mohamed Morsi faces an ongoing struggle with the military, but the United States must proceed carefully because of the high stakes in Egypt, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin
May 10, 2012
Benjamin Netanyahu’s agreement with the Kadima Party reflects a public more concerned about economic and social issues than whether to strike Iran, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.
January 12, 2012
Syria’s regime appears increasingly isolated and erratic in response to civil unrest, posing a challenge to the Arab League to prevent a spread of conflict, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.
November 3, 2011
Following full UNESCO membership, Palestinians have increased efforts for statehood recognition, but the United States is continuing its push to bring them back to the negotiating table for direct ta…
August 25, 2011
As rebels try to strengthen their hold on Tripoli, the odds of a peaceful, democratic transfer of power in Libya are long and the need for ongoing international intervention is very likely, says CFR’…
July 27, 2011
A potential civil war in Syria, a broken state in Libya, and Egypt’s transition of power loom as chief Mideast challenges for Washington. CFR’s Robert Danin reviews the path for U.S. planners.
April 12, 2011
Israelis and Palestinians are watching nervously to see how the tumult in the region shakes out, but with both sides using more advanced weapons technology and the peace process in the doldrums, the …
March 15, 2011
President Obama needs to end his ambiguity about Libya or risk losing credibility in the Middle East, where the Saudi move into Bahrain has added to volatility, says CFR’s Robert Danin.