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January 13, 2012

Weekend Reading: A Critique of Comrades, Islamic Feminism, and On Syria From Cairo

Samer Soliman writes a critique of revolutionary comrades on Al-Masry al-Youm. Fatemeh Fakhraie writes on Today’s Zaman that being a Muslim and a feminist is not a non-sequitur. Rami Khouri: How Sy…


September 14, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
A Conversation With Senator Jeff Flake

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake discusses the future of bipartisanship in Congress and the steps needed to advance the foreign policy agenda of the United States.

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February 6, 2015

Weekend Reading: Kurds in ISIS, Houthis in Sanaa, and Netanyahu in Washington

Rebecca Collard reports on Kurdish men who have joined ISIS and attacked their own people. Nabeel Khoury looks at who the Houthis are, their ambitions, and the options before them. Michael Koplow r…


November 10, 2005

The Effects of the Amman Bombings on U.S.-Jordanian Relations

This publication is now archived. Jordan’s Worst Terrorist Attacks in HistoryThe recent hotel bombings in Jordan will once again shine the spotlight on U.S.-Jordanian relations. On the surface, relat…

October 17, 2014

Political Movements
Weekend Reading: The Artful Arab Spring, Disillusionment in Sidi Bouzid, and Rethinking Fragmented States

St. Lawrence University offers an interactive look at the Arab uprisings through the lens of graffiti art. Michael Marcusa examines the revolutionary spirit of the youth of Sidi Bouzid three-and-a-h…


August 15, 2014

Weekend Reading: HRW Reports on Raba’a, Defeating IS, and Iran’s Man in Baghdad

Full text of the Human Rights Watch report on last year’s forcible dispersal of the pro-Morsi Raba’a sit-in. Nabeel Khoury, writing for The Tahrir Forum, argues that if the United States fails to de…


June 9, 2014

Politics and Government
Hello (Ahlan), Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: President of Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took the oath of office as Egypt’s new president yesterday.  He succeeded the interim president, Adly Mansour. And who appointed Mansour? Why, Sisi himself after he and the Egypt…


April 26, 2013

United States
Sea Power in the Pacific, Drones in Lebanon, and America’s “Dirty Wars”

David C. Gompert, “Sea Power and American Interests in the Western Pacific,” Rand Corportation, to be published June 3, 2013,  pp. 160-162. If we are indeed in for a change in the basic premise of s…


October 1, 2012

Film Screening and Discussion: Tomorrow We Will See

Please join Shibley Telhami and film director Soraya Umewaka for a screening and discussion of the film Tomorrow We Will See, which follows a new generation of artists and designers living in Beirut.

October 1, 2012

Film Discussion: "Tomorrow We Will See"

Shibley Telhami and film director Soraya Umewaka discuss the film Tomorrow We Will See, which follows a new generation of artists and designers living in Beirut.