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May 27, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
What Is U.S. Policy on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

The United States has long tried to negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but several factors, including deep divisions between and within the parties and declining U.S. interes…

A Palestinian uses a ladder to climb over the wall separating the Israeli and Palestinian sides of the West Bank.

July 8, 2009

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: U.S.-Pakistan Relations

This publication is now archived. Is Pakistan an effective ally of the United States? Yes and no, experts say. President Pervez Musharraf accommodated U.S. requests for assistance after 9/11, e…

November 30, 2011

Iraq
IRAQ: Postpone the election?

This publication is now archived. Who is calling for the Iraqi elections to be delayed?A variety of Iraqi political organizations and parties, as well as some Western experts. Both are concerned that…

December 7, 2010

Religion
Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections

This publication is now archived. What will the Muslim Brotherhood do with its increased presence in the Egyptian parliament?The Muslim Brotherhood, an officially banned political movement that seeks…

July 8, 2009

Iran
IRAN: Nuclear Weapons

This publication is now archived. What steps are being taken to curb Iran’s nuclear program? Iranian officials have admitted to the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that…

July 8, 2009

Iraq
IRAQ: Resistance to U.S. Forces

This publication is now archived. How organized are the ongoing attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq?There are some signs that Iraqi resistance is growing increasingly organized, though experts caution tha…

July 8, 2009

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: Threats to Musharraf’s Rule

This publication is now archived. How serious is the fundamentalist threat in Pakistan?Islamic fundamentalists, some of whom are believed to have targeted President Pervez Musharraf in two near-miss …

July 8, 2009

Iraq
IRAQ: Iran’s Involvement

This publication is now archived. What are Iran’s goals in the new Iraq?Iran, a Shiite Islamic theocracy to Iraq’s east, would clearly like to exercise considerable influence over the new government …

July 8, 2009

Iraq
IRAQ: The Sunnis

This publication is now archived. What role will Sunnis play in the new Iraq?Sunni Arabs make up some 15 percent to 20 percent of Iraq’s population, but they dominated the country’s government and ec…

March 19, 2007

Democracy
MIDDLE EAST: Promoting Democracy

This publication is now archived. How is the United States promoting democracy in the Arab world? The Bush administration has taken two distinct approaches since September 11. It has pursued an…