25 Results for:

May 30, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
‘False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East’

Steven A. Cook discusses his new book, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.

Play  New Middle East

About CFR

Annual Report 2016

The 2016 Annual Report from the Council on Foreign Relations.

June 23, 2016

Iran
An Assessment of the Iran Agreement One Year Later: A Conversation with Senator Chris Coons

Senator Chris Coons offers his assessment of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Play RTR2XM4A_EC_1.jpg

March 27, 2014

United States
This Week: Egypt’s Likely New President, Arab League Paralysis, and Turkish-Syrian Fighting

Significant Developments Egypt. Field Marshal and Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday resigned from the military and announced his candidacy for president. Ibrahim Munir, a member of the…

Egypt's defense minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is seen during a news conference in Cairo (Courtesy Reuters).

August 29, 2013

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Retaliatory Talk Against Syria, Egypt’s Crackdown Intensifies

Significant Developments Syria. White House officials plan to brief members of Congress this evening on the situation in Syria after more than one hundred U.S. representatives signed a letter yester…

U.S. president Barack Obama (Downing/Courtesy Reuters).

February 8, 2013

Egypt
Voices From the Region: Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq

“Ghannouchi, assassin, criminal…Tunisia is free, terrorism out.” –Demonstrators against Tunisia’s ruling party Ennahda during Chorki Belaid’s funeral “Morsi is an employee who works for us. He must…

A protester wears a Tunisian flag during a demonstration in Tunis February 7, 2013 (Larbi/Courtesy Reuters).

October 16, 2007

Libya
How Libya Got Off the List

Libya, for years a thorn in the side of U.S. policymakers, has boosted its profile in recent years, renouncing terrorism and abandoning its WMD. In response, the U.S. State Department has removed Lib…

October 12, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Egypt Clashes, Turkey-Syria Escalate, Israel Calls Elections

Significant Middle East Developments Egypt. Hundreds of people were injured today when supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi clashed violently in Tahrir Square for the first tim…

A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi punches an anti-Brotherhood protester at Tahrir Square on October 12, 2012 (Chany/Courtesy Reuters).

December 6, 2011

Egypt
The Rogue Sons

French president Jacques Chirac and Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and head of the Gaddafi Foundation, are seen before the start of their meeting at the Elysee Palace…

The Rogue Sons