September 24, 2013Kenya
Al-Shabab’s deadly Westgate Mall siege in Nairobi is unlikely to alter Kenya’s foreign policy, but the incident could encourage tighter U.S.-Kenya relations and reinforce Washington’s engagement with…
June 16, 2011Democracy
Amb. Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations, discusses democracy promotion in the Middle East following the Arab Spring with Mark Lagon, Adjunct Senior …
May 2, 2011Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, says that bin Laden’s death helps the drive for democracy in the Middle East and weakens the influence of…
April 14, 2011Egypt
Senior Fellow Ed Husain discusses Egypt’s largest Islamist organization, and how it may be more willing to engage in diplomacy than al-Qaeda.
April 13, 2011Defense and Security
Former Ambassador James Jones discusses U.S.-Mexico relations and Mexico’s most pressing problems as President Felipe Calderón continues his "War on Drugs" and combats the resulting violence.