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To stop ISIS in Syria, bomb Assad's forces

Peter Juul argues that the Obama administration's plan to eliminate ISIS must also address Assad.

By Peter Juul | Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Human Spaceflight Beyond 2014

Delta rocketIt’s time for the United States to strengthen its space program and regain control of exploration beyond Earth.

By Peter Juul and Rudy deLeon | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Supporting the Syrian Opposition

smoke from shelling book_alt2 icon Report The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, particularly regarding the threat posed by ISIS, and assume a more engaged leadership role.

By Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Ken Sofer, Peter Juul, and Brian Katulis | Friday, September 12, 2014

Building Foreign Security Forces as a Counterterrorism Strategy Is Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

Kurdish Peshmerga security forces stand guard in the outskirts of the northern city of Mosul, IraqBefore embarking on a new $5 billion fund to support foreign counterterrorism efforts, the United States should closely examine its record in helping to build security-force capacity in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

By Peter Juul | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

U.S. Middle East Policy at a Time of Regional Fragmentation and Competition

ISIS fighters book_alt2 icon Report A new era of extremism, sectarianism, and competition between regional powers requires the United States to update its regional strategy.

By Brian Katulis and Peter Juul | Monday, June 16, 2014

Tunisia’s Struggle for Political Pluralism After Ennahda

book_alt2 icon Report This report examines intra-Islamist debates on political change and the battle of ideas against violent extremism in North Africa.

By Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Peter Juul, and Brian Katulis | Thursday, April 3, 2014

Moving Beyond Sectarianism

Jaafari bannerSecular personal status laws are necessary to safeguard basic rights in the Middle East.

By Peter Juul | Monday, March 24, 2014

After a Possible Strike in Syria: Planning Ahead for Potential Responses and New Threats to U.S. Security Interests

Syrian chemical weapons victimThe United States and its partners should conduct contingency planning about possible threats, however likely or not, in the wake of strikes.

By Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, and Peter Juul | Thursday, August 29, 2013

Adapting to the Future of Intelligence Gathering

Security cameras article icon Issue Brief We need to update our online privacy laws, address the increasing privatization of intelligence gathering, and find ways to balance our national-security needs with the legal protections afforded to all Americans.

By Peter Juul | Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Managing Change in Egypt After President Morsi’s Removal

U.S. policy should focus on pragmatic moves to create incentives for pluralism and inclusiveness in Egypt’s political transition.

By Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, and Ken Sofer | Thursday, July 11, 2013

Toward Convergence: An Agenda for U.S.-India Cooperation in Afghanistan

book_alt2 icon Report The United States and India must work together to ensure the future stability of Afghanistan and the region.

By C. Raja Mohan, Caroline Wadhams, Wilson John, Aryaman Bhatnagar, Daniel Rubin, and Peter Juul | Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The Real Scandal in Libya: A Security Vacuum and New Terrorist Threats

Former Secretary of Defense Robert GatesThe attempts to conjure a political scandal out of the Benghazi tragedy prevent an honest debate about how to advance stability in Libya and the risks America should be asking its diplomats to take.

By Brian Katulis and Peter Juul | Wednesday, May 15, 2013

An All-or-Nothing Approach to Syria’s Civil War Fails to Recognize the Conflict’s Complexity

Deciding the shape of U.S. policy in Syria should not boil down to a choice between large-scale military intervention and doing nothing.

By Peter Juul | Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Responding to the Assad Regime’s Likely Use of Chemical Weapons

Syrian refugeeThe United States should insist on an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to investigate the reports of the Assad regime’s likely chemical-weapons use and further solidify and accelerate NATO planning on issues regarding Syria.

By Peter Juul, Rudy deLeon, and Brian Katulis | Friday, April 26, 2013

The Iraq War Ledger (2013 Update)

last U.S. troop brigade in Iraq article icon Issue Brief On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, we re-examine the costs and benefits to U.S. national security from our intervention there.

By Matthew Duss and Peter Juul | Tuesday, March 19, 2013