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Moving Beyond 9/11: The United States Needs a Broader-Based and Sustainable Counterterrorism Policy

U.S. droneThe eventual demise of Al Qaeda will require the United States to formulate a broader-based and sustainable counterterrorism strategy that shifts from a “war on terror” approach to embrace a range of tools to combat new foreign threats.

By Peter Juul | Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Advancing U.S. Interests and Values at a Time of Change in Egypt

Egypt riotAs a series of crises threaten to undermine Egypt’s stability, the United States must continue to support it with a full range of policy tools.

By Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, and Ken Sofer | Thursday, January 31, 2013

Planning for Syria in the Near and Long Terms

Syrian rebelsThe United States must continue acting on removing the Assad regime, but increased focus must also be given to plans for a post-Assad Syria.

By Peter Juul and Ken Sofer | Monday, December 17, 2012

The Dispatching of Secretary Clinton to the Middle East Is Welcome News

Iron DomeImmediately halting the violence is an imperative, but a ceasefire will endure only if Hamas refrains from targeting Israeli civilians.

By Brian Katulis and Peter Juul | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Managing Change in Egypt Was Never Going to Be Easy

Brian Katulis and Peter Juul explain why Egypt’s unresolved struggle for power presents serious threats for U.S. security interests requiring carefully calibrated responses.

By Brian Katulis and Peter Juul | Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Pressure Mounts on Iran as Nuclear Talks Move to Moscow

No agreement was reached on Iran’s nuclear program this week, but the clock is ticking on U.S. and EU sanctions set to kick in if Iran can’t come clean next month in Russia, write Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, and Peter Juul.

By Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, and Peter Juul | Friday, May 25, 2012

Strengthening America’s Options on Iran

book_alt2 icon Report Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, and Peter Juul answer 10 key questions about U.S. foreign policy and strategy regarding Iran.

By Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, and Peter Juul, with Matthew Duss and Ken Sofer | Friday, April 13, 2012

Mixed Messages from Brazil

Michael Werz and Peter Juul argue that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s progressive agenda at home seems at odds with her U.S. travel itinerary this week.

By Michael Werz and Peter Juul | Monday, April 9, 2012

Internationalizing Women’s Rights and Empowerment

Arpita Bhattacharyya and Peter Juul detail how the administration focused squarely on this critical issue, and suggest ways to institutionalize the efforts in the decades to come.

By Arpita Bhattacharyya and Peter Juul | Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Thinking Through Our Options in Syria

article icon Issue Brief While calls for safe zones reflect an understandable desire to prevent the Assad regime from inflicting further violence against its population, a hypothetical military intervention in Syria by the United States and a potential coalition of the willing presents many challenges, writes Peter Juul.

By Peter Juul | Friday, March 2, 2012

China’s Quiet Role in Pressuring Iran

Rudy deLeon and his national security team demonstrate that patient diplomacy with China is paying increasing dividends in global efforts to isolate Iran over its nuclear ambitions.

By Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, and Ali Fisher | Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Obama’s Leaner National Security Strategy Got the Job Done in 2011

The president can use tomorrow’s State of the Union address to point to the successes of his new approach that relies less on boots on the ground and more on nontraditional forms of power, says Peter Juul.

By Peter Juul | Monday, January 23, 2012

U.S. Military Strategy Shifts Focus

Peter Juul explains how U.S. military strategy abroad shifted remarkably and perhaps enduringly in 2011.

By Peter Juul | Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Update: The Iraq War Ledger

Matthew Duss and Peter Juul look at the human, financial, and strategic costs of the U.S. intervention in Iraq as the last of our troops pull out.

By Matthew Duss and Peter Juul | Tuesday, December 13, 2011

U.S.-Iraq Relations Enter a New Era

Peter Juul examines the more normal but still complex U.S. relationship with Iraq internally and in the region going forward.

By Peter Juul | Tuesday, December 13, 2011