Report This report provides a snapshot of current trends among Islamists in Egypt, offers an overview of the enduring weaknesses and divisions in the country, and recommends how the United States can address one of the most important strategic priorities in the Middle East.
Brian Katulis on what President Barack Obama should do to advance his national security agenda.
Report The United States needs to offer a clearer choice about the future of the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship.
Why President Obama needs both Tehran and Moscow to make a deal in Syria.
Brian Katulis writes about the strain that the upheaval in the Middle East has put on U.S.-Saudi relations.
CAP Senior Fellow Brian Katulis testifies before the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Committee on Homeland Security.
If President Obama decides to strike Syria anytime soon, it looks like he will be doing so without much of a formal international coalition backing the operation.
The United States and its partners should conduct contingency planning about possible threats, however likely or not, in the wake of strikes.
U.S. policy should focus on pragmatic moves to create incentives for pluralism and inclusiveness in Egypt’s political transition.
With the Middle East’s largest country stalled in political and economic turmoil, the United States needs to prepare for possible strategic shifts in its policy.
Brian Katulis writes about how conventional wisdom is over-hyping recent events, and gets U.S. strategy wrong.
Brian Katulis writes about the battle for political influence and legitimacy in the Middle East.
Brian Katulis writes about why President Obama's meeting with the leader of Turkey to discuss the conflict in Syria could mean progress on the response to it.
The 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.
The 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.