Today’s progressives are often as muddled in their thinking about U.S. involvement in the world as conservatives are divided.
Report This report examines intra-Islamist debates on political change and the battle of ideas against violent extremism in North Africa.
Brian Katulis discusses recent policy changes that symbolize a shift in regional strategy for Saudi Arabia.
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.