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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

Previewing Egypt’s 2012 Presidential Elections

article icon Issue Brief Brian Katulis takes a look at the issues and candidates in Egypt's election as voters head to the polls this week.

By Brian Katulis | Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Getting Back to a Functional Relationship with Pakistan

The NATO conference next week will focus on the ongoing transition in Afghanistan, but dealing with Pakistan needs to remain a high policy priority for the United States, says Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Thursday, May 17, 2012

Afghanistan Transition

book_alt2 icon Report The United States must strike the right balance between providing enduring support and continuing the ongoing transition to Afghan responsibility, write Caroline Wadhams, Colin Cookman, and Brian Katulis.

By Caroline Wadhams, Colin Cookman, and Brian Katulis | Thursday, May 17, 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

No Need to Rush Into Iranian Conflict

The recent run-up in prices at the gas pump is in part tied to increased concerns about another war in the Middle East — this time with Iran. In some respects, the practical implications of such foreign policy and national security concerns resonate in Tampa just as they do in Washington, D.C. or New York. […]

By Brian Katulis | Tuesday, April 10, 2012

An Unheralded Anniversary

Brian Katulis reflects on the five ways our strategic redeployment out of Iraq helped us finish the fight with Al Qaeda, rebuild our military, and strengthen our fiscal position.

By Brian Katulis | Friday, March 16, 2012

What to Do About Iran

play_alt icon Video Brian Katulis says that the administration's strategy of diplomacy and economic sanctions in Iran is working.

By Brian Katulis | Wednesday, March 14, 2012

U.S. Should Discourage Israel From Striking Iran

The United States should discourage Israel’s leaders from attacking Iran at this time. President Obama’s speech this weekend at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee set the right tone and sent the right message. Under Obama, America is leading aggressive global efforts to take the threat Iran poses seriously, and this […]

By Brian Katulis | Monday, March 5, 2012

Shock Absorbers for United States, Pakistan

Brian Katulis and Aakif Ahmad on what the power of ordinary citizens can do for relations between the United States and Pakistan.

By Brian Katulis | Monday, February 27, 2012

A Syrian Intervention Need Not Be Military Focused

The United States can help resolve the conflict without military might, writes Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Egypt’s Uncertain Revolution

One year after Egypt’s military rulers forced Hosni Mubarak out, an internal struggle over power and political reform continues with no clear end in sight, writes Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Friday, February 10, 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

How to Stop the Bloodshed in Syria

America can play a leadership role in protecting civilians and expanding diplomatic options in Syria’s conflict without resorting to direct military intervention, write Sarah Margon and Brian Katulis.

By Sarah Margon and Brian Katulis | Monday, February 6, 2012

Support Pluralism in Egypt’s Transition

As it engages with the ascendant Freedom and Justice Party, the United States needs to keep respect for basic human rights and political pluralism high on the agenda, writes Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Friday, January 27, 2012