Max Hoffman discusses the Kurdish capture of a strategically important highway in Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, on Background Briefing with Ian Masters.
Max Hoffman and Meredith Leal discuss the Food Chain Reaction project, which aims to increase understanding of the ripple effects that threaten the global food supply chain and identify the institutional gaps the international community must address.
President Erdoğan has won a major electoral victory. Now, he must decide whether to continue his strategy of confrontation or move to ease tensions in a polarized country.
Max Hoffman discusses the recent agreement to allow NATO to use a Turkish airbase in the fight against ISIS.
Syrian Kurdish fighters and their allies have taken a key border town from ISIS but have been met with opposition from the Turkish government. This should change.
Michael Werz and Max Hoffman discuss how climate change will increasingly threaten humanity’s shared interests and collective security across the globe, but particularly in the least developed countries.
Issue Brief Turkey heads to the polls on June 7 for its closest general election in years, with profound implications for this key U.S. ally.
Michael Werz and Max Hoffman write about the impact of climate change on African migration.
Michael Werz and Max Hoffman argue that, if the city of Kobani falls, it will be both a human tragedy and a strategic setback.
Report The United States must rethink its policy toward Kurdish political groups in its pursuit of regional stability.
Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Kate Blakeley on the defense budget.
Issue Brief The U.S. Department of Defense faces hard choices if it wants to create a fiscally responsible budget plan for the coming years.
Issue Brief The upcoming Turkish elections will shape the future of a key NATO ally.
The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2015 budget request makes important reforms but should adhere to all budget caps beyond FY 2015.