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Managing Change in Egypt After President Morsi’s Removal

U.S. policy should focus on pragmatic moves to create incentives for pluralism and inclusiveness in Egypt’s political transition.

by Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, and Ken Sofer | Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Real Scandal in Libya: A Security Vacuum and New Terrorist Threats

Former Secretary of Defense Robert GatesThe 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.

by Brian Katulis and Peter Juul | Wednesday, May 15, 2013

An All-or-Nothing Approach to Syria’s Civil War Fails to Recognize the Conflict’s Complexity

Deciding the shape of U.S. policy in Syria should not boil down to a choice between large-scale military intervention and doing nothing.

by Peter Juul | Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Responding to the Assad Regime’s Likely Use of Chemical Weapons

Syrian refugeeThe 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.

by Peter Juul, Rudy deLeon, and Brian Katulis | Friday, April 26, 2013

The Iraq War Ledger (2013 Update)

last U.S. troop brigade in Iraq article icon Issue Brief On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, we re-examine the costs and benefits to U.S. national security from our intervention there.

by Matthew Duss and Peter Juul | Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Continuing Former Secretary of State Clinton’s Efforts to Elevate the Global Status of Women and Girls Is a Must

Hillary Clinton and John KerryTaking the baton from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Kerry must ensure that women’s issues remain center stage in world affairs.

by Peter Juul and Arpita Bhattacharyya | Friday, March 8, 2013

Preparing U.S. Policy for the Next Phase of Egypt’s Transition

Egypt article icon Issue Brief To advance its interests and values in Egypt, the United States should more clearly support inclusive democratic political reform and prepare for possible policy shifts ahead.

by Brian Katulis, Ken Sofer, and Peter Juul | Friday, March 1, 2013

A New Phase for U.S. Policy on Syria

Syria demonstrationAdditional support for the Syrian opposition and regional coordination are urgently needed.

by Rudy deLeon, Michael Werz, and Brian Katulis, with Tom Perriello, Winnie Stachelberg, Peter Juul, and Ken Sofer | Thursday, February 28, 2013

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