Brian Katulis and Mokhtar Awad write that the lasting defeat of terrorist violence will come not through harsher punishments alone, but also through a political strategy that offers room for other types of dissent.
Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.
Issue Brief After the nuclear deal, the United States needs to work with partners to step up its efforts to counter Iran’s negative behaviors.
Issue Brief The strategic rationale for the U.S.-Israel partnership must evolve with the changing geopolitical and regional context.
Issue Brief A final nuclear agreement with Iran may be within reach, but both Congress and the White House must remain vigilant and clear-eyed about the hurdles.
Report Some of the world's oldest Christian communities are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born. The status of Christians in the Middle East is an important sign of broader regional trends in religious freedom, pluralism, and tolerance.
Report The United States and Egypt need new anchors of economic and diplomatic cooperation to avoid bilateral drift and to respond to recent regional turbulence.
The United States needs a new global values agenda that promotes progress and counters destructive ideologies.
Brian Katulis calls for a U.S. strategy for energy policy.
Brian Katulis highlights five key issues that will shape national security in 2015.
Brian Katulis reviews U.S. foreign policy in 2014.
Brian Katulis writes on the situation on the ground in Iraq, noting that there is good news but challenges remain.
Brian Katulis writes that the campaign against ISIS could either help bring Iraqis together or tear the country apart.
U.S. military action in Syria must remain focused on degrading the terrorist threat while pushing for a political transition from the Assad regime.
Brian Katulis argues that it is time for Washington and Cairo to have a more honest conversation about the countries' strategic relationship.