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Brian Katulis Archives

Updating U.S.-Saudi Ties to Reflect the New Realities of Today’s Middle East

Saudi youth play soccer. book_alt2 icon Report The Obama administration and its successor should seize new possibilities for economic cooperation as it continues to face major challenges on the security, diplomatic, and political reform fronts with Saudi Arabia.

by Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, Peter Juul, Mokhtar Awad, John Craig | Monday, April 25, 2016

The Global Rise of ‘Us vs. Them’ Politics

Brian Katulis and Gautam Adhikari discuss how hypernationalist movements reshape politics in other countries' democracies.

by Brian Katulis and Gautam Adhikari | Monday, March 21, 2016

Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush and Foreign Policy Realism

Brian Katulis examines the similarities and differences between President Barack Obama's and President George H.W. Bush's administrations.

by Brian Katulis | Saturday, March 12, 2016

The Hole in the ‘Obama Doctrine’

Brian Katulis discusses President Barack Obama's foreign policy record.

by Brian Katulis | Thursday, March 10, 2016

From 2016 Republicans, Disarray on National Security Issues

Brian Katulis examines the 2016 Republican presidential candidates' heated rhetoric about national security.

by Brian Katulis | Saturday, February 6, 2016

Middle East Stability and the International Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on January 20, 2016.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Five National Security Issues to Watch in the State of the Union and Beyond

Brian Katulis offers five national security issues to keep in mind during President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address.

by Brian Katulis | Monday, January 11, 2016

For Obama, 2015 Was a Mixed Year in Foreign Policy

Brian Katulis offers foreign policy recommendations for the Obama administration.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, December 23, 2015

How Saudi Arabia Is Expanding Its Role in the Middle East

Brian Katulis discusses the role of Saudi Arabia in the Iran nuclear agreement and the threat of the Islamic State.

by Brian Katulis | Sunday, December 13, 2015

One of Us Is a Conservative. One of Us Is a Liberal. Here’s a Counterterror Approach We Can Both Agree On.

Brian Katulis and Danielle Pletka discuss a counterterror approach that requires a bipartisan strategy rooted in American resolve and values.

by Brian Katulis and Danielle Pletka | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

After the Paris Attacks

Kurdish peshmerga in Kobani article icon Issue Brief To turn the tide against ISIS, America needs to step up its military and diplomatic campaign and reject voices calling for the country to turn against refugees and Muslims.

by Vikram Singh, Ken Gude, Peter Juul, William F. Wechsler, Hardin Lang, Brian Katulis | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Why Didn’t Obama Give Hillary Clinton’s Speech on Defeating ISIS?

Brian Katulis addresses why Hillary Clinton’s approach to the Islamic State positions her in the pragmatic center of the national security debate.

by Brian Katulis | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Will We Stay Committed to a Long Battle Against ISIS Extremism?

Brian Katulis explains what the United States should do in response to the morphing threat of violent extremism.

by Brian Katulis | Saturday, November 14, 2015

Lost Amid Debate Over Syria Strategy: The Moral Case for Fighting ISIS

Brian Katulis argues why Congress and the Obama administration have a responsibility to strengthen the legal authority and rationale for operations against the Islamic State.

by Brian Katulis | Friday, November 13, 2015

Assessing the Anti-ISIS Campaign After the First Year

Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, September 16, 2015