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Fighting ISIS Without Destroying Iraq

Brian Katulis writes that the campaign against ISIS could either help bring Iraqis together or tear the country apart.

by Brian Katulis | Friday, November 14, 2014

Addressing the Gaps in Syria Policy in the Fight Against ISIS

airstrikes in SyriaU.S. military action in Syria must remain focused on degrading the terrorist threat while pushing for a political transition from the Assad regime.

by Vikram Singh, Hardin Lang, Brian Katulis | Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time for a New U.S. Approach to Egypt

Brian Katulis argues that it is time for Washington and Cairo to have a more honest conversation about the countries' strategic relationship.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Sisi’s First 100 Days

president sisi article icon Issue Brief Egypt, the region’s largest country, continues to face a long list of challenges on the economic, security, and political fronts.

by Brian Katulis, Mokhtar Awad, Hardin Lang | Monday, October 20, 2014

U.S. needs to continue trying to sway Turkey to join fight against ISIS

Brian Katulis outlines the importance of Turkey's role in the fight against ISIS.

by Brian Katulis | Thursday, October 9, 2014

Why Airstrikes in Syria Are Just the Beginning

Brian Katulis writes on the future implications of conducting airstrikes in Syria.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, September 24, 2014

3 Vulnerabilities in Obama’s Strategy to Fight ISIS–and How to Fix Them

Brian Katulis analyzes the potential weaknesses in President Barack Obama's plan to destroy ISIS.

by Brian Katulis | Monday, September 22, 2014

Supporting the Syrian Opposition

smoke from shelling book_alt2 icon Report The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, particularly regarding the threat posed by ISIS, and assume a more engaged leadership role.

by Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Ken Sofer, Peter Juul, Brian Katulis | Friday, September 12, 2014

5 questions Obama must answer about ISIS strategy

Brian Katulis on five key questions President Obama should answer in his speech on ISIS.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Defeating ISIS: An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East Stability

Syria article icon Issue Brief Combating the extremist group in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.

by Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Vikram Singh | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NATO: Losing Sight of ISIS?

Matt Browne and Brian Katulis write about how NATO should develop a three-pronged action plan to go on the offensive against ISIS.

by Matt Browne and Brian Katulis | Monday, September 1, 2014

Why U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Are Not a Major Strategy Change

Brian Katulis writes on U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

by Brian Katulis | Friday, August 8, 2014

Lessons for U.S. Policymakers in Gaza’s Chaos

Brian Katulis writes on the Gaza conflict.

by Brian Katulis | Friday, August 1, 2014

How Obama Could Counter Critics of His Foreign Policy

Brian Katulis writes about how President Barack Obama can repair his reputation on foreign policy.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

On the Brink: Managing the ISIS Threat in Iraq

ISIS article icon Issue Brief The Obama administration needs to launch a comprehensive strategy for the region and prepare for the possible targeted use of force in Iraq to halt the rise of a new terrorist group that could threaten America.

by Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Vikram Singh | Tuesday, June 17, 2014