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Brian Katulis Archives

How Egypt’s Antiterrorism Measures Complicate Its Fight

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.

by Brian Katulis and Mokhtar Awad | Monday, August 17, 2015

Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains Iran

Iran deal negotiators article icon 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.

by Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom, Peter Juul, Hardin Lang | Friday, July 17, 2015

Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Actions in the Middle East

U.S. Navy in Gulf article icon 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.

by Peter Juul, Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom | Friday, July 17, 2015

Strengthening the Foundations of U.S.-Israel Ties at a Time of Change in the Middle East

Obama and Netanyahu article icon Issue Brief The strategic rationale for the U.S.-Israel partnership must evolve with the changing geopolitical and regional context.

by Brian Katulis and Dan Arbell | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Getting to a Final Agreement: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran and Congressional Action

nuclear negotiations article icon 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.

by Vikram Singh, Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, Hardin Lang, Lawrence J. Korb, Shlomo Brom, Ken Sofer | Monday, April 13, 2015

The Plight of Christians in the Middle East

Lebanon Christians vigil book_alt2 icon 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.

by Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, John B. Craig | Thursday, March 12, 2015

New Anchors for U.S.-Egypt Relations

Protest book_alt2 icon 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.

by Brian Katulis and Mokhtar Awad | Friday, January 23, 2015

Charlie Hebdo Attack: Can We Sustain A Response to Extremist Ideologies

The United States needs a new global values agenda that promotes progress and counters destructive ideologies.

by Brian Katulis | Friday, January 9, 2015

Needed: A Strategy to Remain an Energy Superpower

Brian Katulis calls for a U.S. strategy for energy policy.

by Brian Katulis | Thursday, January 8, 2015

5 National Security Issues to Watch in 2015

Brian Katulis highlights five key issues that will shape national security in 2015.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2014: A Year of Wake-Up Calls in Foreign Policy

Brian Katulis reviews U.S. foreign policy in 2014.

by Brian Katulis | Monday, December 22, 2014

Good News From Iraq: ISIS Setbacks

Brian Katulis writes on the situation on the ground in Iraq, noting that there is good news but challenges remain.

by Brian Katulis | Monday, November 17, 2014

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