Author Hardin Lang argues that while the international community is focused on confronting the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, it should not forget about the importance of maintaining Mali's peace process and long-term stability, which are also under attack by Islamic militants.
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.
Report The United States must update its terror finance policy framework to meet new challenges and enduring threats from state actors and nonstate groups.
Author Hardin Lang urges ramping up the role of businesses in international relief efforts to settle refugees.
Hardin Lang and Shlomo Brom refute some of the common myths about the Iran nuclear agreement.
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.
Report The U.S.-led coalition needs to better integrate its political and military efforts.
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.
The Iraqi prime minister’s visit offers an important chance to take stock of the anti-ISIS campaign and make important adjustments.
U.S. military action in Syria must remain focused on degrading the terrorist threat while pushing for a political transition from the Assad regime.
Issue Brief Egypt, the region’s largest country, continues to face a long list of challenges on the economic, security, and political fronts.
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.
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.