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Chaos and Order on Islamic Militancy's Other Front

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.

by Hardin Lang | Wednesday, November 25, 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

Confronting the Terror Finance Challenge in Today’s Middle East

An oil field in Syria book_alt2 icon Report The United States must update its terror finance policy framework to meet new challenges and enduring threats from state actors and nonstate groups.

by Hardin Lang, Peter Juul, Trevor Sutton | Monday, November 2, 2015

Business Is Key to Long-Term Solutions to Middle East Refugee Crisis

Author Hardin Lang urges ramping up the role of businesses in international relief efforts to settle refugees.

by Hardin Lang | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

6 Biggest Myths about the Iran Nuclear Deal

Hardin Lang and Shlomo Brom refute some of the common myths about the Iran nuclear agreement.

by Hardin Lang and Shlomo Brom | Wednesday, July 29, 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

Recalibrating the Anti-ISIS Strategy

ISIS fighters book_alt2 icon Report The U.S.-led coalition needs to better integrate its political and military efforts.

by Hardin Lang, Peter Juul, Mokhtar Awad | Tuesday, July 14, 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

Helping Prime Minister Abadi Beat ISIS and Hold Iraq Together

Prime Minister AbadiThe Iraqi prime minister’s visit offers an important chance to take stock of the anti-ISIS campaign and make important adjustments.

by Hardin Lang and Peter Juul | Monday, April 13, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Jordan in the Eye of the Storm

Jordanian with flag book_alt2 icon Report As Jordan wrestles with the effects of the Arab uprisings and the Syrian civil war, the United States should support the country’s political and economic reform.

by Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad | Thursday, June 12, 2014