The unexpected death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il creates uncertainty in North Korea; China could help stabilize the region, write Rudy deLeon and Ken Sofer.
Single-minded effort to counter AQAP will only allow conditions to deteriorate further, enabling AQAP gains, write Ken Gude and Ken Sofer.
Turkey is straying from its successful rise with recent heated rhetoric against Israel, write Michael Werz and Ken Sofer.
We’ve been successful in dismantling transnational terrorist networks such as Al Qaeda in the last 10 years, writes Ken Sofer. But we need to prepare for smaller, domestic threats.
The company’s alleged activities likely constitute violations of the law, writes Ken Sofer.
The political revolutions in the Middle East are forcing Turkey to reevaluate its foreign policy in the region, write Ken Sofer and Tyler Evans.
A visit by the secretary of state to meet with Yemen’s vice president can help push the political transition along and form a stable government that can tackle the country’s many challenges, say Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, and Aaron Gurley.
The Obama administration unveiled a promising new strategy to fight terrorism this week that will use smaller, more targeted operations, write Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, and Aaron Gurley.
Interactive An interactive from Ken Sofer and Ken Gude looks at the major players and parties who could be on the ballot this fall.
Ken Sofer is the Associate Director for National Security and International Policy at American Progress, where his work focuses on U.S. policy in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific. In his three years at American Progress, Ken has authored 35 public policy papers; organized senior delegations to China, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, and Israel; […]