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Expertise: U.S. national security strategy, Middle East, counterterrorism

Brian Katulis is a senior fellow at American Progress, where his work focuses on U.S. national security strategy and counterterrorism policy. For more than a decade, he has advised senior U.S. policymakers on foreign policy and has provided expert testimony several times to key congressional committees, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.

Katulis has conducted extensive research on the ground in the Middle East, where he has lived and worked in a number of countries, including Egypt, the Palestinian territories, Israel, and Jordan. His past experience includes work at the National Security Council and the U.S. Departments of State and Defense during President Bill Clinton’s administration. He also worked for Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, Freedom House, and former Pennsylvania Gov. Robert Casey (D).

Katulis received a master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs and a B.A. in history and Arab and Islamic Studies from Villanova University. In 1994 and 1995, he was a Fulbright scholar in Jordan. Katulis regularly provides commentary on leading television and radio programs, including “PBS NewsHour” and National Public Radio, and he has published articles in several leading newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He is co-author with Nancy Soderberg of The Prosperity Agenda, a book on U.S. national security published by John Wiley & Sons in 2008.

By Brian Katulis
The Lessons Learned for U.S. National Security Policy in the 20 Years Since 9/11Center for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2021
Seeking a New Balance for U.S. Policy in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressSeptember 7, 2021
The US botched its Afghanistan withdrawal but can take 3 pragmatic steps forwardThe HillAugust 17, 2021
How Americans Envision a More Perfect UnionCenter for American ProgressMay 26, 2021
Joe Biden will have to focus on the pandemic, the economy and the worldPennLive.comJanuary 11, 2021
COVID-19 second stimulus package standoff highlights Trump’s flawed economic agendaNBC NewsAugust 6, 2020
Will the next administration restore diplomacy in the Middle East?The HillJune 25, 2020
Why America Should Save Iran from CoronavirusThe National InterestApril 19, 2020
Don’t Let the U.S. Response to the Coronavirus Crisis Do More Damage to DemocracyCenter for American ProgressApril 6, 2020
Putting Diplomacy FirstCenter for American ProgressMarch 12, 2020
The Coronavirus Crisis Highlights the Weaknesses in Iran’s Government—and Trump’s Iran PolicyCenter for American ProgressMarch 11, 2020
U.S. policy in Middle East pushes action without strategyThe Philadelphia InquirerJanuary 13, 2020
What we need to learn about the MideastDaily NewsJanuary 10, 2020
Iran may stand down, as Trump says, but cyber and terror attacks are the real threatUSA TodayJanuary 9, 2020
Russian Flags Over an American BaseCenter for American ProgressDecember 6, 2019
America Adrift: Listening to What Americans Want From U.S. Foreign PolicyCenter for American ProgressOctober 25, 2019
Striking a Better Course on U.S. Foreign Policy: An Alternative to Conservative NationalismCenter for American ProgressJuly 29, 2019
The Trump Administration’s 10 Most Dangerous Actions Concerning IranCenter for American ProgressMay 21, 2019
America AdriftCenter for American ProgressMay 5, 2019
Wanted: Patient Diplomacy in YemenThe National InterestMarch 16, 2019
How About Some Candor in Middle East Policy?The New RepublicJanuary 9, 2019
Five Lessons from the Iraq War for What the U.S. Should Do in YemenThe National InterestDecember 28, 2018
Trump’s Blank Check Diplomacy is Remaking the U.S.-Saudi RelationshipForeign PolicyOctober 23, 2018
Trump Should Work With Putin to Develop a New Framework for SyriaForeign PolicyJuly 23, 2018
Seizing the Diplomatic Initiative in SyriaCenter for American ProgressJuly 19, 2018
America’s Credibility Is on the Line in SyriaForeign PolicyJuly 6, 2018
Strikes without Strategy in Syria, Years in the MakingThe National InterestApril 16, 2018
Trump’s Passive-Aggressive Syria Policy Risks Creating More Mayhem in the Middle EastForeign PolicyApril 16, 2018
The Passive Foreign Policy PresidentThe New RepublicMarch 21, 2018
The United States Should Listen to Jordan on the Jerusalem DecisionThe HillFebruary 1, 2018
Trump’s Middle East Policy: The Good(ish), the Bad, and the UglyThe New RepublicJanuary 19, 2018
Israel Is Growing Increasingly Worried About the Trump AdministrationForeign PolicyNovember 17, 2017
Trump’s Blank Check for Saudi ArabiaNew RepublicNovember 8, 2017
Strengthening U.S. Options on IranCenter for American ProgressSeptember 28, 2017
Trump’s silent surge in the Middle East — and the slippery slope to warThe Washington PostJune 20, 2017
What Trump Needs to Tell the Middle EastPolitico MagazineMay 19, 2017
Trump Administration Must Act To Address The Plight of Christians In The Middle EastThe Huffington PostApril 14, 2017
What’s Next After the Syria Strike—Preventing a Wider ConflagrationForeign PolicyApril 7, 2017
Iran Is ‘On Notice’—What’s Next?Center for American ProgressApril 6, 2017
5 Signs President Trump Leads Like a Middle East DictatorFortuneApril 5, 2017
What Trump Should Ask SisiPoliticoApril 3, 2017
Setting the Terms for U.S.-Egypt RelationsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 21, 2017
A Practical Plan on the Israeli-Palestinian FrontCenter for American ProgressDecember 21, 2016
Confronting the New Threat LandscapeReal Clear PolicyOctober 28, 2016
Updating U.S.-Saudi Ties to Reflect the New Realities of Today’s Middle EastCenter for American ProgressApril 25, 2016
The Global Rise of ‘Us vs. Them’ PoliticsThe Wall Street JournalMarch 21, 2016
Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush and Foreign Policy RealismThe Wall Street JournalMarch 12, 2016
The Hole in the ‘Obama Doctrine’The Wall Street JournalMarch 10, 2016
From 2016 Republicans, Disarray on National Security IssuesThe Wall Street JournalFebruary 6, 2016
Middle East Stability and the International Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear ProgramCenter for American ProgressJanuary 20, 2016
Five National Security Issues to Watch in the State of the Union and BeyondThe Wall Street JournalJanuary 11, 2016
For Obama, 2015 Was a Mixed Year in Foreign PolicyThe Wall Street JournalDecember 23, 2015
How Saudi Arabia Is Expanding Its Role in the Middle EastThe Wall Street JournalDecember 13, 2015
One of Us Is a Conservative. One of Us Is a Liberal. Here’s a Counterterror Approach We Can Both Agree On.Politico MagazineDecember 9, 2015
After the Paris AttacksCenter for American ProgressNovember 19, 2015
Why Didn’t Obama Give Hillary Clinton’s Speech on Defeating ISIS?The Wall Street JournalNovember 19, 2015
Will We Stay Committed to a Long Battle Against ISIS Extremism?The Wall Street JournalNovember 14, 2015
Lost Amid Debate Over Syria Strategy: The Moral Case for Fighting ISISThe Wall Street JournalNovember 13, 2015
Assessing the Anti-ISIS Campaign After the First YearCenter for American ProgressSeptember 16, 2015
How Egypt’s Antiterrorism Measures Complicate Its FightThe Wall Street JournalAugust 17, 2015
Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains IranCenter for American ProgressJuly 17, 2015
Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Actions in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressJuly 17, 2015
Strengthening the Foundations of U.S.-Israel Ties at a Time of Change in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressApril 22, 2015
Getting to a Final Agreement: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran and Congressional ActionCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2015
The Plight of Christians in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressMarch 12, 2015
New Anchors for U.S.-Egypt RelationsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 23, 2015
Charlie Hebdo Attack: Can We Sustain A Response to Extremist IdeologiesThe Washington WireJanuary 9, 2015
Needed: A Strategy to Remain an Energy SuperpowerWashington WireJanuary 8, 2015
5 National Security Issues to Watch in 2015Washington WireDecember 31, 2014
2014: A Year of Wake-Up Calls in Foreign PolicyWashington WireDecember 22, 2014
Good News From Iraq: ISIS SetbacksThe Wall Street JournalNovember 17, 2014
Fighting ISIS Without Destroying IraqThe Wall Street JournalNovember 14, 2014
Addressing the Gaps in Syria Policy in the Fight Against ISISCenter for American ProgressNovember 4, 2014
Time for a New U.S. Approach to EgyptThe Wall Street JournalOctober 29, 2014
Sisi’s First 100 DaysCenter for American ProgressOctober 20, 2014
U.S. needs to continue trying to sway Turkey to join fight against ISISNew York Daily NewsOctober 9, 2014
Why Airstrikes in Syria Are Just the BeginningWashington WireSeptember 24, 2014
3 Vulnerabilities in Obama’s Strategy to Fight ISIS–and How to Fix ThemThe Wall Street JournalSeptember 22, 2014
Supporting the Syrian OppositionCenter for American ProgressSeptember 12, 2014
5 questions Obama must answer about ISIS strategyCNNSeptember 10, 2014
Defeating ISIS: An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East StabilityCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2014
NATO: Losing Sight of ISIS?Das Progressive ZentrumSeptember 1, 2014
Why U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Are Not a Major Strategy ChangeThe Wall Street JournalAugust 8, 2014
Lessons for U.S. Policymakers in Gaza’s ChaosThe Wall Street JournalAugust 1, 2014
How Obama Could Counter Critics of His Foreign PolicyThe Wall Street JournalJuly 9, 2014
On the Brink: Managing the ISIS Threat in IraqCenter for American ProgressJune 17, 2014
U.S. Middle East Policy at a Time of Regional Fragmentation and CompetitionCenter for American ProgressJune 16, 2014
Jordan in the Eye of the StormCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2014
Iraq and Syria Are Increasingly the Same Battlefield. How Will the U.S. Respond?The Wall Street JournalJune 11, 2014
3 Reasons Obama Should Pay Attention to LibyaThe Wall Street JournalJune 4, 2014
The Challenge in Obama’s West Point SpeechThe Wall Street JournalMay 27, 2014
Looking Ahead to Egypt’s Uncertain Summer of Trials and TribulationsCenter for American ProgressMay 23, 2014
Gatekeeper of the JihadForeign PolicyApril 21, 2014
Against DisengagementDemocracyApril 16, 2014
Tunisia’s Struggle for Political Pluralism After EnnahdaCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2014
Saudi Arabia Walks Tightrope With Shift in Syria, Regional PoliciesWorld Politics ReviewMarch 10, 2014
Fragmenting Under PressureCenter for American ProgressMarch 5, 2014
Obama’s foreign policy ‘to-do’ listThe Washington PostJanuary 31, 2014
Preparing for a Strategic Shift on U.S. Policy Toward EgyptCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2013
One-Two PunchForeign PolicyOctober 11, 2013
U.S.-Saudi Ties Tested by Middle East UpheavalWorld Politics ReviewSeptember 26, 2013
Understanding the Threat to the Homeland from Al Qaeda in the Arabian PeninsulaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 18, 2013
Silent international partners in President Obama’s possible Syria strike may be criticalNew York Daily NewsAugust 30, 2013
After a Possible Strike in Syria: Planning Ahead for Potential Responses and New Threats to U.S. Security InterestsCenter for American ProgressAugust 29, 2013
Managing Change in Egypt After President Morsi’s RemovalCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2013
The Obama Administration Should Prepare for More Change in EgyptCenter for American ProgressJune 28, 2013
What you should know about developing Syria situationSalonJune 14, 2013
Qatar, Saudi Arabia Diverge in Battle to Shape Changing Middle EastWorld Politics ReviewMay 31, 2013
Will Obama’s meeting with Turkey mean progress on Syria?SalonMay 16, 2013
The Real Scandal in Libya: A Security Vacuum and New Terrorist ThreatsCenter for American ProgressMay 15, 2013
Responding to the Assad Regime’s Likely Use of Chemical WeaponsCenter for American ProgressApril 26, 2013
5 Key Findings from CAP’s Recent Discussions in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressMarch 19, 2013
Maintaining the Delicate Balancing Act in the Israel-Egypt Security RelationshipCenter for American ProgressMarch 11, 2013
Preparing U.S. Policy for the Next Phase of Egypt’s TransitionCenter for American ProgressMarch 1, 2013
A New Phase for U.S. Policy on SyriaCenter for American ProgressFebruary 28, 2013
Advancing U.S. Interests and Values at a Time of Change in EgyptCenter for American ProgressJanuary 31, 2013
Foreign Affairs Are PivotalThe Patriot NewsDecember 3, 2012
The Dispatching of Secretary Clinton to the Middle East Is Welcome NewsCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2012
U.S. Faces Challenges in Arab World, but Obama Is on Right TrackU.S. News & World ReportSeptember 27, 2012
Private Donors Need to Be More InvolvedRoom for DebateSeptember 24, 2012
Statement from CAP Senior Fellow Brian Katulis on the Death of Ambassador Stevens in LibyaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 12, 2012
Outlining a Diplomatic Strategy for Afghanistan’s Political TransitionCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
U.S. Policy in Syria Enters a New PhaseCenter for American ProgressAugust 14, 2012
It’s Up to Iraq’s Government to Prevent a Civil WarCNNJuly 24, 2012
Dealing with Pakistan’s Messy PoliticsCenter for American ProgressJune 21, 2012
Managing Change in Egypt Was Never Going to Be EasyCenter for American ProgressJune 19, 2012
Managing Change in EgyptCenter for American ProgressJune 5, 2012
Pressure Mounts on Iran as Nuclear Talks Move to MoscowCenter for American ProgressMay 25, 2012
Previewing Egypt’s 2012 Presidential ElectionsCenter for American ProgressMay 23, 2012
Getting Back to a Functional Relationship with PakistanCenter for American ProgressMay 17, 2012
Afghanistan TransitionCenter for American ProgressMay 17, 2012
Strengthening America’s Options on IranCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2012
No Need to Rush Into Iranian ConflictTampa Bay OnlineApril 10, 2012
An Unheralded AnniversaryCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2012
What to Do About IranCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2012
U.S. Should Discourage Israel From Striking IranU.S. News and World ReportMarch 5, 2012
Shock Absorbers for United States, PakistanThe Boston GlobeFebruary 27, 2012
A Syrian Intervention Need Not Be Military FocusedU.S. News and World ReportFebruary 14, 2012
Egypt’s Uncertain RevolutionCenter for American ProgressFebruary 10, 2012
China’s Quiet Role in Pressuring IranCenter for American ProgressFebruary 8, 2012
How to Stop the Bloodshed in SyriaCenter for American ProgressFebruary 6, 2012
Support Pluralism in Egypt’s TransitionCenter for American ProgressJanuary 27, 2012
Egypt’s Political Transition Takes a Step Forward Amid Much UncertaintyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 23, 2012
Taking the Iranian Nuclear Threat SeriouslyCenter for American ProgressDecember 15, 2011
Turning the Page in IraqCenter for American ProgressDecember 13, 2011
Straight Talk with Iraq About SyriaCenter for American ProgressDecember 9, 2011
The Big Loser at Bonn Will Be PakistanForeign PolicyDecember 3, 2011
Major Breakthroughs in Afghanistan Talks UnlikelyCenter for American ProgressNovember 16, 2011
The Emerging Conservative Playbook on National SecurityCenter for American ProgressNovember 10, 2011
Destroying Al QaedaCenter for American ProgressNovember 1, 2011
Stalemate Isn’t a Great Option in Today’s Middle EastCenter for American ProgressSeptember 26, 2011
Ensuring Afghanistan Can Stand on Its OwnCenter for American ProgressAugust 24, 2011
The Need for a Political and Economic Transition Strategy in AfghanistanCenter for American ProgressAugust 22, 2011
How to Prepare Afghanistan for U.S. WithdrawalThe Washington PostAugust 22, 2011
Strategic Posture Review: Saudi ArabiaWorld Politics ReviewJuly 19, 2011
The Limits of U.S. Assistance to PakistanCenter for American ProgressJuly 18, 2011
Afghan Murder Most RevealingCenter for American ProgressJuly 12, 2011
The U.S. Still Doesn’t Know What It Wants to Get Done in AfghanistanForeign PolicyJune 23, 2011
Balance Is NecessaryThe New York TimesJune 23, 2011
Five Questions President Obama Should Answer in His Afghanistan Announcement (But Probably Won’t)Center for American ProgressJune 21, 2011
Still Searching for a Middle East StrategyCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2011
What Now, Mr. President?Center for American ProgressMay 20, 2011
Changing the Mindset on U.S. Policy in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressMay 18, 2011
A Chance for America and Pakistan to Enhance Coordination to Fight Common ThreatsCenter for American ProgressMay 4, 2011
The bin Laden Aftermath: Business as Usual Won’t Do in Pakistan and AfghanistanForeign PolicyMay 3, 2011
Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa: Ramifications for U.S. Homeland SecurityCenter for American ProgressApril 6, 2011
The United States Needs to Develop a Broad Middle East PolicyCenter for American ProgressMarch 29, 2011
The Slippery Slope of Unclear War AimsCenter for American ProgressMarch 22, 2011
Confronting New Saudi RealitiesCenter for American ProgressMarch 3, 2011
One Month into the Arab World’s Popular UprisingsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 22, 2011
The Obama Administration’s Next Steps in Egypt: More Proactive Efforts Are NeededCenter for American ProgressFebruary 2, 2011
Time to Rethink U.S.-Egyptian RelationsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2011
The Problems That Need Fixing in Obama’s Pakistan PlanForeign PolicyJanuary 12, 2011
National Security RegressivesCenter for American ProgressDecember 23, 2010
Power ShiftCenter for American ProgressDecember 16, 2010
Realignment: Managing a Stable Transition to Afghan ResponsibilityCenter for American ProgressNovember 23, 2010
Today’s Iraq Redeployment Made Possible by Our DeadlineForeign PolicyAugust 31, 2010
Learning from Past Mideast MistakesPoliticoAugust 30, 2010
Middle East MultitaskingCenter for American ProgressAugust 30, 2010
Security Is at Root of GOP DivideCenter for American ProgressJuly 28, 2010
What Obama and Netanyahu Should DiscussCenter for American ProgressJuly 6, 2010
Reviewing “Restrepo”Center for American ProgressJuly 6, 2010
Sustainability Is Elusive for Persian Gulf Regional Security SystemCenter for American ProgressJune 29, 2010
Obama’s Cairo Speech One Year LaterCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2010
Embrace New Security StrategyCenter for American ProgressMay 27, 2010
Thinking Ahead on IranCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2010
Rolling Out the Red Carpet for KarzaiCenter for American ProgressMay 10, 2010
Iraq Must Face Iran’s Nuclear AmbitionsCenter for American ProgressMay 7, 2010
The Iraq War LedgerCenter for American ProgressMay 6, 2010
Questioning the Conventional Wisdom on a Middle East Nuclear Arms RaceCenter for American ProgressMay 6, 2010
Tackling the Terrorist Threat at Home and AbroadCenter for American ProgressMay 4, 2010
Navigating Tricky Timelines in IraqCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2010
Ask the Expert: What Do the Iraq Elections Mean for U.S. Policy?Center for American ProgressApril 12, 2010
Progress in PakistanCenter for American ProgressMarch 24, 2010
Gates’s Afghanistan Visit: The Latest Salvo in the Battle for Hearts and Minds at HomeCenter for American ProgressMarch 10, 2010
Iraqis Take Back Their CountryCenter for American ProgressMarch 5, 2010
Reaching Out to Iran Has Helped the U.S.Center for American ProgressMarch 4, 2010
Transatlantic Policy on Afghanistan and Pakistan in Obama Year One: Missed OpportunitiesCenter for American ProgressFebruary 23, 2010
Iraq’s Elections Highlight Gap in U.S. PolicyCenter for American ProgressFebruary 17, 2010
Does Europe Matter to the Obama Administration?Center for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2010
Keeping National Security on the AgendaCenter for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2010
Ask the Expert: Determining Success in Afghanistan and PakistanCenter for American ProgressJanuary 25, 2010
Unanswered Questions on Afghanistan and Pakistan PolicyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 25, 2010
Terrorism in Yemen RediscoveredCenter for American ProgressJanuary 6, 2010
Attacks Highlight Uneven Progress in IraqCenter for American ProgressDecember 8, 2009
Statement on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on AfghanistanCenter for American ProgressDecember 2, 2009
Obama Failed to Outline the Way Forward in PakistanCenter for American ProgressDecember 2, 2009
A Surge of a Different Sort for AfghanistanCenter for American ProgressDecember 1, 2009
Statement on Obama’s Upcoming Decision on AfghanistanCenter for American ProgressNovember 25, 2009
The U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Is VitalCenter for American ProgressNovember 24, 2009
The U.S. Needs Turkey for Its Middle East AgendaCenter for American ProgressNovember 23, 2009
How to Make the Afghanistan War a “Just War”Center for American ProgressNovember 19, 2009
Will the U.N.’s Withdrawal Cancel Out the U.S.’s Civilian Surge?Center for American ProgressNovember 9, 2009
Using U.S. Leverage to Strengthen Afghan GovernanceCenter for American ProgressNovember 2, 2009
Advancing Sustainable Security in South AsiaCenter for American ProgressOctober 28, 2009
Targeting Our 9/11 EnemiesCenter for American ProgressSeptember 23, 2009
The Imperfect Election Was the Easy Part …Center for American ProgressSeptember 9, 2009
Avoid the Rush to Judgment in the Afghan ElectionCenter for American ProgressAugust 24, 2009
Watching the Afghan ElectionsCenter for American ProgressAugust 19, 2009
Five Things to Watch Around Afghan ElectionsCenter for American ProgressAugust 17, 2009
Withdrawing from Iraq: Schedules, Risks, and Mitigating StrategiesCenter for American ProgressAugust 17, 2009
The Narrowing Window in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressAugust 11, 2009
Learning to Listen in IraqCenter for American ProgressJuly 22, 2009
Understanding the Terrorist ThreatCenter for American ProgressJuly 21, 2009
Window of Opportunity for a Two-State SolutionCenter for American ProgressJuly 15, 2009
Rethinking “Advising and Training” in IraqCenter for American ProgressJuly 14, 2009
Ask the Expert: Mitchell Goes Back to Israel and PalestineCenter for American ProgressJuly 13, 2009
After Redeployment from Iraqi CitiesCenter for American ProgressJune 30, 2009
Obama in Egypt: A Vision for Democracy PromotionCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2009
Meeting the Challenges in PakistanCenter for American ProgressMay 27, 2009
The Missing Piece in the Pakistan PuzzleCenter for American ProgressMay 7, 2009
More Money and Counterinsurgency Training Alone Aren’t the Answer in PakistanCenter for American ProgressMay 1, 2009
First Impressions from PakistanCenter for American ProgressApril 27, 2009
Talking TurkeyCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2009
The Next Likely Step for Terror Networks Is More Attacks in the Heart of PakistanCenter for American ProgressMarch 31, 2009
A Standoff in Central BaghdadCenter for American ProgressMarch 30, 2009
Gulf States Essential for an Integrated Regional StrategyCenter for American ProgressMarch 19, 2009
Analysis from a Trip to the Arab GulfCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2009
Blogging a Trip to the Arab GulfCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2009
Constitutionalism Abroad: How Do We Actually Do This?Center for American ProgressFebruary 24, 2009
Democracy Promotion in the Middle East and the Obama AdministrationCenter for American ProgressFebruary 18, 2009
Managing the Transition in U.S. PolicyCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2009
Operation Safe Haven Iraq 2009Center for American ProgressJanuary 12, 2009
The Neglected AllianceCenter for American ProgressDecember 8, 2008
The Case for Keeping GatesCenter for American ProgressDecember 1, 2008
Partnership for ProgressCenter for American ProgressNovember 17, 2008
Dealing with IraqCenter for American ProgressOctober 21, 2008
The Case for Keeping GatesCenter for American ProgressOctober 14, 2008
New Provincial Election Law Passes in IraqCenter for American ProgressSeptember 26, 2008
Iraq’s Political Transition Not Meeting BenchmarksCenter for American ProgressSeptember 25, 2008
A New Policy Toward PakistanCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2008
Iraq’s Political Transition After the SurgeCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2008
Victory in Iraq Declared, Not AchievedCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2008
Standoff in KhanaqinCenter for American ProgressAugust 29, 2008
America’s Post-Musharraf PolicyCenter for American ProgressAugust 21, 2008
Musharraf’s Resignation Creates an Opening for U.S. PolicyCenter for American ProgressAugust 18, 2008
Why Turkey Made the Right DecisionCenter for American ProgressAugust 1, 2008
Crisis in WaitingCenter for American ProgressJuly 30, 2008
Bush Meets With Pakistan’s LeaderCenter for American ProgressJuly 28, 2008
The Kirkuk ImpasseCenter for American ProgressJuly 28, 2008
The Prosperity AgendaCenter for American ProgressJuly 23, 2008
Our Work Doesn’t End with the SurgeCenter for American ProgressJune 27, 2008
International Affairs Forum Interview with Brian KatulisCenter for American ProgressJune 25, 2008
America’s Dangerous Blind Spot in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressMay 30, 2008
The United States Can Do More for Iraqi RefugeesCenter for American ProgressApril 30, 2008
Dealing with MilitantsCenter for American ProgressApril 29, 2008
Transforming U.S. Policy Toward PakistanCenter for American ProgressApril 16, 2008
Strategic confusionCenter for American ProgressApril 11, 2008
Hazy Iraq Benchmarks: Political Success Requires ImplementationCenter for American ProgressApril 8, 2008
How Does This End?Center for American ProgressApril 2, 2008
Resurging Iraqi Violence: Shi’a Civil War Only One of ManyCenter for American ProgressMarch 26, 2008
U.S. must end support for new Sunni militiasCenter for American ProgressMarch 21, 2008
Strategic Redeployment and Reset: A New Policy for IraqCenter for American ProgressMarch 18, 2008
Iraq Invasion Anniversary Countdown: Conservatives Jump the Gun, AgainCenter for American ProgressMarch 17, 2008
The Collapsing Myth of the SurgeCenter for American ProgressFebruary 28, 2008
Pakistan’s Enduring Challenges: Threats to U.S. Security RemainCenter for American ProgressFebruary 22, 2008
Pakistan: The Next StepsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 20, 2008
Pakistan’s Leap of FaithCenter for American ProgressFebruary 19, 2008
Turning a Corner: Pakistan Elections Offer PromiseCenter for American ProgressFebruary 19, 2008
Election May Lead to Change in U.S. Pakistan PolicyCenter for American ProgressFebruary 19, 2008
Elections Aren’t Everything: Post-Election Uncertainty in Pakistan Is AssuredCenter for American ProgressFebruary 14, 2008
Awakening to New Dangers in IraqCenter for American ProgressFebruary 13, 2008
Clock Ticks on Two Time Bombs: Attacks in Iraq Raise Questions about SurgeCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2008
After the Surge: U.S. Army Chief of Staff Casey Is Right to Be WorriedCenter for American ProgressJanuary 17, 2008
Our Ally in IslamabadCenter for American ProgressJanuary 14, 2008
Our Pakistan Problem: Turmoil Requires a Shift in U.S. PolicyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 11, 2008
Four Ticking Time BombsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2008
Getting Pakistan Right: Postponed Elections Are an OpportunityCenter for American ProgressJanuary 3, 2008
Democracy Sidetracked AgainCenter for American ProgressDecember 28, 2007
Pakistan Front and Center: Bhutto Assassination Adds to CrisisCenter for American ProgressDecember 27, 2007
Air of uncertaintyCenter for American ProgressDecember 27, 2007
Tricks of the TradeCenter for American ProgressDecember 17, 2007
The Pakistan Challenge: The United States Cannot Fail HereCenter for American ProgressDecember 14, 2007
Making Annapolis Work: Middle East Summit Requires Follow UpCenter for American ProgressNovember 26, 2007
Strategic DriftCenter for American ProgressNovember 15, 2007
Have we turned the corner in Iraq?Center for American ProgressNovember 12, 2007
Iraq Summit Strategies: Ministerial Meeting in Istanbul Requires Tangible OutcomesCenter for American ProgressNovember 2, 2007
President Bush Is Up to His Old Tricks Again on Iraq FundingCenter for American ProgressOctober 23, 2007
Ten Questions for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressOctober 23, 2007
Tensions Peak in Northern IraqCenter for American ProgressOctober 17, 2007
Asking for Help on Iraq ReconstructionCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2007
The Future of IraqCenter for American ProgressSeptember 14, 2007
How to View the Report on the SurgeCenter for American ProgressSeptember 8, 2007
Another Surge, This Time in Middle East DiplomacyCenter for American ProgressSeptember 7, 2007
Key Questions on the White House Report and Petraeus-Crocker TestimonyCenter for American ProgressSeptember 7, 2007
Deploying All Diplomatic Hands to Break Iraq’s Political DeadlockCenter for American ProgressAugust 20, 2007
Diplomatic Surge for Iraq, But New Steps Require Credible Redeployment Plan for U.S. ForcesCenter for American ProgressAugust 9, 2007
Amnesty for Insurgents Signals Failure of Escalation StrategyCenter for American ProgressJuly 20, 2007
Sweeping Change Needed, Not More TinkeringCenter for American ProgressJuly 16, 2007
Make a Pullout from Iraq Part of U.S. Strategic ResetCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2007
Iraq Study Group’s Recommendations Overtaken by Events in IraqCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2007
Motivating Iraq’s Neighbors to the TableCenter for American ProgressJuly 9, 2007
For Iraq’s Neighbors, the Gift of FearCenter for American ProgressJuly 6, 2007
Iraq Four Years Later: From “Bring ‘Em On” to Bait and SwitchCenter for American ProgressJuly 2, 2007
Four Months into the Iraq Escalation: America Mired in Iraq’s Violent Power StrugglesCenter for American ProgressJune 27, 2007
Strategic ResetCenter for American ProgressJune 25, 2007
Averting a Deeper Crisis in the Middle EastCenter for American ProgressJune 15, 2007
Killing the Patient: Iraq’s Security Forces are Part of the ProblemCenter for American ProgressJune 11, 2007
U.S. Must Lead for Middle East ProgressCenter for American ProgressMay 28, 2007
Need for Active U.S. Role in Middle EastCenter for American ProgressMay 21, 2007
New Aims, Not Blame, for IraqCenter for American ProgressMarch 26, 2007
National Security Above All in Iraq DebateCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2007
Think Local, Act Regional: Iraq’s Conflicts Require Forceful but Targeted DiplomacyCenter for American ProgressMarch 9, 2007
Real Threat to Christianity Drags on in IraqCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2007
A New Way Forward in IraqCenter for American ProgressFebruary 26, 2007
Resolution TimeCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2007
Stop the Surge: Escalating the War in Iraq is WrongCenter for American ProgressJanuary 11, 2007
U.S. must resist ‘military surge’ and push for ‘diplomatic surge’Center for American ProgressJanuary 4, 2007
The Critical Choice in IraqCenter for American ProgressDecember 27, 2006
Highlight: Strategic RedeploymentCenter for American ProgressNovember 8, 2006
What’s Really Scary: Staying the Course Boosts TerrorismCenter for American ProgressOctober 31, 2006
Meet the New Iraq Plan, Same as the Old Iraq PlanCenter for American ProgressOctober 25, 2006
Twenty Questions on IraqCenter for American ProgressSeptember 13, 2006
Changing Direction in Iraq: The Case for RedeploymentCenter for American ProgressJune 20, 2006
Striking the Right Balance in IraqCenter for American ProgressMay 5, 2006
Strategic Redeployment 2.0Center for American ProgressMay 1, 2006
AllCenter for American ProgressMarch 27, 2006
America in Iraq Three Years LaterCenter for American ProgressMarch 19, 2006
America’s Unfinished Debate on IraqCenter for American ProgressJanuary 30, 2006
Memo to the Community on IraqCenter for American ProgressDecember 15, 2005
Memo to the Community on Iraq and the War on TerrorCenter for American ProgressDecember 6, 2005
Strategic RedeploymentCenter for American ProgressSeptember 29, 2005
Strategic RedeploymentCenter for American ProgressSeptember 29, 2005
Three Keys to the Cowed Arab MediaCenter for American ProgressMay 24, 2005
Use Free Trade Agreements to Fight Corruption and Promote DemocracyCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2004