Political Upheaval in the Middle East

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Supporting the Syrian Opposition Report
Black smoke leaps into the air from shelling by pro-Assad forces in a residential area in Aleppo, Syria. (AP/Manu Brabo)

Supporting the Syrian Opposition

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.

Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Ken Sofer, 2 More Peter Juul, Brian Katulis

Jordan in the Eye of the Storm Report

Jordan in the Eye of the Storm

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.

Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad

Tunisia’s Struggle for Political Pluralism After Ennahda Report

Tunisia’s Struggle for Political Pluralism After Ennahda

This report examines intra-Islamist debates on political change and the battle of ideas against violent extremism in North Africa.

Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Peter Juul, 1 More Brian Katulis

Fragmenting Under Pressure Report
President Donald Trump greets Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as he arrives at the White House, April 3, 2017, in Washington. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

Fragmenting Under Pressure

This report provides a snapshot of current trends among Islamists in Egypt, offers an overview of the enduring weaknesses and divisions in the country, and recommends how the United States can address one of the most important strategic priorities in the Middle East.

Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad, Brian Katulis

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