Executive Vice President, Policy
The Biden administration has put U.S. foreign policy back on track and can continue crafting a sustainable and progressive national security agenda.
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
Ongoing conflicts and political repression reflect enduring regional challenges in the Middle East during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to avoid another costly war in the Middle East, the United States must prioritize diplomacy and a more balanced regional stabilization strategy.
Brian Katulis and Peter Juul write about Iran's capacity to engage in asymmetrical warfare such as cyberattacks and acts of terrorism.
Michael Fuchs argues that while President Trump's policies have escalated tensions in the Middle East and brought the United States to the brink of war, the only responsible path forward with Iran is de-escalation and diplomacy.
Lawrence Korb provides some historical context on U.S.-Iran relations and the importance of keeping these past incidents in mind as the United States considers its next steps with Iran.
Author Daniel Benaim argues that one of the most dramatic consequences of the Trump administration's recent assassination of Iranian commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani is its impact on the United States' crucial relationship with Iraq.
Author Kelly Magsamen explains the likely outcomes of the Trump administration's recent assassination of Iranian commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani and what actions the United States can take to deter future Iranian aggression.
Author Michael Fuchs explains why the United States' assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani will embolden Iran’s hardliners, further destabilize the region, and put American lives across the world at risk.
How the Trump administration has blundered into confrontation with Tehran.