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Negotiations around a “megadeal” for Saudi Arabia’s normalization with Israel should ensure the deal advances, rather than undermines, regional stability and prosperity.
Sep 28, 2023
Gordon Gray discusses Tunisian President Kais Saied's recent visit to the United States.
Dec 26, 2022
The National Interest
Alan Makovsky, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, provided testimony on March 31, 2022, before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the United States’ involvement in the Eastern Mediterranean amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.
May 2, 2022
The Biden administration can rebalance America’s policy in the Middle East through diplomacy, economic statecraft, and security cooperation—all while shifting away from direct military action.
Dec 16, 2021
Brian Katulis, Peter Juul
The Biden administration signaled an effort to shift overall U.S. policy by prioritizing diplomacy and making some modest shifts on the military front, but key human security challenges loom on the horizon.
Sep 7, 2021
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
Aug 17, 2021
Alexandra Schmitt, Elisa Massimino
Ensuring stability in northern Syria will require international engagement that balances humanitarian concerns with the moral hazard created by Turkey’s occupation.
May 26, 2021
Max Hoffman, Alan Makovsky
The Biden administration has put U.S. foreign policy back on track and can continue crafting a sustainable and progressive national security agenda.
May 6, 2021
Katrina Mulligan, Alexandra Schmitt, Siena Cicarelli
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
Oct 19, 2020
the CAP National Security and International Policy Team
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.
CAP executive vice president for policy Mara Rudman testified before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism.
Apr 27, 2020
Ongoing conflicts and political repression reflect enduring regional challenges in the Middle East during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 22, 2020
Peter Juul, Jenna Sjogren
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