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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
In order to avoid another costly war in the Middle East, the United States must prioritize diplomacy and a more balanced regional stabilization strategy.
Mar 12, 2020
Ahead of the State of the Union, here’s the real state of national security under President Trump.
Feb 3, 2020
Kelly Magsamen, Alexandra Schmitt
Trump’s reckless Syria policy makes America less safe and empowers Putin’s Russia.
Dec 6, 2019
Brian Katulis, James Lamond
President Trump’s withdrawal from Syria has thrown the region into chaos, shattered American credibility, and uncovered deep problems with U.S. policy toward Turkey.
Oct 24, 2019
It is time to end the war in Afghanistan responsibly and make a strategic transition to more pressing U.S. national security challenges.
Jul 29, 2019
Kelly Magsamen, Michael Fuchs
How the Trump administration has blundered into confrontation with Tehran.
May 21, 2019
Kelly Magsamen, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, 1 More
Despite Turkish leaders’ frequent insistence that Syrian refugees will return home, privately, they seem to be preparing for the likelihood that most will remain permanently.
Mar 13, 2019
The United States can play a role in helping Iraqi Kurds transition from crisis to progress.
Dec 18, 2018
Congress needs to do real oversight about how and whether the current wars should continue before considering any new AUMF.
Dec 14, 2018
Ken Gude, Kate Martin
Actor Rosamund Pike and director Matthew Heineman sit down with Daniella and Ed to discuss their new film, "A Private War," which tells the story of Mary Colvin, a war journalist who died in 2012 while covering the war in Syria.
Nov 15, 2018
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Ed Chung, Rachel Rosen, 1 More
The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.
Oct 2, 2018
To best advance U.S. interests and values, the United States should launch a renewed diplomatic effort to de-escalate Syria’s civil war.
Jul 19, 2018
Brian Katulis, Alexander Bick, Peter Juul, 1 More
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