Topic: Saban Center for Middle East Policy
Can the government of President Mohamed Morsi survive – and what do its struggles portend for a region where other Islamist political movements are on the rise?
A conflict that was supposed to be a quick in-and-out operation lasted nearly nine years – and has left a deep imprint on the policy of American intervention.
12/10/2011 12:45 pm
In a new poll in Israel, Mr. Obama earns a favorable rating of 54 percent from Israeli Jews – up an impressive 13 percent compared to last year. Still, he's not as popular as former US presidents Bill Clinton or George W. Bush.
12/03/2011 10:40 am
Concerns are mounting that Syria's uprising could descend into civil war as clashes between Syrian Army soldiers and protesters intensify.
10/14/2011 10:13 am
Even as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas asked the UN to recognize Palestinian statehood, diplomatic leaders proposed a new timeline for Mideast peace talks. It's unclear what happens next.
09/23/2011 05:52 pm
Seeing peril from a UN vote in September on Palestinian statehood, the Mideast Quartet is seeking a way to bring Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table, which has sat empty for months.
07/10/2011 05:14 pm
Gen. David Petraeus is on Capitol Hill Thursday for his confirmation hearing for the CIA post. The US is moving away from his troop-heavy approach to war, including, to a degree, in Afghanistan.
06/23/2011 02:58 pm
President Obama wants Qaddafi out, but doesn't want to use military operations to do it. How that tension plays out could determine the success of the mission.
03/28/2011 08:10 pm
Egypt's street revolution represents a threat to the US and the capitalist system, some tea party icons say, while in the GOP establishment others see it as the spread of freedom to the Arab world.
02/09/2011 09:00 pm
Three scenarios for the way the uprising might end and what it all means for the US, Israel, and Iran.
02/04/2011 03:50 pm