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April 15, 2014

Turmoil in the Middle East

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Hoover fellows comment on the events in the Middle East. Will the revolutions beget counterrevolutions and new rounds of repression and revolt?

The following are links to articles, videos, podcasts, and books by Hoover fellows concerning the mayhem in the Middle East.

Ajami notes that Egypt must avoid its dictatorial past on Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)
Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses the violence and governmental transition in Egypt, saying that the country must avoid falling back into a dictatorial leadership (19:10)

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Visit The Caravan, a periodic symposium on the contemporary dilemmas of the greater Middle East.

Articles/op-eds/blogs

A One-State Mideast Solution? It Won't Work.
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, April 3, 2014

Build the Infrastructure for Arab-Israeli Peace
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, March 17, 2014

The Goal of the Boycott
By Russell A. Berman
Los Angeles Review of Books, March 16, 2014

Is the GCC in Peril?
By Joshua Teitelbaum
The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, March 12, 2014

Obama's Syria Debacle Laid Bare
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2014

Ariel Sharon’s journey from soldier to statesman
By Henry Kissinger
The Washington Post, January 13, 2014

Obama and the Sunni-Shiite War
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2014

Murder in Beirut
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, January 1, 2014

10 Roadblocks to Mideast Peace
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, December 31, 2013

Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitmacy and Security
By Joshua Teitelbaum
The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, December 17, 2013

On Iran, Divide Among Israelis Is Not So Large
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, December 12, 2013

The Forgotten Islamist Threat
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Defining Ideas, December 11, 2013

Iran, Syria And Obama's Disappearing Red Line For Assad
By Russell A. Berman
Investor's Business Daily, December 5, 2013

History casts doubt upon non-aggression pact with Iran
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, December 4, 2013

Desperate for a Nuclear Deal With Iran
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), December 3, 2013

Why Obama Keeps Putting Up With Karzai’s Chutzpah
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, November 26, 2013

The Saudis and Israelis Know Best
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, November 25, 2013

Hezbollah Suffers Syria Blowback in Beirut Bombings
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, November 20, 2013

The Case for Stronger Sanctions on Iran
By Reuel Marc Gerecht and Mark Dubowitz
Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2013

The Double-Dealing Middle East Is Double Dealt
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, November 4, 2013

The Kurds Get A Second Chance in Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, October 31, 2013

A Must-Read Book for Brokers of Mideast Peace Talks
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, October 27, 2013

Saudi Arabia's Unhappy. So What?
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy, October 23, 2013

America Is Intervened Out
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, October 15, 2013

Let's Give Out Our Own Nobel Prize
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, October 14, 2013

Mr. Netanyahu and the end of days
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Content Agency, October 9, 2013

The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2013

Prestige and Power in Statecraft
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas, October 3, 2013

The Perilous Future of Afghanistan
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Defining Ideas, October 2, 2013

Game Changers
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Content Agency, October 2, 2013

The Caravan: Barack Houdini: Making Syria Disappear
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, October 1, 2013

What Iran Is Asking Us to Believe
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 30, 2013

Overseas Contingency Operations and Such
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, September 29, 2013

The Path to Peace in the Holy Land
By Peter Berkowitz
Defining Ideas, September 26, 2013

The Caravan: Letter from Istanbul: Where have the Americans gone? Who invited the Russians back?
By Asli Aydintasbas
Advancing a Free Society, September 25, 2013

The Caravan: Not Really About Syria
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Advancing a Free Society, September 23, 2013

How Obama Was Checkmated by Iran
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, September 23, 2013

Goodbye Syria, On to Iran!
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, September 22, 2013

President Rouhani and Peace Studies
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 22, 2013

The Caravan: On the Syria Crisis
By Charles Hill
Advancing a Free Society, September 19, 2013

Syria Postmortem
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 19, 2013

Obama and Assad Buy a Precious Commodity: Time
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, September 18, 2013

The Caravan: Not the Right Leader
By Russell Berman
Advancing A Free Society, September 18, 2013

Syria and American Leadership
By Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas, September 17, 2013

The Caravan: The End of Syria?
By Itmar Rabinovich
Advancing a Free Society, September 16, 2013

Syria in the Age of Myth
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, September 15, 2013

Obama Is Lost in the Mideast Bazaar
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2013

Putin - Saruman Come Alive
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 12, 2013

The Caravan: Syria and the Decline of the West
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, September 12, 2013

The Caravan: Syria and the New World (Dis)order
By Tunku Varadarajan
Advancing a Free Society, September 12, 2013

14 Things Obama Should Have Said in His Syria Speech
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy, September 11, 2013

This crisis resolves little in Syria but says a lot about the United States
By Timothy Garton Ash
The Guardian, September 11, 2013

Watching the Middle East Implode
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas, September 11, 2013

Second-Time Farce on Syria
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy, September 10, 2013

Obama's Farce: He sold his plan for bombing Syria on flawed political assumptions
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 10, 2013

An Uncertain Era in the Arab World
By Frederick W. Kagan
Strategika, September 10, 2013

In the Arab World, U.S. Leadership Still in Hibernation
By Andrew Roberts
Strategika, September 10, 2013

Arab Spring and American Winter
By Bing West
Strategika, September 10, 2013

Syria and Obama: Part II
By Thomas Sowell
Creators.com, September 10, 2013

Syria and Obama
By Thomas Sowell
Creators.com, September 10, 2013

A Fundamental Absence of Seriousness
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 9, 2013

Israel Must Bring Ultra-Orthodox Into the Fold
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, September 8, 2013

Obama's Syria Address: Warrior President Seeks Warrior Precedent
By Bill Whalen
Advancing A Free Society, September 8, 2013

Bombing Syria?
By Gary Becker
The Becker-Posner Blog, September 8, 2013

How does history vote on Syria?
By Victor Davis Hanson
The Fresno Bee, September 7, 2013

Who Shrunk America?
By Tunku Varadarajan
The Daily Beast, September 5, 2013

In Support of Congressional Authorization on Syria
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy, September 5, 2013

Would Bombing Syria be a 'Just War'?
By Robert P. George
Hoover Daily Report, September 5, 2013

Syria in Historical Context
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 5, 2013

The Senate Draft AUMF for Syria is Narrower Than the Administration’s Draft, But Still Broad In Some Respects
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, September 4, 2013

Counterintuitively Risky
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), September 4, 2013

The High Cost of a Quick Syria Campaign
By Josef Joffe
Wall Street Journal, September 2, 2013

Bad Reasons for Bombing Syria
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Mag.com, September 2, 2013

Obama Indicts Obama
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, September 1, 2013

What Happened to the Rule of Law?
By Jack Goldsmith
New York Times, August 31, 2013

Syria is set to become a fractured state like the former Yugoslavia
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Guardian (UK), August 31, 2013

On Syria, Obama Administration Disproves Obama Doctrine
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), August 31, 2013

Destroy Assad’s Regime, or Hold Your Fire
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, August 29, 2013

What Is the Syria Plan?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), August 29, 2013

Is The War to Save Face or Save Lives?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, August 29, 2013

History suggests intervention in Syria will be bad for business
By Mark Harrison
Mark Harrison's Blog, August 29, 2013

Why Doesn’t President Obama Seek Congressional Approval for Syria?
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, August 28, 2013

Syrian Surrealities
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), August 28, 2013

Coptic Christianity Meets the Modern World
By Samuel Tadros
Christianity Today, August 25, 2013

The Shame of Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Defining Ideas, August 23, 2013

Egypt goes from bad to worse
By Kori Schake
Daily Caller (DC), August 22, 2013

Excising the ‘Cancer’ in Egypt
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, August 21, 2013

A Coptic Monument to Survival, Destroyed
By Samuel Tadros
Wall Street Journal, August 21, 2013

The Middle East: All Bad Choices
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review, August 20, 2013

Reality Versus Mirages in Egypt
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, August 20, 2013

Obama’s Middle East Mess
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review, August 15, 2013

The True Nature of a Coup Revealed
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2013

Pakistan's religious minority problem
By Robert P. George
Foreign Policy, August 9, 2013

America as Pill Bug
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review, August 8, 2013

More on that Non-Jaw-Dropping, Non-U-Turn by Bill Lietzau
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, August 8, 2013

The Caravan: The Great Schism
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, August 7, 2013

A “Jaw-Dropping U-Turn” Story that Isn’t
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, August 7, 2013

Iran's New President Makes a Promising First Move
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, August 6, 2013

The Caravan: An Islamist Moment?
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Advancing a Free Society, August 5, 2013

The Caravan: Pity Egypt, It Has No Liberals
By Samuel Tadros
Advancing a Free Society, August 2, 2013

Victory or Death: The Muslim Brotherhood in the Trenches
By Samuel Tadros
Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, August 2, 2013

The Caravan: The Regional Ramifications of Morsi’s Removal from Power
By Itamar Rabinovich
Advancing a Free Society, July 31, 2013

The Caravan: A Coup is a Coup is a Coup
By Tunku Varadarajan
Advancing a Free Society, July 29, 2013

The Caravan: US Policy, Egypt and the Democracy Movement
By Russell A. Berman
Advancing a Free Society, July 26, 2013

Christian Tragedy in the Muslim World
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas, July 25, 2013

The Caravan: The Egyptian Coup: Deliverance or the Past Again?
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, July 24, 2013

All we can do for Syria now is donate to the relief effort
By Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian (UK), July 24, 2013

Egypt's Islamists Will Rise Again
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2013

The Caravan: Egyptomania
By Charles Hill
Advancing a Free Society, July 24, 2013

Egypt’s Army, Hardened in Bureaucracy, Not War
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, July 17, 2013

What do the Islamists Want
By Max Boot
Strategika, July 17, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood Were Rebels Without a Clue
By Samuel Tadros (featured)
Breitbart.com, July 15, 2013

Obama’s Authoritarians
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, July 12, 2013

Egypt’s Islamists are out but not down
By Fouad Ajami
Washington Post, July 12, 2013

Talking Egypt’s Counter Revolution
By Samuel Tadros
Foreign Policy Research Institute, July 12, 2013

Talking Nonsense on Egypt: A Mossadegh Moment in U.S. Foreign Policy
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), July 9, 2013

A Coup by Any Other Name
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, July 4, 2013

Egypt's Rocky Road Into the Unknown
By Paul Roderick Gregory
Forbes, July 3, 2013

American Freedom and Egypt's Coup
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), July 3, 2013

Egypt on the Brink—With No Clear Way Back
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, July 2, 2013

For Egypt’s Liberals, Noise Doesn’t Equal Power
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, June 27, 2013

A Bear in the Desert
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, June 25, 2013

Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan
By Fouad Ajami
Defining Ideas, June 23, 2013

The Briefing: President Obama’s Wartime Address
By Ruth Wedgwood
Advancing a Free Society, June 19, 2013

John McCain’s Syria Delusions
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, June 18, 2013

Rowhani Is a Tool of Iran’s Rulers
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Room for Debate (New York Times), June 17, 2013

The AUMF Should Be Amended, Not Voided
By Thomas H. Henriksen
US News and World Report, June 17, 2013

Patience With All Things in Iran
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, June 17, 2013

Least Worst Candidate Wins Iran's Presidential Election
By Paul Roderick Gregory
Forbes, June 15, 2013

The Briefing: The Continuing Importance of Military Commissions
By Jack Goldsmith
Advancing a Free Society, June 14, 2013

Suffice it to say
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), June 14, 2013

A Thriving American Legacy in Iraq
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, June 13, 2013

The Iran Election Is Proving Harder to Fix Than First Thought
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, June 13, 2013

The Briefing: Capture Over Kill? – The President’s Counterterrorism Speech and the Detention Conundrum
By Kenneth Anderson
Advancing a Free Society, June 13, 2013

Europe must condemn Erdogan, but without hubris or illusions
By Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian (UK), June 12, 2013

The Ayatollah's Point Man
By Abbas Milani
ForeignPolicy.com, June 12, 2013

The Briefing: Obama’s Guantanamo Legacy
By Matthew Waxman
Advancing a Free Society, June 12, 2013

Oversimplifying Israel
By Peter Berkowitz
National Interest, June 11, 2013

The Briefing: The Guantanamo Misfire
By Benjamin Wittes
Advancing a Free Society, June 11, 2013

The Briefing: A Beautiful & Tragic Speech
By Philip Bobbitt
Advancing a Free Society, June 10, 2013

The Briefing, Part II
By Peter Berkowitz
Advancing a Free Society, June 10, 2013

A Middle Eastern Tinderbox
By Itamar Rabinovich
Defining Ideas, June 6, 2013

Where’s the Patriotic Wrath Over Benghazi?
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, June 6, 2013

Leading From Behind in Syria?
By Richard Epstein
Defining Ideas, June 4, 2013

The Other Benghazi Scandal
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, June 3, 2013

A strategy for intervention in Syria: help the refugees
By Kori Schake
Guardian (UK), May 31, 2013

Hating the West and Reaping Its Privileges
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, May 28, 2013

Blame for Benghazi Goes Deeper Than a Conspiracy
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Bloomberg View, May 28, 2013

George Washington's Benghazi Blues
By Elizabeth (Lisa) Cobbs Hoffman
Jerusalem Post, May 27, 2013

What is Hezbollah?
By Fouad Ajami
Defining Ideas, May 23, 2013

The Case for Drones
By Kenneth Anderson
Commentary, May 23, 2013

Can a Nuclear Iran be Prevented with Sanctions or is Preemptive Military Action Required?
By the Hoover Institution
Strategika, May 21, 2013

Incremental Goals Are Key in Kerry's Peace Quest
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, May 20, 2013

Obama’s Iran Gamble
By Kori Schake
Defining Ideas, May 16, 2013

Turkey’s Stubborn Erdogan Is Undone by Obama, Assad
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg View, May 14, 2013

Terrorism as Therapy
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, May 13, 2013

Count Me Out on Syria
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, May 13, 2013

A Syria policy even Obama could love
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), May 13, 2013

Lies About Libya
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, May 13, 2013

Neither, Secretary Clinton
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), May 12, 2013

In Syria’s war, the lines that matter aren’t red
By Fouad Ajami
Washington Post, May 9, 2013

Hoping for change in Syria
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, May 8, 2013

Is Benghazi Becoming a Watergate, or Iran-Contra, or Both?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), May 6, 2013

Terrorism: Is U.S. imperialism inviting it?
By Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
San Jose Mercury News, May 3, 2013

Afghanistan’s Corruption, and America’s Too
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg News, May 2, 2013

Terrorism and The Obama Doctrine
By Kenneth Anderson and Benjamin Wittes
Defining Ideas, May 2, 2013

An Irrelevant Middle East
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, May 2, 2013

The Case for Intervening in Syria
By Larry Diamond
Atlantic, April 25, 2013

Barack Obama Revived George Bush's Popularity (But Not for the Reason You Think)
By Tod Lindberg
New Republic, April 25, 2013

Brief Interviews with Hideous Terrorists
By Jessica Stern
ForeignPolicy, April 25, 2013

We glimpse in Syria the ghost of wars to come
By Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian (UK), April 24, 2013

The Paradoxes of the Boston Bombings
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, April 21, 2013

Boston’s Terror and the Children of the Fault Lines
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg News, April 19, 2013

The Caravan: The Nemesis of the Welfare State
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, April 19, 2013

Illusions About Why Muslim Brothers Kill
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, April 19, 2013

U.S. Caution and Arab Restraint Mark a New Terror Era
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg News, April 18, 2013

The Caravan: Rebuilding the Turkish Empire: Fantasy or Reality?
By Asli Aydintasbas
Advancing a Free Society, April 17, 2013

The Caravan: Rescuing Rescue
By Leon Wieseltier
Advancing a Free Society, April 15, 2013

The Caravan: Here We Are on Syria and Iran
By Itamar Rabinovich
Advancing a Free Society, April 12, 2013

Iran’s North Korean Future
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, April 11, 2013

A Candid Discussion with Abbas Milani
Abbas Milani
Foreign Policy Association, April 11, 2013

The Caravan: The Hour of Europe?
By Russell Berman
Advancing a Free Society, April 10, 2013

America’s civil war provides lessons for Syria
By Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
U-T Opinion Online, April 10, 2013

The Caravan: World Order After The Pax Americana
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, April 8, 2013

The Caravan: Nixon Predicts
By Charles Hill
Advancing a Free Society, April 8, 2013

Middle East 'Democracy'
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, April 3, 2013

How Obama Is Failing Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg News, March 27, 2013

Wait, Did the System Just Work?
By Amy Zegart
Foreign Policy, March 27, 2013

Why Did We Invade Iraq?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 26, 2013

What Is a WMD Red Line—and Why?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 26, 2013

The Maliki Slapdown
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 25, 2013

Iraq – Agony, Ordeal, and Recovery
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, March 25, 2013

Words Matter
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy, March 25, 2013

The Banality of Evil
By Fouad Ajami
Defining Ideas, March 20, 2013

One Bright Spot in All This
By Kiron Skinner
Room for Debate (New York Times), March 20, 2013

Russian Television: Partial Release of Hacked Hillary Clinton Emails
By Paul Roderick Gregory
Forbes, March 19, 2013

Who Will Bell America?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 19, 2013

Was the Iraq War About Oil?
By David Henderson
EconLog, March 19, 2013

Ten Years Ago, an Honorable War Began With Wide Support
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2013

Much Rides on Obama's Visit to Israel
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, March 18, 2013

American Foreign Policy and the Tyranny of Old Ideas
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, March 8, 2013

How to Prevent Atrocities
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, March 11, 2013

The View From Tehran
By Kori Schake
Defining Ideas, March 6, 2013

John Kerry's Syrian Second Chance
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2013

Is the "War on Terror" Lawful?
By Robert Chesney; Jack Goldsmith; Matthew Waxman; and Benjamin Wittes
Defining Ideas, February 25, 2013

The Pharaoh Fell, but His Poisonous Legacy Lingers
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2013

The Silence of the Drones
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, February 10, 2013

The Coming War in the Middle East
By Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rayburn
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), February 6, 2013

The West’s Shameful Demonization of Israel
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, February 4, 2013

The Briefing: Gaza, the ICC and the Difficulties of American Cohabitation
By Ruth Wedgwood
Advancing a Free Society, February 4, 2013

Not Just Another Movie
By Amy Zegart
Foreign Policy, January 30, 2013

The Briefing: Libya, Syria and, the “Responsibility to Protect"
By Tod Lindberg
Advancing a Free Society, January 29, 2013

Shouting Louder
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, January 29, 2013

Gaddafiphilia
By Fouad Ajami
Newsweek, January 28, 2013

Ajami on Algeria
By Fouad Ajami
Hoover/New Republic, January 25, 2013

The Briefing: What to Do About Growing Extra-AUMF Threats?
By Jack Goldsmith
Advancing a Free Society, January 23, 2013

What Difference?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), January 23, 2013

The New World Disorder
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, January 21, 2013

Our Old Grand Fantasies About Radical Islam
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, January 21, 2013

In Vietnam vets Hagel and Kerry, Obama finds champions of retrenchment
By Fouad Ajami
Washington Post, January 18, 2013

U.S. Will Leave Afghanistan to Warlords and Taliban
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, January 16, 2013

Our Sort-of War on Terror
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, January 14, 2013

First time tragedy, second time farce
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), January 14, 2013

The Struggle for the Fertile Crescent
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, January 13, 2013

'Forsaken by the West': Obama and the Betrayal of Democracy in Bahrain
By Larry Diamond
The Atlantic, January 9, 2013

Israelis Await New Government Amid Old Security Perils
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, January 4, 2013

The Art of Protest in 2012
By Camille Pecastaing
Defining Ideas, January 2, 2013

Shouldering Benghazi
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), December 19, 2012

Egypt's Sisyphean Struggle for Democracy
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2012

Better a Pharaoh or a Tempest?
By Fouad Ajami
Tablet Magazine, December 13, 2012

Making The Same Mistakes All Over Again?
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), December 12, 2012

The Caravan: Obama Redux – Groundhog Day
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, December 12, 2012

Democracy Promotion or Islamist Promotion?
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, December 12, 2012

The Caravan: Getting Iran Right This Time Around
By Abbas Milani
Advancing a Free Society, December 11, 2012

The Caravan: Narrow Margins and Constrained Options
By Tammy Frisby
Advancing a Free Society, December 10, 2012

The Caravan: The American Abdication
By Leon Wieseltier
Advancing a Free Society, December 7, 2012

The Caravan: Obama’s Greater Middle East
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Advancing a Free Society, December 6, 2012

The Caravan: Letter from Lebanon – Help Protect the Minorities
By Habib C. Malik
Advancing a Free Society, December 5, 2012

The Caravan: Letter From Istanbul
By Asli Aydintasbas
Advancing a Free Society, December 4, 2012

Palestinian Statehood: Politics Trumps International Law -- Again
By David Davenport
Forbes, December 4, 2012

The Caravan: Legacies To Avoid In The Middle East
By Robert Satloff
Advancing a Free Society, December 2, 2012

The Caravan: World Order in the Age of Obama
By Charles Hill
Advancing a Free Society, November 30, 2012

The Caravan: Things To Do
By Itamar Rabinovich
Advancing a Free Society, November 29, 2012

The Caravan: About that Flexibility, Mr. President
By Russell A. Berman
Advancing a Free Society, November 28, 2012

The Caravan: Obama’s Second Term – Middle Eastern Memos
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, November 27, 2012

The Ghosts of 1938 Still Haunt Our Foreign Policy
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine, November 26, 2012

Syria is central to holding together the Mideast
By Condoleezza Rice
Washington Post, November 23, 2012

Will the Arab Spring Deliver for Hamas?
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2012

A Note on the Christian Arabs
By Fouad Ajami
Tony Blair Faith Foundation, November 20, 2012

Sophocles in Benghazi
By Victor Davis Hanson
Work and Days, November 5, 2012

Obama Knew by 2PM on September 12 but Invented a False Narrative Nevertheless (and the media does not care)
By Paul Gregory
Forbes, November 4, 2012

The When We Deceive . . .
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), November 1, 2012

Niall Ferguson on Obama’s Possible Mideast Surprise
By Niall Ferguson
Daily Beast, October 29, 2012

Wow! The New York Times Tells the Truth on the Benghazi Blunder (PS Obama Is Losing)
By Paul Gregory
Forbes, October 26, 2012

What the Cuban missile crisis teaches us about Iran
By Matthew Waxman
CNN, October 26, 2012

Afghanistan: Tragedy, History, and Foresight
By Mark Harrison
Mark Harrison's Blog, October 25, 2012

Libya and Lies
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, October 23, 2012

The Wages of Libya
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), October 22, 2012

The Libya Lie
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, October 18, 2012

The president doth protest too much
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), October 18, 2012

Pakistan’s Reckoning
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, October 17, 2012

The Syrian Miasma
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), October 16, 2012

Turkey's Dangerous Assad Dilemma
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2012

Echoes of Spanish civil war in Syria
By Fouad Ajami
BBC News Magazine, October 9, 2012

Stop Presses: “Even Eric Posner Says Drone Strikes in Pakistan Are Illegal”
By Kenneth Anderson
Lawfare, October 9, 2012

Islam’s Angry Literalists Are Only at Halfway Point
By Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg, October 7, 2012

How Sectarianism Blinds the Shia to the Horrors of Syria
By Fouad Ajami
The New Republic, October 5, 2012

World Order, Under Siege?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Defining Ideas, October 3, 2012

The Ever-Stranger Case of a Murdered U.S. Ambassador
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The Neurotic Middle East
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Irwin Cotler and Abe Sofaer: The UN should take away Ahmadinejad’s annual podium of hate
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Morsi, Obama and the Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship
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We Must Deplore All Crude Attacks on Religion—Except in Reality We Don’t?
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Corner (National Review Online), September 26, 2012

President Ethelred
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How to Win an Ideological War
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Please, No More Apologies For Free Speech
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Embassy Protestors Use the Palestinian Playbook
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FrontPage Magazine, September 21, 2012

Muslim Rage And The Obama Retreat
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Middle East madness
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John Locke’s Lesson for the Arab World
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Obama on the Middle East
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Obama’s Middle East Delusions
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Laugh or Cry?
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Why is the Arab World So Easily Offended?
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Pay No Attention to the Burning Flags, Stormed Consulates, and Dead Americans . . .
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Corner (National Review Online), September 14, 2012

We Seem to Have Learned Nothing from 9/11
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There Must Be Ongoing Debate over the Embassy Attacks
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National Review Online, September 13, 2012

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Romney gets it right
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God and Jerusalem
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Eleven Years of the Same Mistake
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FrontPage Magazine, September 11, 2012

The Humpty-Dumpty Middle East
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Obama’s Callow, Cruel Reaction to Syrian Massacres
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Paul Ryan and principled foreign policy
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A Cold War for Iran
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Waiting Out the War in Syria
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The Muslim Brothers Take Over Egypt
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FrontPage Magazine, August 20, 2012

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The Caravan: Turkey’s Offer
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The Caravan: Promoting Democracy, Promoting Change: European Lessons
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The Caravan: Engaging Fundamentalists
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Mistaking symptoms for causes
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The Caravan: Turbulence
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Strategy in an Age of Terror
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Defining Ideas, August 8, 2012

The Caravan: Their Time
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Advancing a Free Society, August 7, 2012

No Surprises: Israel, America, and Spying
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National Review Online, August 7, 2012

Talking to Islamists in Power
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Advancing a Free Society, August 6, 2012

Another Gaffe by the Media: Romney in Israel
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Forbes, August 6, 2012

The Popular Front Against Iran
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Tablet Magazine, August 2, 2012

The Foreign Policy of David Axelrod
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Defining Ideas, August 1, 2012

Islam, Democracy and the Long View of History
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The Muddle East
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National Review Online, July 31, 2012

Romney and the Palestinian Culture of Destruction
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FrontPage Magazine, July 31, 2012

Romney’s Remarkable Speech in Jerusalem
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Corner (National Review Online), July 30, 2012

A White House that keeps no secrets
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Iraqi ironies
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Sixty Years of Egyptian Misery
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National Review Online, July 24, 2012

As Assad Regime Totters, The Kremlin And Beijing Shudder
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Syria's War Hits the House of Assad
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Obama: Counterterrorist-in-Chief
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Defining Ideas, July 19, 2012

Before Taking on Syria, U.S. Should Heed Lesson of the Past
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Defining Ideas, July 19, 2012

Unintended Consequences of Intervention
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Anarchy Surrounds Israel
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Corner (National Review Online), July 18, 2012

Blowing up history
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Tribune Media Services, July 17, 2012

Democracy Grows Bolder in Iran
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The Democracy Delusion and Obama’s Failed Mideast Policy
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FrontPage Magazine, July 16, 2012

To Topple Assad, Unleash the CIA
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Egypt’s real ruler: military leader Tantawi
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The Obama Foreign Policy
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National Review Online, July 3, 2012

To Florida and Ohio, by way of Israel
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Islam vs. History
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Corner (National Review Online), July 2, 2012

Proxy Detention in Somalia, and the Detention-Drone Tradeoff
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The Saudi Gazette Wants Guantanamo Closed
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Lawfare, June 29, 2012

An Islamist Middle East?
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Defining Ideas, June 27, 2012

What to Expect From the Muslim Brotherhood
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Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2012

After an Israeli Strike on Iran
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National Review Online, June 25, 2012

An Islamist democracy?
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Shadow Government (Foreign Policy),June 25, 2012

America, Russia and the Tragedy of Syria
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Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2012

Time for U.S. to rattle the saber
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Washington Times, June 18, 2012

Stay out of the Syrian morass
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Washington Times, June 13, 2012

The Many Faces of Islamist Politicking
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Policy Review, June 1, 2012

Cyber-Attacks and Secrecy
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Lawfare, June 1, 2012

The Syrian Rebellion
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Defining Ideas, May 31, 2012

How to bring Bashar Assad to the table
By Stephen Krasner and David Gordon
Politico, May 30, 2012

Counting Palestine Refugees
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National Review Online, May 29, 2012

How to Do Nothing
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Shadow Government (Foreign Policy),May 28, 2012

The Iranian Leadership's Continuing Declarations of Intent to Destroy Israel
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel),May 28, 2012

Egypt's Next Leader Won't Be A Creature of Tahrir Square
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Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2012

The bad/good idea of removing Assad
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Tribune Media Services, May 24, 2012

Aid in a time of austerity: Adios, smart power
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Shadow Government (Foreign Policy),May 23, 2012

Iran Rope-A-Dopes the West Again
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FrontPage Magazine May 23, 2012

An underwhelming approach to Iran’s nuclear ambitions
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Washington Post, May 22, 2012

Uncovering Early Islam
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National Review Online, May 16, 2012

Mr. Anderson visits the ‘Lost World’
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Anderson Cooper 360 Blog (CNN.com), May 14, 2012

Is the War on Terror Really All That Over?
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Corner (National Review Online), May 9, 2012

An echo of regrettable history
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Washington Times, May 3, 2012

America's Syria Abdication
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Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2012

The Islamist Road to Democracy
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Wall Street Journal, April 22, 2012

Islam’s Cartoon Missionaries
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 17, 2012

Nothing Left
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Advancing a Free Society, April 16, 2012

The Great Retreat
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Advancing a Free Society, April 16, 2012

To stay, to quit, or to soldier on in Afghanistan?
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Advancing a Free Society, April 16, 2012

Under Eastern Eyes
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Advancing a Free Society, April 16, 2012

Consolidating Gains and Hardening the Afghan State Against Organized Crime and Enemy Subversion
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Needed: A Political Strategy after the Deal Collapses
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Advancing a Free Society, April 16, 2012

NATO’s Role in Libya was a Joke [UPDATED
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Lawfare, April 15, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on Goldstone, the flotilla incident and more
By Peter Berkowitz
Washington Post, Aptil 13, 2012

Further Politicizing Intelligence on Iran
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Advancing a Free Society, April 8, 2012

The ICC and Palestine: A Response
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Opinio Juris, April 6, 2012

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Resists Palestinian End-Run
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Forbes.com, April 4, 2012

Slow waltz on Syria
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Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), April 4, 2012

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Makes a Sensible, if Delayed, Decision
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Advancing a Free Society, April 3, 2012

Iran’s Win, Win, Win Bomb
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National Review Online, April 3, 2012

It’s Not Road Rage, It’s Terrorism
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 3, 2012

Afghan Leaders and Troops Need Time
By Kori Schake
Room for Debate (New York Times), April 3, 2012

Obama and the Eisenhower Standard
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2012

Reconsidering the Arab Spring
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Policy Review, March 30, 2012

The second oil revolution
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, March 28, 2012

The New Anti-Semitism?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), March 28, 2012

Hating Israel
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine March 23, 2012

Israel’s Arabs, living a paradox
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, March 22, 2012

WHAM: Winning Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan and Elsewhere
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Joint Special Operations University, March 20, 2012

Taking Resilience Too Far
By Amy Zegart
Slate, March 19, 2012

Sunk Cost in War
By David Henderson
EconLog, March 16, 2012

The president finally leads the war effort
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 16, 2012

Will Afghanistan End Like Iraq or Vietnam?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 15, 2012

The Middle East Mess
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 14, 2012

Are the Saudis Playing Both Sides of the Street in Iran?
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, March 14, 2012

A Misreading of Law and History on Preemptive Strikes
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, March 11, 2012

Sick and tired of the Middle East
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, March 7, 2012

Syrian Ironies
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 6, 2012

Arab world as viewed 50 years ago
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, March 6, 2012

Iran and Obama
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, March 6, 2012

Evaluating Holder's speech on targeted killing
By Matthew Waxman
Global Public Square (CNN.com), March 5, 2012

CIA, Drones and Proxy Forces, and the Exit from Afghanistan
By Kenneth Anderson
Lawfare, March 3, 2012

Would a Military Strike Against Iran Be Legal?
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, March 2, 2012

Achtung! It's Syria!
By Russell Berman
Defining Ideas, February 29, 2012

Taking Out Dictators
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, February 29, 2012

Resettling the Mujahedeen-e Khalq of Iraq
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), February 28, 2012

Readings: Pir Zubair Shah, My Drone War
By Kenneth Anderson
Lawfare, February 27, 2012

Why Nobody Will Help the Syrian People
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New Republic, February 27, 2012

Sensitivity and Muslims
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas February 27, 2012

Being wrong differently this time
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), February 27, 2012

Qur’an Burning and Destructive Double Standards
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FrontPage Magazine February 27, 2012

America's Alibis for Not Helping Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 24, 2012

The Rescue
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Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2012

The Turkish Option
By Russell Berman
Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2012

“Rattle The Turbans” – Defeating Iran in Syria
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Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2012

Syria and Iran: Kindred Souls?
By Abbas Milani
Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2012

Iranian Threat Heats Up
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine February 22, 2012

Nuclear Realities
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, February 21, 2012

Peculiar proliferation of Palestine refugees
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, February 21, 2012

The Coming Attack on Iran
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, February 20, 2012

The People of Blood and Jihad
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine February 20, 2012

Good News From Afghanistan
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, February 18, 2012

Demand for Special Operations Will Increase
By Thomas Henriksen
Debate Club (U.S. News & World Report), February 17, 2012

A Tour of Egypt's Half-Finished Revolution
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, February 17, 2012

The Muslim Brothers Get Paid to Threaten America
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine February 16, 2012

The Libyan Non-Model
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, February 14, 2012

Reflections a Year after Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), February 13, 2012

A Kosovo Model for Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2012

One More Reason Not To Want This Iranian Government In Possession of Nuclear Weapons…and to Have Hope For Iran’s Future
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, February 10, 2012

How To Get Rid of Assad By Engaging Him
By Larry Diamond
New Republic, February 9, 2012

Iran 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services February 9, 2012

Congress Needs to Demand a Plan
By Kori Schake
Room for Debate (New York Times), February 9, 2012

So much for leading through civilian power
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), February 8, 2012

Harvard Promotes the Palestinians’ Slow-Motion ‘Final Solution’
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine February 8, 2012

The Honor of Aleppo
By Fouad Ajami
New Republic, February 7, 2012

Kastelorizo: Mediterranean Flashpoint?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, February 7, 2012

The Final Countdown: Israel vs. Iran
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine February 6, 2012

Does the Russian Veto of the Proposed UNSC Resolution on Syria Vindicate Scott Horton and Walter Russell Mead?
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, February 4, 2012

Panetta Predicts an Israeli Strike on Iran
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), February 4, 2012

Writing off Afghanistan, too
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), February 2, 2012

Peace Talks Stymied, But West Bank Progress Can Be Made
By Peter Berkowitz
Real Clear Politics, February 2, 2012

The Last Battle of the Cold War
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 1, 2012

The Market Value of Iranian Threats
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, January 30, 2012

Iraq After America
By Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rayburn
Defining Ideas, January 25, 2012

The Arab Spring at One
By Fouad Ajami
Foreign Affairs (subscription required), January 24, 2012

Don’t Ignore Electoral Fraud in Egypt
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, January 24, 2012

The Unlearned Lessons of Daniel Pearl’s Murder
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine January 24, 2012

Back to Kurdistan
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Debate Club (U.S. News & World Report), January 23, 2012

Syria: The Lost Bequest of Hafez Assad
By Fouad Ajami
Newsweek, January 23, 2012

An Irresponsible Withdrawal from Iraq
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, January 23, 2012

Paying a premium for strategic incoherence
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), January 20, 2012

The Marines and the Taliban Dead — and the Paradoxes of Our Wars
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online) January 17, 2012

Ending the Palestinian ‘Right of Return’
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, January 17, 2012

In Afghanistan, military success and overall failure
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), January 13, 2012

Five myths about the Arab Spring
By Fouad Ajami
Washington Post, January 12, 2012

Will Iran Really Start a War?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution) January 11, 2012

Failing States: The Real Meaning of the Arab Uprisings
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Advancing a Free Society January 11, 2012

America and the Solitude of the Syrians
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2012

Iran on the Brink
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution) January 6, 2012

The Arab Spring: An Obituary
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage Magazine January 6, 2012

Iran starts the year with a bang
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), January 3, 2012

South Sudan, Israel’s new ally
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, January 2, 2012

Fallujah in the News
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), December 14, 2011

Obama should apologize to Iran
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), December 14, 2011

Foreign Policy: Can Obama Claim Victory In Iraq?
By Kori Schake
NPR, December 14, 2011

Victory in Iraq!
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), December 13, 2011

Egypt’s Sham Election
By Daniel Pipes and Cynthia Farahat
National Review OnlineDecember 6, 2011

The Defense Secretary Gives Israel a ‘Turn of the Screw’
By Bruce Thornton
FrontPage MagazineDecember 6, 2011

The Role of Ambassador
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, December 5, 2011

Egypt and the Fruits of the Pharaohs
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, November 29, 2011

Talking Tough to Pakistan
By Stephen D. Krasner
Foreign Affairs, November 29, 2011

A Tale of Two Autocracies
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, November 29, 2011

The Unending Pakistani Wars
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), November 28, 2011

Arabist Snobs
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, November 22, 2011

The Arab Winter Approaches
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), November 22, 2011

Why Are We Still Backing Hamid Karzai?
By Fouad Ajami
New Republic, November 19, 2011

Don’t Give Up on Sanctions
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
New York Times, November 19, 2011

Three cheers for the Arab League
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), November 14, 2011

Overthrowing Saddam Hussein Was Worth the Price
By Abraham Sofaer
US News and World Report, November 11, 2011

Regime Change Is Part of the Answer for Iran
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, November 9, 2011

Friendless in the Middle East
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, November 8, 2011

Saudi Succession and Stability
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, November 1, 2011

Colonel Gaddafi's Lesson for Dictators
By Paul Gregory
Forbes.com, October 30, 2011

Leading Like 1939
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, October 29, 2011

Iraq vs. Libya
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), October 26, 2011

Saudi Arabia Faces A Changing Middle East
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA), October 26, 2011

Obama’s Misplaced Mideast Optimism
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, October 25, 2011

Going Home
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), October 24, 2011

Of Course They Shot Gaddafi and They Should Have
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, October 23, 2011

Best. Deal. Ever.
By Condoleezza Rice
Newsweek, October 23, 2011

Gadhafi and the Swindle of Dictatorship
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2011

Forgetting Iraq
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, October 21, 2011

When Condi Met Gaddafi
By Condoleezza Rice
Daily Beast, October 20, 2011

Libya Bounce?
By Bill Whalen
Ricochet, October 20, 2011

Jihad in the Arabian Sea
By Camille Pecastaing
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), October 19, 2011

Quick Thoughts on the USG’s Refusal to Use Cyberattacks in Libya
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, October 18, 2011

Doing Business with Terrorists
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), October 18, 2011

The Epitaph to Obama's "Reset" Policy
By Victor Davis Hanson
Ricochet, October 17, 2011

Iran's Act of War
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2011

Lessons of the Libya War
By Kori Schake
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), October 13, 2011

Iran’s Latest Plot
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, October 13, 2011

The Arab World's Unknown Son
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2011

Betrayal at Turtle Bay
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, October 11, 2011

Why Did the Obama Administration Break News of the Iran Plot Today?
By Thomas Henriksen
Big Peace, October 11, 2011

Walter Russell Mead on Why the Libya Intervention Harms The Duty To Protect Norm
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, October 6, 2011

Smart moves by India
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), October 4, 2011

A Just Act of War
By Jack Goldsmith
New York Times, October 1, 2011

Balance of Power Within Pakistan is Changing
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, September 30, 2011

The Attack on Israel’s Embassy in Cairo
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), September 28, 2011

Is Turkey Going Rogue?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, September 27, 2011

Is Khamenei the New Putin?
By Abbas Milani
Daily Beast, September 26, 2011

Palestinian Statehood and the Lessons of Oslo
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, September 23, 2011

Palestinians eye a can of courtroom worms
By David Davenport
Washington Times, September 23, 2011

How Ahmadinejad’s Regime Tried—and Failed—to Break One Protester's Spirit
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, September 22, 2011

Will U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Do the Right Thing and Protect Iranian Dissidents?
By Ruth Wedgwood and Michael B. Mukasey
FoxNews.com, September 22, 2011

Can Israel Survive?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, September 22, 2011

Why is U.N. recognition such a big deal?
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), September 19, 2011

10 Questions for Ahmadinejad
By Abbas Milani
Daily Beast, September 18, 2011

Optimists Were Wrong About the Arab Spring
By Josef Joffe
Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2011

A Dictator's Handbook for the President
By Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Foreign Policy, September 14, 2011

Desperate Dictatorship
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, (subscription required) September 14, 2011

Confirm Ambassador Ford
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, September 14, 2011

Is There Some Sort of Pattern Here?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 13, 2011

Iranian Clerics About to Fall?
By Abbas Milani
Daily Beast, September 13, 2011

A Model of Efficacy
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, September 13, 2011

The Ways of American Memory
By Fouad Ajami
Daily Beast, September 12, 2011

The Road to 9/11
By Fouad Ajami
Defining Ideas, September 9, 2011

From 9/11 to the Arab Spring
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, September 8, 2011

Myth and Reality After 9/11
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, September 8, 2011

9/11: Three Major Mistakes
By John Rizzo
Defining Ideas, September 8, 2011

The First Shot in the War on Terrorism
By John Taylor
Echoes (Bloomberg), September 8, 2011

America vs. Jihadists
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Weekly Standard Blog, September 7, 2011

Post-9/11 Mysteries
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, September 7, 2011

Those Post-9/11 -isms and -ologies: A Look Back at a Decade
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, September 7, 2011

Getting the drop on terrorists
By Henry I. Miller
Daily Caller (DC), September 7, 2011

Al Qaeda is down, not out
By Amy Zegart
Los Angeles Times, September 7, 2011

Time to Face Reality in the Middle East
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, September 4, 2011

Goodbye Ankara
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), September 2, 2011

Obama, American liberator?
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Washington Post, September 1, 2011

From Baghdad to Tripoli
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2011

Libya unrest stirs up questions over fate of Lockerbie bomber
By Tod Lindberg
San Francisco Examiner, August 30, 2011

Assessing Qaddafi
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, August 30, 2011

The Libyan War Was a Success. But It Won’t Be a Model For Other Wars
By Josef Joffe
New Republic, August 24, 2011

The Middle East Mess
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, August 24, 2011

Will Libya Be A Disaster Without Gadhafi?
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, August 24, 2011

A Thrilling Spectacle in Tripoli
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2011

Libya’s Limitless Potential, for Good or Evil
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), August 22, 2011

Libyan Blues
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), August 22, 2011

The Inside Story of America's Favorite Terrorist Group
By Abbas Milani
National Interest, August 18, 2011

The Arab World Condemns Syria's 'Killing Machine'
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, August 15, 2011

White House mischief
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, August 15, 2011

Your Silence Is Killing Us
By Fouad Ajami
Newsweek, August 7, 2011

Another Islamist soldier turns terrorist
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, August 2, 2011

Panzers for the Kingdom: The German Tank Sale to Saudi Arabia and Israel’s Silence
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Advancing a Free Society, August 1, 2011

Khamenei's Assault on Iran
By Abbas Milani
National Interest, July 28, 2011

An Alternative Diplomatic Process
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel), July 26, 2011

Empower Iranians vs. Tehran
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, July 19, 2011

Empty Words: Saudi Blustering and US-Saudi Realities
By Joshua Teitelbaum
BESA Center for Strategic Studies, July 17, 2011

Libya is Turning into Weapons-R-Us
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, July 16, 2011

Pakistan: Is the War Contractible?
By Mark Harrison
Mark Harrison's Blog, July 15, 2011

More Mumbais?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), July 14, 2011

A Dumb and Dumber War in Libya
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, July 14, 2011

We need to enlist Pakistan, not punish it
By Kori Schake
CNN.com, July 13, 2011

Lessons from Libya
By Tod Lindberg
Advancing a Free Society, July 12, 2011

The Syrian Challenge
By Reuel Marc Gerecht
Weekly Standard, July 11, 2011

Are We Nearing an End of Hostilities?
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, July 11, 2011

The Road to Serfdom and the Arab Revolt
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2011

Middle East Studies in Upheaval
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, July 5, 2011

Appeasing Jihadists
By Bruce Thornton
Defining Ideas, June 28, 2011

Wanted: Muammar Qaddafi
By Tod Lindberg
Advancing a Free Society, June 27, 2011

Sneering at America
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, June 27, 2011

Sizing Up bin Laden's Successor
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2011

Krauthammer on War Powers
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 24, 2011

A Hopeful Sign for Egypt – and Beyond
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, June 24, 2011

The Legally Useless House Resolution to Stop the Libya Intervention
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 22, 2011

Ahmadinejad vs. The Ayatollah
By Abbas Milani
National Interest, June 21, 2011

A Way Out of the Libya Conundrum: The Lebanon and Somalia Analogies
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 21, 2011

The Administration’s Libya Case Further Weakened
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, June 21, 2011

War Powers and Libya
By Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas, June 21, 2011

Not Stealing Palestine, but Purchasing Israel
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, June 21, 2011

Why Does Colonel Qaddafi Keep Fighting?
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, June 20, 2011

What’s the Goal in Libya?
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), June 18, 2011

President Obama Rejected DOJ and DOD Advice, and Sided with Harold Koh, on War Powers Resolution
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 17, 2011

Turkey Gets Serious
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, June 17, 2011

Afghanistan Strategy Review, Mod 4
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), June 17, 2011

Problems with the Obama Administration’s War Powers Resolution Theory
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 16, 2011

The Green Movement: Two Years Later, the Iranian Regime Continues to Brutalize Its Own People
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, June 16, 2011

The Lure and Peril of Arab Presidential Dynasties
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), June 15, 2011

Briefing Paper on Guantanamo Transfers to Yemen
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, June 15, 2011

Alliance of the Unwilling
By Josef Joffe
Room for Debate (New York Times), June 14, 2011

Syria: Where Massacre Is a Family Tradition
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, June 13, 2011

Remarkable Israel
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), June 13, 2011

Circling the Wagons: Middle Eastern Monarchies Confront the ‘Arab Spring’
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Advancing a Free Society, June 13, 2011

How Tyrants Endure
By Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
New York Times, June 10, 2011

Is the Obama Administration’s Original Legal Rationale for the Libya Intervention Still Valid?
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, June 9, 2011

U.S. Troop Strength in Iraq and Afghanistan
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, June 8, 2011

The emptying of Yemen
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, June 7, 2011

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, June 7, 2011

Obama and Merkel Play Friends for the Cameras
By Russell A. Berman
Daily Beast, June 5, 2011

Robert Gates Is Right About Iraq
By Fouad Ajami
New Republic, June 3, 2011

A Fresh Proposal for Peace in the Middle East
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, June 3, 2011

Libyan Limbo
By Matthew Waxman
Foreign Policy, June 2, 2011

The U.N. Can't Deliver a Palestinian State
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, June 1, 2011

My Arab April Spring Scorecard
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, June 1, 2011

Submission to the ICC on Jurisdiction and the Palestinian Declaration
by David Davenport (Counselor to the Director and Research Fellow); Kenneth Anderson (member of the Task Force on National Security and Law); Edwin Meese III (Distinguished Visiting Fellow); Abraham D. Sofaer (George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs and member of the Task Force on Energy Policy); and Julian G. Ku
Advancing a Free Society, May 31, 2011

The Case for an Iranian-Oil-Free Zone
By Reuel Marc Gerecht nd Mark Dubowitz
Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2011

Obama in the Abstract
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, May 31, 2011

Can we afford the Afghan war?
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), May 31, 2011

Seductive Beliefs: Part II
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, May 31, 2011

Five Thoughts on the Situation
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, May 27, 2011

WPR Influence in Libya Action?
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, May 26, 2011

After Revolution, the Hard Part
By John B. Taylor
Bloomberg, May 26, 2011

To the G8: Don’t Let Aid Perpetuate Barriers to Growth in Tunisia and Egypt
By John B. Taylor
Economics One, May 26, 2011

Responses to My AUMF Suggestion
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, May 26, 2011

An Easy Fix for the AUMF Language?
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, May 25, 2011

Obama’s Bow to the Muslim World, Round II
By Bruce Thornton
Front Page Magazine Online, May 25, 2011

The Year That Changed the World
By Charles Hill
Defining Ideas, May 24, 2011

The Problem With Obama’s Middle East Speech
By Josef Joffe
New Republic, May 24, 2011

Fin de Régime in Syria?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, May 24, 2011

Obama vs. Netanyahu, Round Three
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), May 24, 2011

Saudi Arabia, Iran and America in the Wake of the Arab Spring
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Advancing a Free Society, May 24, 2011

Coping With Islamic Extremists
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, May 23, 2011

A Fourth Wave or False Start?
By Larry Diamond
Foreign Affairs, May 22, 2011

Corrupt Language Breeds Bad History and Bad Policy
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, May 22, 2011

Hope and Change in the Middle East
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), May 19, 2011

Israel, Part 2
By Russell Roberts
Cafe Hayek, May 19, 2011

What we must do
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, May 19, 2011

Obama's latest Middle East speech: Much ado about nothing
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), May 19, 2011

Is Jerusalem Part of Israel?
By Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas May 18, 2011

Gadhafi and the Vanished Imam
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2011

Egypt Spring.....To Be Followed by Egypt Winter?
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, May 17, 2011

Libya and the War Powers Act
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, May 13, 2011

Beyond the Legend of Syria’s Moderation
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, May 12, 2011

Tough Times for Radical Islam
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, May 12, 2011

Miliani participates in a panel discussion at Stanford: After the revolution
By Abbas Milani
Stanford Magazine, May 12, 2011

Pakistani Problematics
By Victor Davis Hanson
Ricochet, May 10, 2011

Iraq—A Province of Iran?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, May 10, 2011

Bringing Gadhafi’s Money to Rebels Recalls Bringing Saddam’s Money to Iraqis
By John B. Taylor
Economics One (blog), May 9, 2011

Bin Laden — Ne Requiescat in Pace
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, May 2, 2011

In Libya, Half In
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, April 28, 2011

Is Ahmadinejad Islamic Enough for Iran?
By Abbas Milani
Foreign Policy, April 28, 2011

In Libya, Half In
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, April 28, 2011

It Would Be Hard for Assad to Lose
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), April 28, 2011

The Arab Spring and The Palestine Distraction
By Josef Joffe
Wall Street Journal, April 26, 2011

Understanding Post-Mubarak Egypt
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 26, 2011

The Freedom Movement Comes to Syria
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2011

More Nonsense on Bashar Assad
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), April 25, 2011

Scorecard on U.S. Involvement in the Muslim World, 2001-2011
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas (Blog), April 25, 2011

The Nature of Arab Unrest
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, April 20, 2011

Mohammed Bouazizi, Historical Figure
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 20, 2011

Libya Is Vietnam? This Overused Analogy Might Be Accurate In This Case
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, April 20, 2011

Arab Revolutions Don’t Mean End for Al Qaeda
By Jessica Stern
Boston Globe, April 20, 2011

The Limits of Limited Force
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, April 19, 2011

Yes, Libya Is Not Iraq
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, April 13, 2011

Sarkozy and Islam: Banning the Niqab, Backing the Free Libyans
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, April 12, 2011

Dodgy Deutschland
By Russell A. Berman
Defining Ideas, April 12, 2011

Islamist Apparel Banned in France
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), April 12, 2011

Ambitious Turkey
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 12, 2011

The Mash of Civilizations
By Niall Ferguson
Newsweek, April 10, 2011

Foreign Policy Charity Should Start at Home
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, April 10, 2011

Police, Social Networking, and Regime Change
By Joseph D. McNamara
Advancing a Free Society, April 9, 2011

First, Do No Harm in the Middle East
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), April 8, 2011

The roots of indecision: Obama and Libya
By Russell A. Berman
Al Jazeera, April 7, 2011

Office of Legal Counsel Opinion on Libya Intervention
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, April 7, 2011

Did We Give Up on Libya?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, April 7, 2011

Blame the Pastor?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, April 7, 2011

A Middle East Policy in Shambles
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, April 6, 2011

The U.N. Effect
By Tod Lindberg
Weekly Standard, April 4, 2011

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and “the Day of Rage” that Wasn’t
By Joshua Teitelbaum
BESA Center for Strategic Studies, April 4, 2011

Qadaffi’s Defection Math: A Different View
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), April 3, 2011

Running Scared of Islam
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, April 3, 2011

Into the Libyan Labyrinth
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), April 1, 2011

A Democratic Middle East?
By Stephen Haber and Victor Menaldo
Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution), March 31, 2011

President Obama's Most Amazing Libyan Achievements
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, March 31, 2011

The Mission is Creeping
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, March 31, 2011

Susan Rice, Visionary Behind Obama Doctrine, Thinks Poverty Causes Terrorism
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 31, 2011

The Obama Doctrine
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 30, 2011

Libya, Iraq, and the Balkans: Evaluating the Comparisons
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 30, 2011

Libya: The Genesis of a Bad Idea
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, March 30, 2011

Where Is The Outrage?
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, March 30, 2011

Obama’s Imperial Presidency
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 30, 2011

The Libya Intervention as Precedent
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 29, 2011

Oil, Oil, and Not a Drop...
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 29, 2011

Is There an Obama Doctrine? Ending American Exceptionalism
By Josef Joffe
Room for Debate (New York Times), March 29, 2011

George W. Obama
By Daniel Pipes
Corner (National Review Online), March 29, 2011

Unsatisfying explanation
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 29, 2011

Measuring Force
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, March 29, 2011

Four Middle Eastern Upheavals
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, March 29, 2011

Libyan Endgames
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 28, 2011

Obama Still Murky on Libya
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 28, 2011

The Debate Over U.S. Libya Intervention
By Matthew Waxman
Council on Foreign Relations, March 28, 2011

What should Obama say on Libya tonight?
By Robert Zelnick
Arena (Politico), March 28, 2011

President Obama’s Ten Libyan Paradoxes
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, March 27, 2011

Libya – Advice to Congress
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 25, 2011

Hard Truths on Libya
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 25, 2011

The Worst Thing
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, March 25, 2011

Oval Office address inevitable?
By Robert Zelnick
Arena (Politico), March 25, 2011

So What Now?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 24, 2011

The Legal Reason Why the Obama Administration Won’t Call the Libya Action “War”
By Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, March 24, 2011

Obama’s Holbrooke Moment
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2011

Medvedev should fire Putin
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), March 23, 2011

Let Us Count the Ways . . .
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 23, 2011

Politics and War in Libya
By Russell A. Berman
Advancing a Free Society, March 22, 2011

Is the Libyan Intervention “War”?
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 22, 2011

Our Modern-Day Ribbentrops
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 22, 2011

A Spectrum of Outcomes in Libya
By Kori Schake
Room for Debate (New York Times), March 22, 2011

Multilateralism Obama style
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 22, 2011

Letter From the President to Congress re Libya Operations
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 21, 2011

War Power
By Jack Goldsmith
Slate, March 21, 2011

Egypt’s Chances for Democracy: The Freedom House Rankings
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), March 21, 2011

When You Set Out to Take Vienna, Take Vienna!
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 21, 2011

What’s Next After Libya?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 21, 2011

The Big Dither
By Niall Ferguson
Newsweek, March 20, 2011

What a No-Fly Zone Means
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 20, 2011

America Through the Looking Glass
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, March 20, 2011

Foreign Policy as Wishful Thinking
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, March 20, 2011

Qadaffi’s “Cease Fire:” What Would Stalin Do?
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog), March 18, 2011

Cultural values, not dictators like Libya's Qaddafi, are chief obstacle to Arab progress
By William Ratliff
Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2011

The U.S. sits one out
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 18, 2011

U.S. Intervention in Libya Will Likely Take Place Without Congressional Authorization
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 17, 2011

Autocrat vs. the Arab Street
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, March 17, 2011

Should We Intervene in Libya?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 16, 2011

The Obama Doctrine
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 16, 2011

Gaddafi Mocks Obama and the West
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 16, 2011

Saudi Arabia and the King’s Dilemma
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Advancing a Free Society, March 16, 2011

Obama’s Moment of Truth
By Larry Diamond
New Republic, March 15, 2011

One Cheer for the DNI
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, March 15, 2011

The GCC shores up Bahrain
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 15, 2011

How to Get Gaddafi
By Niall Ferguson
Newsweek, March 13, 2011

Let’s Face It. Gaddafi Has Won
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, March 11, 2011

Obama as Hamlet
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 11, 2011

Libya, Domestic Authority, and the Proper Analogy
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 10, 2011

Back to the Shores of Tripoli?
By Daniel Pipes
National Review Online, March 10, 2011

Time to act: How to implement no-fly zone
By Kori Schake
Shadow Government (Foreign Policy), March 10, 2011

Intervening in Libya – Domestic Law Authority
By Jack Goldsmith
Lawfare, March 8, 2011

‘Unacceptable’?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner (National Review Online), March 7, 2011

What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR)?
By Keith Hennessey
KeithHennessey.com, March 7, 2011

The Middle East Uprisings, their Economies, and the World Economy
By Gary S. Becker
Becker-Posner Blog, March 6, 2011

Judeo-Christian Values are Compatible With Democracy; Islamist Values Are Not
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 6, 2011

Of Hawks and Flies
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, March 6, 2011

Tyranny, the West, and the Rest
By Josef Joffe
New Republic, March 5, 2011

$200 Barrel of Oil?
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 4, 2011

Caught in the Middle East Minefield
By Victor Davis Hanson
Tribune Media Services, March 3, 2011

Police and Regime Change in Egypt
By Joseph D. McNamara
Advancing a Free Society, March 3, 2011

Aristotle Liveblogging the Arab Street
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, March 3, 2011

Kaddafi and His Ilk Are Not Crazy: Are Dictators Predictable?
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, March 1, 2011

A Baffling Diffidence
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, March 1, 2011

My Optimism on the New Arab Revolt
By Daniel Pipes
National Review, March 1, 2011

Should the U.S. Move Against Qaddafi? High Risks for Acting Now
By Kori Schake
Room for Debate (New York Times), March 1, 2011

If Gaddafi Uses Chemical Weapons, We Should Destroy Him
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, March 1, 2011

Is Democracy Viable?
By Thomas Sowell
Creators Syndicate, March 1, 2011

The Good News That No One Is Telling About Iraq
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, February 22, 2011

How the Arabs Turned Shame Into Liberty
By Fouad Ajami
New York Times, February 26, 2011

The Fog of Revolution
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, February 26, 2011

Truman, Reagan, and Bush Were Right
By Peter Berkowitz
Pajamas Media, February 23, 2011

Fighting Insurgencies without White Elephants
By Thomas H. Henriksen
Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2011

Libya’s Tragedy
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, February 23, 2011

The Good News That No One Is Telling About Iraq
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, February 22, 2011

Stop It! The West Didn’t Cause The Middle East Mess
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, February 22, 2011

Libya without Gaddafi: What to Expect, What to Watch For
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner, National Review Online, February 21, 2011

Hayek’s Gloomy Prognosis for Egypt
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, February 20, 2011

Did Egypt's rising economy lead to Hosni Mubarak's fall?
By Jonathan Macey and Ian Ayers
Politico, February 18, 2011

Transition Traps
By Larry Diamond
New Republic, February 16, 2011

The future of a democratic Egypt
By Condoleezza Rice
Washington Post, February 16, 2011

Is Iran Next?
By Kori Schake
Advancing a Free Society, February 16, 2011

Straight Talk: Why Would a Dictator “Reform?”
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, February 15, 2011

Egypt’s chance for change
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, February 15, 2011

What Egypt's revolt means
By Larry Diamond
San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 2011

Wanted: A Grand Strategy for America
By Niall Ferguson
Newsweek, February 14, 2011

Osama Bin Laden: The Specter
By Fouad Ajami
New York Times, February 13, 2011

Kleptocrats, Oligarchs, and Billionaire Entrepreneurs (In this Game Mubarak Is a Piker)
By Paul R. Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, February 13, 2011

Egypt's 'Heroes With No Names'
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2011

Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt
By Victor Davis Hanson
Corner, National Review Online, February 12, 2011

Faulty CIA ‘Computer Models’ Failed to Predict Egypt Uprising
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, February 12, 2011

Not a Time for Wishful Thinking about Egypt
By Bruce Thornton
Advancing a Free Society, February 12, 2011

Contemplating Egypt at the Herzliya Conference
By Peter Berkowitz
Pajamas Media, February 11, 2011

Should O Go to Cairo?
By Bill Whalen
Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal, February 11, 2011

Cairo Ironies
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, February 9, 2011

Has Mubarak already won?
By Robert Zelnick
Arena (Politico), February 9, 2011

Egypt: The opposition's rebuttal remarks
By Daniel Pipes
Economist Online, February 8, 2011

Saudi Arabia Contends with the Social Media Challenge
By Joshua Teitelbaum
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel), February 8, 2011

Demise of the Dictators
By Fouad Ajami
Newsweek, February 6, 2011

Abrupt Change of Authoritarian Regimes
By Gary Becker
Becker-Posner Blog, February 6, 2011

Clueless on Cairo
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, February 6, 2011

How Egypt can build lasting democracy in a post-Mubarak world
By Larry Diamond
Washington Post, February 5, 2011

U.S. Aid to Egypt
By Alvin Rabushka
Thoughtful Ideas, February 5, 2011

The opposition's opening remarks
By Daniel Pipes
Economist, February 4, 2011

Open Mike weekend
By Robert Zelnick
Arena (Politico), February 4, 2011

Mubarak Must Go
By Larry Diamond
Huffington Post, February 3, 2011

Can Egypt Really Become a Democracy?
By Larry Diamond
The Atlantic, February 2, 2011

If This is Young Arabs' 1989, Europe Must Be Ready With a Bold Response
By Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian, February 2, 2011

Obama’s 1979
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online, February 2, 2011

What a Shifting Egypt Means For the US
By Kori Schake
Foreign Policy’s Shadow Government blog, February 2, 2011

Odd Thoughts on Cairo
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online’s Corner, February 1, 2011

A Completely Unpredictable Revolution
By Josef Joffe
New Republic, February 1, 2011

Turmoil in Egypt
By Daniel Pipes
Washington Times, February 1, 2011

An Egyptian Power Struggle: Why the Worst Will Win (Lesson’s from Lenin’s Playbook)
By Paul Gregory
What Paul Gregory Is Writing About, January 31, 2011

1979 Redux?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online’s Corner, January 31, 2011

What’s the Matter with Egypt?
By Victor Davis Hanson
Works and Days, January 30, 2011

A Note of Warning and Encouragement for Egyptians
By Abbas Milani
New Republic, January 30, 2011

Rebellion in the Land of the Pharaohs
By Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal, January 29, 2011

Barack Obama: Backing Protestors in Egypt? What Is He Thinking?!
By Peter Schweizer
Big Peace, January 29, 2011

What would a post-Mubarak Egypt look like?
By Robert Zelnick
Politico’s Arena, January 29, 2011

Everywhere but Iraq?
By Victor Davis Hanson
National Review Online’s Corner, January 28, 2011

Mr. President, You’ve Dialed the Wrong Number
By Fouad Ajami
Advancing a Free Society, January 24, 2011

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Haaretz, February 25, 2011

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Pajamas Media, February 1, 2011

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Fouad Ajami
Opinion Journal (WSJ Live), May 1, 2013

Hoover fellow Schake discusses options for the United States if Syria’s chemical weapon use is confirmed
Kori Schake,
PBS’s NewsHour, April 26, 2013

Peter Berkowitz discusses the turmoil in the Middle East on Fox News
Peter Berkowitz
Fox News, March 25, 2013

Bernard Lewis and Norman Podhoretz discuss the Middle East
Bernard Lewis and Norman Podhoretz
Uncommon Knowledge, January 23, 2013

What's Really Behind Protests in Egypt?
Kori Schake
Fox News, December 5, 2012

Ajami discusses the Middle East on Fox News’s Defcon-3
Fouad Ajami
DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com), June 27, 2012

Egyptian President Defends Power Grab
Fouad Ajami
Fox Business’s Lou Dobbs Tonight, November 26, 2012

Egypt's role in Gaza-Israel conflict
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), November 17, 2012

Condi Rice on Benghazi, 2012 race
Condoleezza Rice
On the Record (Fox News), October 24, 2012

Ajami: Film 'From Right Out of the Gutter'
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), September 13, 2012

Charles Hill and Fouad Ajami on Uncommon Knowledge
Charles Hill and Fouad Ajami
Uncommon Knowledge, August 1, 2012

US Prepares to Confront Iranian Aggression in Persian Gulf
Gary Roughead
Fox News, July 18, 2012

Will Democracy Succeed in Egypt?
Kori Schake
Fox News, July 2, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the unrest in Syria
Fouad Ajami
DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com), June 27, 2012

Rice: Syria Will Never Be Stable with Assad in Place
Condoleezza Rice
CBS This Morning, June 26, 2012

Uncut: Condoleezza Rice 'On the Record'
Condoleezza Rice
On the Record (Fox News), June 26, 2012

Should the U.S. intervene in Syria?
Fouad Ajami
Amanpour (CNN International), June 20, 2012

Tehran Countdown: Is no progress a failure?
David Henderson
CrossTalk (RT - Russia), June 20, 2012

Update on Egypt
Fouad Ajami
Charlie Rose, June 18, 2012

Ajami: 'Massacre is a turning point'
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), May 28, 2012

Fouad Ajami: Syria is Obama's Rwanda
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), May 14, 2012

Questions Facing Egypt's Political Future
Fouad Ajami
America's News HQ (Fox News), May 2, 2012

Syria peace keeping mission 'is doomed'
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), April 20, 2012

What If Obama Had Been President on 9/11?
Jack Goldsmith
Daily Beast TV, April 4, 2012

Condoleezza Rice talks Iran, VP aspirations, Tebow
Condoleezza Rice
Fox and Friends (Fox News), March 20, 2012

Fouad Ajami on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 15, 2012

2012 is the year of reckoning with Iran
Fouad Ajami
DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com), February 29, 2012

Discussing the violence in Syria
Fouad Ajami
CNN, February 24, 2012

Colvin's death amid Syria's growing war
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 23, 2012

Ajami: We are watching death of a city
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 21, 2012

Crisis in Syria
Fouad Ajami
Charlie Rose, February 6, 2012

Can Anything Be Done to Stop Iran From Making Nuclear Weapons?
Daniel Pipes
Fox Business, November 9, 2011

Condoleezza Rice on the Steve Gill Show
Condoleezza Rice
Steve Gill Show, November 7, 2011

Condoleezza Rice Talks War on Terror
Condoleezza Rice
Huckabee (Fox News), November 6, 2011

Condoleezza Rice's Global View
Condoleezza Rice
This Week (ABC), November 6, 2011

Condoleezza Rice: 'No Higher Honor'
Condoleezza Rice
Good Morning America Weekend (ABC), November 5, 2011

Rice: Iraq not an ally of Iran
Condoleezza Rice
Situation Room (CNN), November 3, 2011

Condi Rice Talks Freedom, War, Working For Bush
Condoleezza Rice
Tell Me More (NPR), November 2, 2011

Credit Bush Administration for Qaddafi's Downfall?
Condoleezza Rice
Fox and Friends (Fox News), November 2, 2011

Rice on New Arab World
Condoleezza Rice
Nightline (ABC), November 1, 2011

Condoleezza Rice Extended Interview
Condoleezza Rice
Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central), November 1, 2011

Lawmakers, military families react to Iraq withdrawal
Larry Diamond
KGO-TV (San Francisco), October 22, 2011

Is Iran's Regime Capable of Attacks Inside U.S.?
Abbas Milani
PBS NewsHour, October 11, 2011

The Motives Behind Palestinian Leader’s Effort to Gain Statehood at U.N.
Daniel Pipes
Lou Dobbs Tonight (Fox Business), September 23, 2011

A 21 Hour Attack in Kabul
Fouad Ajami
DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland, September 15, 2011

Syrian official quits, claims atrocities
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), September 2, 2011

Gadhafi's 'obsession' with Rice
Fouad Ajami
Situation Room (CNN), August 25, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the Bruce Wolf & Dan Proft Show
Fouad Ajami
Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft (WLS), August 24, 2011

Commentator on radical Islam visiting Australia
Daniel Pipes
Alan Jones Show (2GB - Australia), August 24, 2011

If Gadhafi falls, who will run Libya?
Fouad Ajami
American Morning (CNN), August 22, 2011

Fmr. Secretary of State Shultz on the Economy, Libya
George P. Shultz
Cavuto (Fox Business) August 22, 2011

Saudis to Syria: End the killing
Fouad Ajami
CNN, August 8, 2011

Ajami discusses the 100-plus dead in Syrian crackdown
Fouad Ajami
CNN, August 4, 2011

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill—Trials of a Thousand Years
Charles Hill and Fouad Ajami
Uncommon Knowledge, July 25, 2011

Egypt in crisis
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), July 15, 2011

Charles Hill on After Words
Charles Hill
C-Span2 Book TV, July 9, 2011

U.S. mission in Libya: Unconstitutional?
Matthew Waxman
CNN, June 15, 2011

Ajami: United States now sees Syria for what it is
Fouad Ajami
CNN, June 8, 2011

Ajami: In Syria, 'the mask has fallen'
Fouad Ajami
CNN, June 1, 2011

Ajami: Syrian regime 'strange beast'
Fouad Ajami
CNN, May 31, 2011

Outrage in Syria over boy's death
Fouad Ajami
CNN, May 30, 2011

War and security with Michael Chertoff
Michael Chertoff
Uncommon Knowledge, May 30, 2011

Clashes Along Israeli-Syrian Border
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), May 16, 2011

The Middle East with Michael Totten
Peter M. Robinson interviews Michael Totten
CNN, May 2, 2011

U.S. sanctions on Syrian 'perpetrators'
Fouad Ajami
CNN, April 30, 2011

Battle for Libya at Apparent Stalemate
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), April 7, 2011

Grading Obama's Libya speech
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 28, 2011

Ajami: Syrians are finding their courage
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 25, 2011

In Egypt, old habits die hard
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 25 2011

Coalition airstrikes continue in Libya
Fouad Ajami
CNN American Morning, March 23 2011

Libya no-fly zone just the beginning?
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 22 2011

The Arab World with Hanson and Berkowitz
Victor Davis Hanson and Peter Berkowitz
Uncommon Knowledge, March 21, 2011

Libya is different
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 18, 2011

Ajami reflects on Libya, Bahrain
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 16, 2011

No-fly zone over Libya?
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 10, 2011

Ajami: Libya now in a war of attrition
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 7, 2011

Egyptian protesters storm security bldgs
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), March 7, 2011

Oil could reach $200
Niall Ferguson
Telegraph (UK), March 3, 2011

Abbas Milani on Charlie Rose
Abbas Milani
Charlie Rose, March 3, 2011

What happens to Libya after Gadhafi?
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 28, 2011

Middle East instability causes higher gas prices
Larry Diamond
KGO-TV (San Francisco), February 22, 2011

They want the world to bear witness
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 21, 2011

David Henderson on Oil and the Middle East
David Henderson
Orange County Register Online, February 19, 2011

What's next for Egypt?
Fouad Ajami and James Woolsey
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 11, 2011

Egypt: What comes after Mubarak?
Fouad Ajami
Parker-Spitzer (CNN), February 11, 2011

Woolsey: Next step marks Egypt's fate
James Woolsey
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 11, 2011

Egypt, Middle East at a turning point?
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 9, 2011

The truth about Egypt's lies
Fouad Ajami
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), February 9, 2011

Fouad Ajami Says Egypt, Mubarak in `Fight to the Finish'
Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg Television, February 7, 2011

Egypt, Terrorism and the Muslim Brotherhood
Fouad Ajami
DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland, February 7, 2011

Egyptian Protest Latest
Daniel Pipes
Fox News, February 6, 2011

Uprising in Egypt Takes Bloody Turn
Fouad Ajami
Fox News, February 5, 2011

Iran Glories In Egypt's Unrest, Perhaps Too Soon
Abbas Milani
NPR, February 5, 2011

Scholar: Army will decide Egypt's future
Fouad Ajami
CNN, February 4, 2011

Mubarak under fire
Fouad Ajami
CNN, February 2, 2011

Update on Egypt
Fouad Ajami
Charlie Rose Show, January 31, 2011

Ajami Says Mubarak May Have Triggered Anti-U.S. Terror
Fouad Ajami
Bloomberg Television, January 31, 2011

Future of Egypt
Fouad Ajami
CNN, January 31, 2011

US Reacts to Egypt's Turmoil
Fouad Ajami
CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, January 29, 2011

Podcasts/Audio

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennet's Morning in America
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennet's Morning in America, February 20, 2014

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, November 4, 2013

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, October 28, 2013

Lebanese-Born Stanford University Professor Fouad Ajami Presents the Moral Case For American Intervention In Syria
Fouad Ajami
Middle East Media Research Institute, October 17, 2013

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning in America, October 9, 2013

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, October 3, 2013

Openings for Diplomacy With Iran?
Abbas Milani
KQED Radio, September 26, 2013

Syria Townhall
Kori Schake
The Commonwealth Club of California, September 10, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (:34)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 3, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:54)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, August 29, 2013

Victor Davis Hanson on Secure Freedom Radio
Victor Davis Hanson
Secure Freedom Radio, August 26, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (19:19)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, August 13, 2013

Samuel Tadros on the John Batchelor Show (0:45)
Samuel Tadros
John Batchelor Show, August 6, 2013

Abbas Milani discusses Iran on John Batchelor Show
Abbas Milani
John Batchelor Show, June 16, 2013

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show (10:50)
Peter Berkowitz
John Batchelor Show, May 21, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (1:17)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, May 16, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (30:01)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, May 13, 2013

Victor Davis Hanson on Secure Freedom Radio
Victor Davis Hanson
Secure Freedom Radio, May 10, 2013

Victor Davis Hanson on the John Batchelor Show
Victor Davis Hanson
John Batchelor Show, May 8, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (20:28)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, May 6, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (19:24)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, April 22, 2013

Jessica Stern on Northeast Public Radio
Jessica Stern
WAMC Northeast Public Radio, April 17, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:24)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, March 20, 2013

Fouad Ajami on the Bill Bennett Show
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning In America, March 5, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:07)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, March 4, 2013

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, February 15, 2013

Fouad Ajami on The Craig Fahle Show (3:07)
Fouad Ajami
WDET Detroit Radio (The Craig Fahle Show), February 1, 2013

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (19:34)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, January 25, 2013

Abbas Milani on the John Batchelor Show (19:44)
Abbas Milani
John Batchelor Show, December 12, 2012

Davenport: Palestinian statehood violates international law
David Davenport,
Townhall.com, December 7, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (30:41)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, November 28, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the Bill Bennett Show
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning In America, November 26, 2012

The impact of Israel's success with the Iron Dome system
Abraham Sofaer
KPCC, November 21, 2012

Tom Henriksen on the John Batchelor Show (10:29)
Thomas Henriksen
John Batchelor Show, November 19, 2012

Abbas Milani on the Sunday Feature: Way Off the Beaten Track (16:44)
Abbas Milani
BBC Radio, November 18, 2012

Hanson discusses the elections and foreign policy on the John Batchelor Show
Victor Davis Hanson
John Batchelor Show, November 8, 2012

Kori Schake on the John Batchelor Show (1:03)
Kori Schake
John Batchelor Show, October 21, 2012

The Abraham Sofaer: 'Taking on Iran'
Abraham Sofaer
KQED, September 27, 2012

Fouad Ajami On BBC Documentary The House Of Assad (13:55)
Fouad Ajami
BBC Radio, September 24, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (30:30)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 21, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (30:30)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 21, 2012

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (1:00)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 21, 2012

Fouad Ajami On Wall Street Journal Radio’s Daily Wrap (22:35)
Fouad Ajami
Wall Street Journal Radio’s Daily Wrap, September 21, 2012

Ajami discusses the Middle East on BBC Radio’s Newsday
Fouad Ajami
BBC's Newsday, September 20, 2012

Thomas Henriksen on NBC Bay Area News (5:30)
Thomas H. Henriksen
NBC Bay Area News, September 12, 2012

The Thomas Henriksen on KQED Radio (32:45)
Thomas H. Henriksen
KQED, September 12, 2012

Schake discusses Syria and the Middle East on KQED’s Forum
Kori Schake
Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED), August 27, 2012

One Hundred Years of Middle East History
Bernard Lewis and Fouad Ajami
Brian Lehrer Show, August 22, 2012

Fouad Ajami on America's Radio News Network - Mid-Day Edition (at 9:44)
Fouad Ajami
America's Radio News Network, August 20, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the Gil Gross Program (at 13:50)
Fouad Ajami
Gil Gross Program (KKSF), August 6, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, July 31, 2012

Thomas Henriksen on The Final Say (at 73:30)
Thomas H. Henriksen
Final Say (Blog Talk Radio), July 31, 2012

Fouad Ajami on America's Radio News Network (at 53:30)
Fouad Ajami
America's Radio News Network, July 25, 2012

Kiron Skinner on the John Batchelor Show
Kiron K. Skinner
John Batchelor Show, July 23, 2012

Abe Sofaer on the Gil Gross Program (at 15:25)
Abe Sofaer
Secure Freedom Radio, July 18, 2012

Communism and Islam Historical Ties
Daniel Pipes
Secure Freedom Radio, July 13, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (at 19:53)
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, July 9, 2012

Thomas Henriksen on America Now
Thomas H. Henriksen
America Now with Andy Dean, July 2, 2012

NATO Condemns Syria for Downed Turkish Jet
Kori Schake
Voice of Russia, June 27, 2012

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, June 22, 2012

The Last Frontier
Thomas H. Henriksen
Secure Freedom Radio, June 22, 2012

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, June 14, 2012

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, June 9, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show
Peter Berkowitz
John Batchelor Show, June 5, 2012

Fouad Ajami on Syrian Diplomacy
Fouad Ajami
America's Morning News, May 30, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the Daily Wrap
Fouad Ajami
Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network), May 29, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on Israel and the Laws of War
Peter Berkowitz
Lawfare, May 9, 2012

U.S. Has Abdicated Responsibility For Syria
Fouad Ajami
Talk of the Nation (NPR), April 30, 2012

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, April 26, 2012

Obama Administration Refuses to Allow Libya to Send Arms to Syrian Opposition
Fouad Ajami
America's Radio News Network - Mid-Morning Edition, April 17, 2012

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, April 16, 2012

International Court Resists Palestinian End-Run
David Davenport
townhall.com, April 16, 2012

Facing Tougher Sanctions, Iran Enters Nuclear Talks
Abbas Milani
KQED, April 13, 2012

The Arab League, Iraq and Stopping Violence in Syria
Fouad Ajami
KCRW, March 28, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show
Peter Berkowitz
John Batchelor Show, March 9, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on America Now
Peter Berkowitz
America Now with Andy Dean, March 8, 2012

Israel and Iran
Peter Berkowitz
Secure Freedom Radio, March 6, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on the Daily Wrap
Peter Berkowitz
Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network), March 5, 2012

Israel and the United States have different red lines
Peter Berkowitz
WTOP (Washington, DC), March 5, 2012

Kori Schake on Secure Freedom Radio
Kori Schake
Secure Freedom Radio, March 1, 2012

Iranian–American Relations
Abbas Milani
KUOW, February 27, 2012

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, February 3, 2012

Analyzing President Obama's foreign policy record
Fouad Ajami
Madeleine Brand Show (KPCC), January 25, 2012

Is The Arab Spring Good Or Bad For The U.S.?
Thomas H. Henriksen
Morning Edition (NPR), January 9, 2012

The Iraq War Ends
Kori Schake
On Point (NPR), December 15, 2011

In Iran, Secret Plans To Abolish The Presidency?
Abbas Milani
All Things Considered (NPR), November 21, 2011

Iran's Largest Banks Swindled Out Of $2.6 Billion
Abbas Milani
Morning Edition (NPR), October 27, 2011

Kori Schake on Secure Freedom Radio
Kori Schake
Secure Freedom Radio, October 25, 2011

The End of the Iraq War
Thomas H. Henriksen
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), October 24, 2011

Hanson on the Dawn of the New Libya and Putting Gaddafi's Death into Historical Context
Victor Davis Hanson
America's Radio News Network - Afternoon Edition, October 21, 2011

The Obama Doctrine: modern warfare?
Kori Schake
Patt Morrison (KPCC), October 21, 2011

Kori Schake on the Daily Wrap
Kori Schake
Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network), October 20, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, October 12, 2011

Raising Awareness about Jihad
Victor Davis Hanson
Secure Freedom Radio, September 30, 2011

A Palestinian Bid for U.N. Membership?
Abraham Sofaer
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), September 19, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 18, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 12, 2011

Taylor discusses the financial front in the war on terror with Tom Keene on Bloomberg
John Taylor
Bloomberg, September 11, 2011

What's Next In Libya?
Fouad Ajami
Talk of the Nation (NPR), September 5, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, September 1, 2011

Fouad Ajami on Secure Freedom Radio
Fouad Ajami
Secure Freedom Radio, August 26, 2011

Ajami on the Bruce and Dan Show
Fouad Ajami
Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft (WLS), August 24, 2011

Pipes discusses radical Islam on the Alan Jones Show
Daniel Pipes
Alan Jones Show (2GB - Australia), August 24, 2011

Ajami discusses Libyan rebels’ control of most of the capital city of Tripoli on Southern California’s Public Radio
Fouad Ajami
Southern California’s Public Radio, August 22, 2011

Libya and the War Powers Resolution
Abraham Sofaer
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), June 17, 2011

Syrian Regime's Lost 'Mask Of Moderation'
Fouad Ajami
Talk of the Nation (NPR), June 13, 2011

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning in America, June 2, 2011

Fouad Ajami and Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami and Richard Epstein
John Batchelor Show, June 1, 2011

Diamond discusses the Middle East and North Africa on KQED’s Forum
Larry Diamond
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), April 19, 2011

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning In America, March 23, 2011

Diamond discusses UN vote on Libya
Larry Diamond
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), March 18, 2011

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett's Morning In America, March 1, 2011

Newest Newsweek Columnist speaks about Obama & Egypt
Niall Ferguson
America's News Morning, February 15, 2011

Abbas Milani on 'The Shah'
Abbas Milani
Forum with Michael Krasney (KQED), February 15, 2011

Iran's 1979 Revolution Is A Cautionary Tale
Abbas Milani
Morning Edition (NPR), February 15, 2011

Egypt's Hazy Future Leaves Big Questions For U.S.
Fouad Ajami
Talk of the Nation (NPR), February 14, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, February 9, 2011

Victor Davis Hanson on the John Batchelor Show
Victor Davis Hanson
John Batchelor Show, February 7, 2011

The Latest from Egypt
Larry Diamond
KQED's Forum, February 4, 2011

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show
Fouad Ajami
John Batchelor Show, February 2, 2011

Ajami discusses the unrest in Egypt on Minnesota Public Radio
Fouad Ajami
Minnesota Public Radio, January 31, 2011

Ajami discusses the history behind Egypt's unrest on the Bill Bennett Show
Fouad Ajami
Bill Bennett Show, January 31, 2011

Books

The Great Unraveling: The Remaking of the Middle East essay series
The Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order
Hoover Press, May 1, 2014

Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity
Samuel Tadros
Hoover Press, July 22, 2013

Thomas Henriksen on BookTV
Thomas Henriksen
C-SPAN's Book TV, July 1, 2013

Abraham Sofaer, “Taking on Iran”
Abraham Sofaer
C-SPAN's Book TV, May 20, 2013

Milani discusses his biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Abbas Milani
C-SPAN's Book TV, April 24, 2013

Ajami on Algeria
By Fouad Ajami
Hoover/New Republic, January 25, 2013
Ajami's review published January 27, 2010
Book published September 29, 2009.

Taking on Iran
Abraham Sofaer
Scribd, June, 2012

The Syrian Rebellion
Fouad Ajami
Hoover Press, May 29, 2012

Politics and Law Scholar Peter Berkowitz Examines the Politicization of the Laws of War in Israel and the Struggle over the International Laws of War
Peter Berkowitz
Hoover Press, April 9, 2012

Hoover Institution Press Releases Book Highlighting the Twenty-first Century Challenges Facing the Bab el Mandeb, Jihad and the Arabian Sea
Camille Pecastaing
Hoover Press, October 11, 2011

Book Review: The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA
Benjamin Wittes
Lawfare, August 29, 2011

Book Review: Messy end of shah’s regime
Abbas Milani
Washington Times, February 10, 2011

The Last Shah of Iran
Abbas Milani
Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC), February 10, 2011