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February 20, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Obama's Syria Debacle Laid Bare

January 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Obama and the Sunni-Shiite War

January 1, 2014 | Bloomberg View

Murder in Beirut

In a politically contested city such as Beirut, there are public figures who fall to assassins, and others deemed safe by their reasonableness and moderation.
December 19, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Stranger in a Strange Land

November 26, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Why Obama Keeps Putting Up With Karzai’s Chutzpah

“We want the Americans to respect our sovereignty and be an honest partner. And bring a lot of money.” Thus declared Afghan President Hamid Karzai to a
November 21, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Hezbollah Suffers Syria Blowback in Beirut Bombings

Hassan Nasrallah, the dreadful Shiite cleric who commands the Lebanon-based Hezbollah movement, couldn’t get what he wanted. He had plunged his militia into
November 15, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

When the Obama Magic Died

October 30, 2013 | Bloomberg View

The Kurds Get a Second Chance in Syria

More than 200,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees have moved into Iraqi Kurdistan. They have crossed an international border to be sure, yet it is, in the Kurdish
October 23, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

A Lawyer Lost in a Region of Thugs

October 14, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Let’s Give Out Our Own Nobel Prize

The picture on the front page of Saturday’s New York Times was worth a thousand words. Young Pakistani girls, one of them clutching a notebook, were awaiting
October 1, 2013 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: Barack Houdini: Making Syria Disappear

September 23, 2013 | Bloomberg View

How Obama Was Checkmated by Iran

“Down is up and up is down. I feel like we have passed through the looking glass and are looking back at a backwards world,” a military historian of the modern Middle East wrote in a recent note to me about the hectic diplomacy over Syria and Iran. “Where did all the realists go? It’s as though the Cold War never took place.”
September 17, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Obama and Assad Buy a Precious Commodity: Time

Asli Aydintasbas, a young Turkish columnist with steely nerves and a keen grasp of Middle Eastern politics, sent a note from Istanbul to a Hoover Institution
September 12, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Obama Is Lost in the Mideast Bazaar

September 12, 2013 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: Syria and the Decline of the West

August 29, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Destroy Assad’s Regime, or Hold Your Fire

Syria is the moral and strategic test that U.S. President Barack Obama neither sought nor wanted. He had done his best to avert his gaze from its horrors. He,
August 23, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Shame of Syria

August 21, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Excising the ‘Cancer’ in Egypt

The knives -- or more properly the scalpels -- are drawn in the Egyptian public square. The liberal forums and the state media are suddenly filled with
August 14, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The True Nature of a Coup Revealed

August 7, 2013 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: The Great Schism

July 29, 2013 | Bloomberg View

John Kerry Fights the Wrong War

A time comes in the course of deadly upheavals when the world wearies of the slaughter and the bloodshed turns routine. Words lose their shock value, and all
July 12, 2013 | Washington Post

Egypt's Islamists Are Out But Not Down

July 5, 2013 | Bloomberg View

A Coup by Any Other Name

July 2, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Egypt on the Brink—With No Clear Way Back

June 24, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan

June 13, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

A Thriving American Legacy in Iraq

May 28, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Hating the West and Reaping Its Privileges

May 23, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

What is Hezbollah?

April 8, 2013 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: World Order After The Pax Americana

March 27, 2013 | Bloomberg News

How Obama Is Failing Syria

March 21, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Banality of Evil

February 27, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

John Kerry's Syrian Second Chance

February 11, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The Pharaoh Fell, but His Poisonous Legacy Lingers

February 10, 2013 | Bloomberg

The Silence of the Drones

January 28, 2013 | Newsweek

Gaddafiphilia

January 13, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The Struggle for the Fertile Crescent

December 20, 2012 | Bloomberg News

U.S. Left Syrian Children to the Devil

December 13, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Egypt's Sisyphean Struggle for Democracy

December 13, 2012 | Tablet Magazine

Better a Pharaoh or a Tempest?

December 12, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: Obama Redux – Groundhog Day

November 20, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Will the Arab Spring Deliver for Hamas?

October 17, 2012 | Bloomberg

Pakistan’s Reckoning

October 11, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Turkey's Dangerous Assad Dilemma

September 26, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Morsi, Obama & the Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

September 20, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Muslim Rage And The Obama Retreat

September 14, 2012 | Washington Post

Why is the Arab World So Easily Offended?

August 16, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

The Caravan: Patience

August 2, 2012 | Tablet Magazine

The Popular Front Against Iran

August 1, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Islam, Democracy and the Long View of History

The U.S. had no trouble living with the Arab autocrats. It did so, as George W. Bush once put it in a memorable speech, for six long decades...
August 1, 2012 | Uncommon Knowledge

Charles Hill and Fouad Ajami on Uncommon Knowledge

August 1, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Foreign Policy of David Axelrod

July 29, 2012 | Washington Post

Romney Isn’t Out to Make the World Swoon

July 19, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Syria's War Hits the House of Assad

A rebel bomb tears through a cabinet meeting, killing top lieutenants and relatives of Damascus's dictator...
June 26, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

What to Expect From the Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptians deserve a decent interval before Western observers consign them again to a despotic fate...
June 20, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

America, Russia and the Tragedy of Syria

On a recent visit to Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, ordinary Syrians asked me why the U.S. is not more concerned with their fate...
May 26, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Egypt's Next Leader Won't Be A Creature of Tahrir Square

It is not a coincidence that one candidate is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, the other Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister...
May 2, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Can Obama Run on His Foreign-Policy Record?

The American people may demand more than the killing of bin Laden and the hunting down of Somali pirates...
April 24, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

America's Syria Abdication

A no-fly, no-drive zone on the border with Turkey would critically alter the terms of engagement. Everyone is waiting on Washington's leadership...
April 2, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Obama and the Eisenhower Standard

When crafting foreign policy, the late president didn't 'give a damn how the election goes'...
February 24, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

America's Alibis for Not Helping Syria

We can lend a hand to its tyrannized people or risk turning the country into a devil's playground of religious extremism...
February 10, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

A Kosovo Model for Syria

Bill Clinton stood up to Milosevic. Barack Obama can confront Assad...
February 7, 2012 | New Republic

The Honor of Aleppo

A Syrian novel and a Syrian revolution...
February 1, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

The Last Battle of the Cold War

Vladimir Putin stands by fellow strongman Bashar Assad in Syria, lest Russians get any uppity ideas about democracy...
January 24, 2012 | Foreign Affairs

The Arab Spring at One

A Year of Living Dangerously...
January 23, 2012 | Newsweek

Syria: The Lost Bequest of Hafez Assad

Modern Syria was made by a cruel strongman. His son, also cruel, is a man of straw...
January 12, 2012 | Washington Post

Five myths about the Arab Spring

When the Arab Spring began a year ago, the Western world was shocked...
January 6, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

America and the Solitude of the Syrians

Deep down, the Obama administration seems to believe that Assad's tyranny is preferable to the opposition...
December 12, 2011 | Newsweek

Beware of Greeks Bearing Debt

Greece lives with the sense that it is exempt from the demands of political and economic discipline...
November 29, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Egypt and the Fruits of the Pharaohs

What we are witnessing is not the consequence of democracy but rather a half-century of authoritarianism...
November 19, 2011 | New Republic

Why Are We Still Backing Hamid Karzai?

He offers us the most peculiar of gifts—the right to stay on indefinitely, shore up his regime, and pour our scarce treasure for his family and retainers. That Afghan lion doesn’t make its own kills...
October 21, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Gadhafi and the Swindle of Dictatorship

We needn't dispatch our forces to all lands of trouble, but our burden of celebrating liberty on foreign shores endures...
October 12, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Arab World's Unknown Son

'If you want another Steve Jobs, stop the killing of Syrian children...'
September 23, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Palestinian Statehood and the Lessons of Oslo

The U.N. deliberations are theater. There can be no avoiding direct negotiations...
September 12, 2011 | Daily Beast

The Ways of American Memory

Fouad Ajami writes that 10 years after 9/11, Americans are perhaps too quick to forgive—while honest Arab reflection about that day is scarce...
August 24, 2011 | New Republic

The Making of a Hijacker: The Banal Life and Barbarous Deed of a 9/11 Terrorist

Of the 19 young Arabs who struck the United States on September 11, the Lebanese-born Ziad Jarrah, who is thought to have been at the controls of the plane forced down by its heroic passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, has always been of greater interest to me than the others, and for strictly parochial reasons: We were both born in the same country, but two generations apart.

September 8, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

From 9/11 to the Arab Spring

The current uprising is directed not against foreign demons, but against cruel rulers who robbed their people of a decent life...
August 31, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

From Baghdad to Tripoli

In stark contrast to the challenges faced by Iraq, fair winds attend the Libyan venture...
August 24, 2011 | New Republic

The Making of a Hijacker

Of the 19 young Arabs who struck the United States on September 11, the Lebanese-born Ziad Jarrah, who is thought to have been at the controls of the plane forced down by its heroic passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, has always been of greater interest to me than the others...
August 23, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

A Thrilling Spectacle in Tripoli

Four decades of a nation's life were squandered by this regime. Surely the successor can do better...
August 15, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Arab World Condemns Syria's 'Killing Machine'

The least President Obama can do is call for Bashar Assad, the orchestrator of the slaughter, to step down...
August 7, 2011 | Newsweek

Your Silence Is Killing Us

By standing by as Syria's rebellion is brutally put down, Western nations are showing Assad he can get away with continuing his father's violence...
August 1, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Barack Obama the Pessimist

His lack of faith in American exceptionalism has dashed any hope of a 'transformational' presidency...
July 11, 2011 | Daily Beast

Panetta's Freudian Slip

When the Defense secretary said the U.S. is in Iraq because of 9/11, his handlers launched into spin mode—but Fouad Ajami says he wasn't all wrong...
July 8, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Road to Serfdom and the Arab Revolt

The dictators who came to power in the 1950s and '60s were economic levelers who impoverished their countries. Today's unrest is the result...
June 24, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Sizing Up bin Laden's Successor

It was Ayman al-Zawahiri who decreed that it was just to strike the 'far enemy'—the United States...
June 23, 2011 | New Republic

Obama’s Speech on Afghanistan: The War That Is His and Isn’t

It is difficult being war hawks and budget hawks at the same time. Empire, and its wars, are sure not what they used to be. It is sobering that we have poured so much blood and treasure into Afghanistan and we have so little to say about it...
June 13, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Syria: Where Massacre Is a Family Tradition

The mask of the Assad regime finally falls, and the world is forced to confront its illusions about Iran's ally and Hezbollah's patron...
June 3, 2011 | New Republic

Robert Gates Is Right About Iraq

We've made progress—and we shouldn't remove all U.S. troops...
June 1, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The U.N. Can't Deliver a Palestinian State

The General Assembly vote that created Israel was the culmination of decades of hard work on the ground...
May 17, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Gadhafi and the Vanished Imam

The 1978 murder of a luminary of the Shiite religious class, Imam Musa al-Sadr, foreshadowed the Libyan dictator's later crimes against humanity...
May 3, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Osama Bin Laden, Weak Horse

Expelled from Afghanistan, rejected in Iraq, he died as a new Arab order that has nothing to do with jihad is struggling to be born...
April 25, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Freedom Movement Comes to Syria

It is unlikely that the Gadhafis and Mubaraks could have entertained thoughts of succession for their sons had they not seen the ease with which Syria became an odd creature—a republican monarchy...
March 23, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Obama’s Holbrooke Moment

Benghazi would have been the president's Srebrenica. He had little choice but to act.
February 26, 2011 | New York Times

How the Arabs Turned Shame Into Liberty

Perhaps this Arab Revolution of 2011 had a scent for the geography of grief and cruelty...
February 22, 2011 | Foreign Policy

Nothing to See Here

What if the big message of the WikiLeaks cables is that there is no message...?
February 12, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Egypt's 'Heroes With No Names'

We must remember that Mohamed Atta and Ayman Zawahiri were bred in the tyranny of Hosni Mubarak...
February 13, 2011 | New York Times

Osama Bin Laden: The Specter

An ex-C.I.A. bin Laden hunter worries about U.S. complacency...
February 6, 2011 | Newsweek

Demise of the Dictators

In lands that have been plundered and tyrannized, the Arab Revolution of 2011 has been smoldering for decades. What finally turned resignation into rebellion...
January 29, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Rebellion in the Land of the Pharaohs

A man who places himself at the helm for three decades inevitably becomes the target of all the realm's discontents...
January 19, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton Echoes the Bush Doctrine

The secretary is right about the Mideast's troubled autocrats. Too bad her boss decided to cast his lot with them...
January 16, 2011 | Newsweek

Pity the Christian Arabs

The Christian Arabs were sure that a new age of Arab enlightenment would make room for them. How tragically wrong they were...
December 28, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Obama's Presidency Joins the Fray

Americans prefer a leader who does not stand aloof from the weight and the lessons of our history...
December 15, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Richard Holbrooke: Kennedy Democrat

The savior of Sarajevo believed that American power should be used for good...
November 30, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

WikiLeaks and the Art of Diplomacy

Foreign leaders will continue to talk to us. It is the way of power to brag, and to tempt visitors from afar...
November 24, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Pilgrims in Beirut, Pumpkin Pie in Manhattan

Gravy, for a man of the Mediterranean, is irredeemable...
October 27, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Karzai and the Scent of U.S. Irresolution

Our longest war is now being waged with doubt and hesitation, and our ally on the scene has gone rogue, taking the coin of our enemies and scoffing at our purposes...
October 6, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Pax Americana and the New Iraq

Iraq's Shiites, especially, have a healthy fear of Iran and a desire to keep Persian power at bay...
September 20, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Islam's Encounters With America

A survey by Elaph, the most respected electronic daily in the Arab world, saw 58% object to the building of the WTC mosque...
August 23, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

The Guns of August, 1990

The last 20 years would have been very different had American forces taken that open road to Baghdad the first time around...
August 11, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

The Obsolescence of Barack Obama

The magic of 2008 can't be recreated, and good riddance to it...
July 26, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

The Cop on the Banks of the Nile

No great upheaval has taken place in the Egypt of Hosni Mubarak. But the country has stagnated, and some of its children have blamed the U.S. and embraced terror...
July 21, 2010 | New Republic

Awaken the Pashtuns

The war in Afghanistan is the revenge of the Iraq war. It was amid the great debate about Iraq that there was born the myth of Afghanistan as the good war of “necessity”—the September 11 war...
June 28, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Petraeus and Obama's Uncertain Trumpet

There is a mismatch between the general's Afghan mission and the president's summons to his countrymen...
June 18, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Beyond the Horns, A Beautiful Game

South Africa's reaction to a red card is a real testament to its culture...
June 11, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Iran and the 'Freedom Recession'

Facebook had no answer to the pro-regime vigilantes who ruled the streets. And the U.S. president, who might have helped, stood aside...

June 5, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Five Best

Fouad Ajami on his favorite books about financial dynasties...

May 10, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Islam's Nowhere Men

Millions like Faisal Shahzad are unsettled by a modern world they can neither master nor reject.

April 9, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Afghanistan and the Decline of American Power

President Karzai's anti-American shift is a statement about the standing of the Obama administration in the region.

March 2, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Another Step Forward for Iraq

Forgive Vice President Joe Biden the audacity of claiming last month on CNN's "Larry King Live" that Iraq is destined to be "one of the great achievements of this administration." . . .

January 31, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

The Obama Spell Is Broken

Unlike this president, John Kennedy was an ironist who never fell for his own mystique. . . .

December 30, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

A Cold-Blooded Foreign Policy

No despot fears the president, and no demonstrator in Tehran expects him to ride to the rescue. . . .

November 29, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

The Arabs Have Stopped Applauding Obama

A foreign policy of penance has won America no friends. . . .

November 9, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

From Berlin to Baghdad

Will the peoples of Islam tear down their walls as the people of Central and Eastern Europe tore down theirs? . . .

September 11, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

9/11 and the 'Good War'

The road that led to 9/11 was never a defining concern of President Barack Obama...

August 25, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

Obama's Summer of Discontent

So we are to have a French health-care system without a French tradition of political protest...

August 5, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

Autocracy and the Decline of the Arabs

‘It made me feel so jealous,” said Abdulmonem Ibrahim, a young Egyptian political activist, of the recent upheaval in Iran...

August 6, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

Autocracy and the Decline of the Arabs

“It made me feel so jealous,” said Abdulmonem Ibrahim, a young Egyptian political activist, of the recent upheaval in Iran. “We are amazed at the organization and speed with which the Iranian movement has been functioning...”

July 29, 2009 | New York Times

Strangers in the Land

A departure and a return: In the legend of Moorish Spain, Boabdil, the last Muslim ruler of Granada, is said to have paused on a ridge for a final glimpse of the realm he had just surrendered to the Castilians...

September 10, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

The Foreign Policy Difference

The candidacy of Barack Obama seems to have lost some of its luster of late, and I suspect this has something to do with large questions many Americans still harbor about his view of the dangerous world around us...

March 19, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

No Surrender

Wars have never been easy to defend....

Blogs

November 26, 2012 | TonyBlairFaithFoundation

A Note On The Christian Arabs

May 14, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 Blog (CNN.com)

Mr. Anderson visits the ‘Lost World’

Fouad Ajami traveled to Turkey with Anderson Cooper to meet Syrian families living in refugee camps after escaping attacks in Syria and fleeing across the border...
April 16, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

Nothing Left

The Afghans want us to stay, so it is long past time to haul up the gear and leave the Hindu Kush to its ways...
April 12, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

Can the Afghan war be won?

The Caravan project of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order has put together a round table about the vital question of America’s options in Afghanistan...
February 23, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

The Rescue

An irresistible force has clashed with an immovable object, and the stalemate will have to be broken by outsiders...
October 11, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Betrayal at Turtle Bay

If the Syrian people needed illumination about the cruel ways of the world, the United Nations Security Council provided it, when a toothless resolution condemning the violence of their rulers was turned back on October 4...
May 12, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Beyond the Legend of Syria’s Moderation

The Syrians know beyond the shadow of doubt the stuff of which their ruling cabal – and their president – are made. And the rulers have looked in wonder as unarmed young people have braved armor and tanks in the hope that can break out of the grip of this monstrous regime...
April 28, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

In Libya, Half In

The [National Transitional Council in Benghazi] bodes well for the future, American officials say, it is “worthy of our support,” but we are not yet ready to recognize it...
April 12, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Sarkozy and Islam: Banning the Niqab, Backing the Free Libyans

We have traded roles with the French. They are keen to support liberty in different places, while we stand there unsure of freedom’s call upon us...
January 24, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Mr. President, You’ve Dialed the Wrong Number

Forgive the Egyptians if they can’t find their way out of the grip of this autocracy. But Barack Obama is not bound by this bleak logic. He owes it to the Egyptians to show some semblance of sympathy for their democratic aspirations...
January 14, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Rachel Maddow is no Glenn Beck

...[I]n truth Maddow and Beck are creatures of the new media, commentators who sprang from nowhere, their stock in trade is opinion pure and simple...
December 8, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Nothing Succeeds like Succession: The House of Saud and Its ways

The arrival of King Abdullah in New York on November 22, for surgery, has occasioned a flood of commentary about Saudi Arabia and the matter of succession in that opaque realm...
November 11, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Mr. Obama’s Islamic Report Card

President Obama now concedes that his outreach to the Islamic world is an “incomplete project.” I have been teaching for well over three decades, and from my experience I can say that most incomplete grades are never made up...
November 1, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Whack a Mole: What of Yemen?

Forget Afghanistan, the true sanctuary and playground for terrorism is Yemen, at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula...
October 25, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Firing Line: Juan Williams and the Liberal Dogma

The firing of Juan Williams – a confused and confusing journalist for whom I have no use – by National Public Radio is not a boon for Islam in America...
October 19, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Our Friends, the Pakistanis

[T]he Pakistanis may not be the most resolute of allies. But we should not be surprised if others hedge their bets when they hear our uncertain trumpet, when we tell them that we are marking time in their midst, and that our military effort in the Afghan war is a prelude for an imminent withdrawal...

Interviews

February 25, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (31:21)

James Taranto, Wall Street Journal. Jed Babbin, American Spectator. Ian Austen, NYT. Fouad Ajami, Hoover. 
February 19, 2014 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

February 6, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (10:10)

 Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow, Hoover. Bruce Webster, AndStllIPesist; Webster & Associates. Jonathan Schanzer, FDD.
February 3, 2014 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Syria)

Hoover Institution senior fellow Fouad Ajami on the assassination of moderate Lebanese politician Mohamad Chatah.
February 3, 2014 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Israel)

January 6, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (9:50)

Guests: Jason Koebler, free-lance science writer. Fouad Ajami, Bloomberg View. Eli Lake, The Daily Beast. Zeke Faux, Bloomberg
December 31, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Part I)

Wall Street Journal Video includes original programming on-demand as well as news and features from reporters across the globe.
December 31, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Part II)

November 25, 2013 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

November 18, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

November 4, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (20:53)

David Drucker, WashingtonExaminer.com; John Fund, NRO; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Gordon Chang, Forbes.com.
October 28, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:31)

Guests: Eric Trager, Washington Institute. Fouad Ajami, Hoover & WSJ. Resolve: From the Jungles of WW II Bataan,The Epic Story of a Soldier, a Flag, and a Promise Kept by Welch, Bob
October 17, 2013 | The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)

Fouad Ajami on MEMRI TV

In a recent TV interview, Stanford University professor Fouad Ajami presented the case for U.S. intervention in Syria and said that America had an
October 10, 2013 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

October 3, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (20:16)

Guests: Sebastian Gorka, FDD. David Davenport, Hoover. Fouad Ajami, Hoover.  Reza Kahlili, author.
September 25, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (30:58)

September 24, 2013 | To The Point (KCRW)

Fouad Ajami on To the Point with Warren Olney (15:10)

September 5, 2013 | Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Syria)

September 5, 2013 | Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Egypt)

September 3, 2013 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami on Anderson Cooper 360

On a special edition of AC360, Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Anne-Marie Slaughter of the New America Foundation, Charles Blow of The New York Times and Chief National Correspondent John King discussed President Obama's case for use of U.S.
September 2, 2013 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami on Anderson Cooper 360

President Obama and U.S. administration officials stepped up their efforts to win congressional approval for a possible military strike in Syria. Christopher Dickey, Middle East Editor for Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institute, Bill Kristol of the Week...
August 29, 2013 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami on Anderson Cooper 360

Anderson talked with Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, National Security Analyst Fran Townsend, who currently sits on the Homeland Security and CIA external advisory boards, Christopher Dickey, Middle East Editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast and CNN's chief...
August 29, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:54)

Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Robert Satloff, Washington Institute. Fouad Ajami, Hoover. Tony Badran, FDD. 
August 13, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (19:19)

Guests: Charles Pellegrino, author and explorer. Kathleen Howley, Bloomberg. Fouad Ajami, Hoover. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack.
August 2, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

Wall Street Journal Video includes original programming on-demand as well as news and features from reporters across the globe.
July 8, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (19:57)

July 5, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

June 15, 2013 | America's News HQ (Fox News)

Turkish Unrest: Protesters Vow to Fight for Democracy

June 14, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal: Syria: Beyond the Red Line

June 14, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal: Occupy Gezi Park

May 17, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

May 16, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (1:17)

May 13, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (30:01)

May 6, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (20:28)

May 1, 2013 | Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

April 22, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (19:24)

March 29, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show

March 20, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:24)

March 5, 2013 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on the Bill Bennett Show (subscription required)

March 4, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:07)

February 15, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (:40)

January 25, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (19:34)

November 28, 2012 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

Fouad Ajami on DEFCON-3

November 28, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (30:41)

November 26, 2012 | Lou Dobbs Tonight (Fox Business)

Fouad Ajami on Lou Dobbs Tonight

November 26, 2012 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on the Bill Bennett Show

November 17, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami on Anderson Cooper 360

September 26, 2012 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

Fouad Ajami On DEFCON 3 With KT McFarland (14:09)

September 21, 2012 | Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network)

Fouad Ajami On Wall Street Journal Radio’s Daily Wrap (22:35)

September 21, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami On The John Batchelor Show (30:30)

September 18, 2012 | Newsday

Fouad Ajami On BBC Newsday

September 17, 2012 | Talk of the Nation (NPR)

Fouad Ajami on NPR's Talk of the Nation

August 20, 2012 | America's Radio News Network - Mid-Day Edition

Fouad Ajami on America's Radio News Network - Mid-Day Edition (at 9:44)

August 6, 2012 | Gil Gross Program (KKSF)

Fouad Ajami on the Gil Gross Program (at 13:50)

July 31, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

July 25, 2012 | America's Radio News Network - Mid-Morning Edition

Fouad Ajami on America's Radio News Network (at 53:30)

July 9, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show (at 19:53)

June 27, 2012 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

Unrest in Syria

June 22, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami and Leisel Bogan on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Dan Henninger, WSJ; Leisel Bogan, Hoover; Kate Galbraith, Texas Tribune; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
June 20, 2012 | Amanpour (CNN International)

Should the U.S. intervene in Syria?

Guest host Ali Velshi speaks with U.S. Congressman Ron Paul and author Fouad Ajami about whether in intervene in Syria...
June 19, 2012 | Gil Gross Program (KKSF)

Fouad Ajami on the Gil Gross Program

Gil talks with Fouad Ajami, Hoover fellow and author of "The Syrian Rebellion," about what is happening in Syria and what part should the United States be playing...
June 18, 2012 | Charlie Rose

Update on Egypt

Fouad Ajami of the Hoover Institution & David Ignatius of The Washington Post on Egypt...
June 14, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Co-Host Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents; Walter Russel Mead, Bard College; Fouad Ajami, author...
June 9, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Saving Big Ben: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan by John R. Satterfield; The Syrian Rebellion (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order) by Fouad Ajami...
May 30, 2012 | America's Morning News

Fouad Ajami on Syrian Diplomacy

Fouad Ajami talks with America's Morning News about the brutal crack down in Syria. Ajami is author of 'The Syrian Rebellion' and is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution...
May 29, 2012 | Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network)

Fouad Ajami on the Daily Wrap

Will Syria respond to international pressure...
May 28, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami: 'Massacre is a turning point'

Fouad Ajami and Fran Townsend discuss the violence against civilians in Syria and options for U.S. involvement...
May 14, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami: Syria is Obama's Rwanda

Fouad Ajami says Pres. Obama may regret not helping people in Syria the way Pres. Clinton did after the Rwanda Genocide...
May 2, 2012 | America's News HQ (Fox News)

Questions Facing Egypt's Political Future

Fouad Ajami and Nazila Fathi on issues Egypt is facing leading into the May presidential election...
April 30, 2012 | Talk of the Nation (NPR)

U.S. Has Abdicated Responsibility For Syria

As Syria continues its violent crackdown, Hoover Institution senior fellow Fouad Ajami argues that the U.S. has forsaken Syria and its people and provided the regime with a lifeline...
April 26, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Henry Nau, Hoover; Tim Wilson, IPA; Salena Zito, PTR; Lara Brown, Villanova University...
April 20, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Syria peace keeping mission 'is doomed'

Professor Ajami says the U.N.'s plan to end violence in Syria won't work. Professor Lopez thinks it's the only choice right now...
April 17, 2012 | America's Radio News Network - Mid-Morning Edition

Obama Administration Refuses to Allow Libya to Send Arms to Syrian Opposition

Dr. Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, tells America's Radio News that the Obama administration refused to allow newly established Lybian government to send arms to Syrian opposition to defend itself against Assad forces...
April 16, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor

Guests: Declan Walsh, NYT; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; David Kirkpatrick, NYT; Atossa Abrahamian, Reuters...
March 28, 2012 | To The Point (KCRW)

The Arab League, Iraq and Stopping Violence in Syria

This week's Arab League Summit puts Iraq -- a country still torn by political and religious tensions and recent outbreaks of violence -- back in the news...
March 15, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Fouad Ajami on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360

Fouad Ajami will discuss the release of the Assad family with Anderson Cooper...
March 2, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Paul Vigna, Dow Jones; Kevin Roose, NYT; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Brian Chen, NYT...
February 29, 2012 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

2012 is the year of reckoning with Iran

We’ll have the latest on the Syrian uprising, and discuss whether the U.S. should get involved; we’ll also explore what’s ahead for the U.S. in Afghanistan, the conflicting intelligence reports about Iran and its nuclear program...
February 24, 2012 | CNN

Discussing the violence in Syria

Kate Bolduan and Fouad Ajami discuss the violence in Syria and what the international community is doing about it...
February 23, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Colvin's death amid Syria's growing war

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks with Christiane Amanpour and Fouad Ajami about Marie Colvin and growing conflict in Syria...
February 21, 2012 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami: We are watching death of a city

Anderson Cooper talks with Fouad Ajami after he met with exiled Syrian leaders about the fate of the people in Syria...
February 6, 2012 | Charlie Rose

Crisis in Syria

A discussion about the the crisis in Syria with Fouad Ajami of Stanford University; Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times; Joshua Landis of the University of Oklahoma; and Anne-Marie Slaughter of Princeton University...
February 3, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution; Gretchen Morgenson, NYT; Bob Zimmerman, Behind the Black; Megan Garber, The Atlantic...
January 25, 2012 | Madeleine Brand Show (KPCC)

Analyzing President Obama's foreign policy record

During Tuesday night's State of the Union speech, President Obama touted his foreign policy accomplishments. He talked about ending the Iraq war, putting pressure on Iran and killing Osama Bin Laden...
January 13, 2012 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Tyler Rogoway, Aviation Intel; Jody Shenn, Bloomberg; Bruce Dorminey, Science Magazine; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
November 30, 2011 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

How close are we to the abyss?

The latest on the Egyptian elections, and is it time to quit Pakistan? That and more on this hour of Foxnews.com LIVE. Defcon3 with KT...
November 30, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

Guests: Eric Trager, Washington Institute; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; David Livingston, The Space Show; Haym Benaroya, Rutgers; Greg Zuckerman, WSJ...
October 12, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Francesca Guerrera, WSJ; Ali Soufan, author; Rezza Kahlili, author...
September 18, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Mona Charen, NRO Online; Jody Schneider, Bloomberg; Larry Johnson, NoQuarter; Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Revew; Rufus Phillips, Why Vietnam Matters; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal; Arif Rafiq, Pakistan Policy; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
September 15, 2011 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

A 21-Hour Attack in Kabul

A Tour from Kabul to the Pentagon — K.T. McFarland examines the national security issues affecting our country...
September 12, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, Hoover; David Weidner, WSJ; Jeff Faust, TheSpaceReview.com; Laura Kasinof, NYT...
September 5, 2011 | Talk of the Nation (NPR)

What's Next In Libya?

NPR foreign correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid and Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, discuss the rapidly evolving situation in Libya and the country's next steps...
September 1, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Syrian official quits, claims atrocities

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Fouad Ajami and Anthony Shadid about the chaos in Syria...
September 1, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, WSJ; Bill McGurn, WSJ; William Cohan, Bloomberg; Art Harman, SaveMannedSpace.com...
August 26, 2011 | Secure Freedom Radio

Fouad Ajami on Secure Freedom Radio

Today's Featured Guest is Fouad Ajami who discusses the revolution in Libya...
August 25, 2011 | Situation Room (CNN)

Gadhafi's 'obsession' with Rice

Middle East expert Fouad Ajami discusses the photo album of Condoleezza Rice found in Gadhafi's compound in Libya...
August 24, 2011 | Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft (WLS)

Fouad Ajami on the Bruce Wolf & Dan Proft Show

Fouad Ajami - Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution - joins Bruce and Dan...
August 23, 2011 | Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network)

Fouad Ajami on the Daily Wrap

...[T]he latest on Libya and what the future could be for them...
August 22, 2011 | American Morning (CNN)

If Gadhafi falls, who will run Libya?

Fouad Ajami, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the rebel forces and who may take power in Libya...
August 16, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor

GUESTS: John Fund, WSJ; Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77 WABC; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Bret Stephens, WSJ…
August 9, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Ann Marlowe, Hudson Institute; Landon Thomas, NYT; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
August 8, 2011 | CNN

Saudis to Syria: End the killing

CNN's John King talks to Fouad Ajami and author Robin Wright about the Middle East's reaction to President Assad...
July 29, 2011 | Uncommon Knowledge

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 5 of 5

The West declines as the Arab world rises? Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill remark on this prospect...
July 28, 2011 | Uncommon Knowledge

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 4 of 5

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill describe the rise and fall of the Arab Spring...
July 27, 2011 | Uncommon Knowledge

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 3 of 5

A decade later, how has the U.S. done in its reaction to 9/11? Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill respond...
July 26, 2011 | Uncommon Knowledge

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 2 of 5

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill connect economics and the clash of Islam and the West...
July 25, 2011 | Uncommon Knowledge

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 1 of 5

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill discuss the origins of the collision of Islam and the West...
July 15, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Egypt in crisis

Anderson Cooper speaks with Fouad Ajami and Khalid Abdalla about renewed protests for change in Egypt...
June 14, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: John Fund, WSJ; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Bill Roggio, LongWarJournal.org; Arif Rafiq, ForeignPolicy.com...
June 13, 2011 | Talk of the Nation (NPR)

Syrian Regime's Lost 'Mask Of Moderation'

Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, says Syria's brutal regime has now lost its false mask of moderation...
June 8, 2011 | In the Arena (CNN)

Ajami: US now sees Syria for what it is

Middle East expert Fouad Ajami says the U.S. fell under the spell of Syria's pr machine too long and now sees its deceit...
June 2, 2011 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

On Syria, Egypt, and Bernard Lewis' new book, "The End of Modern History in the Middle East," with the Introduction written by Fouad Ajami...
June 1, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami: In Syria, 'the mask has fallen'

Anne-Marie Slaughter and Prof. Fouad Ajami speak with Anderson Cooper about the Assad regime in Syria...
June 1, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami and Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Mosi Secret, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution...
May 31, 2011 | In the Arena (CNN)

Ajami: Syrian regime 'strange beast'

Fouad Ajami says Arab states are "very committed" to the Syrian regime, despite the brutal death of a teen protester...
May 30, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Outrage in Syria over boy's death

CNN's John King and Arwa Damon speak with Prof. Fouad Ajami about the anti-government protests in Syria...
May 16, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Clashes Along Israeli-Syrian Border

Anderson Cooper speaks with CNN Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jill Dougherty and Prof. Fouad Ajami about Syria...
May 5, 2011 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett

April 29, 2011 | Situation Room (CNN)

U.S. sanctions on Syrian 'perpetrators'

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Prof. Fouad Ajami if the U.S. needs to take further action in Syria...
April 26, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: John Fund, WSJ; Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77 WABC; Robert Lee Hotz, WSJ; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
April 7, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Battle for Libya at Apparent Stalemate

Prof. Fouad Ajami and author Robert Baer discuss the state of the civil war in Libya...
March 28, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Grading Obama's Libya speech

President Obama defended American involvement in the coalition effort in a nationally televised address...
March 25, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami: Syrians are finding their courage

Prof. Fouad Ajami speaks with CNN's Sanjay Gupta about the protests and calls for reform in Syria...
March 25, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

In Egypt, old habits die hard

Prof. Fouad Ajami and CNN's Ivan Watson discuss Egypt's transition away from decades of rule by the Mubarak regime...
March 23, 2011 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett

On the war in Libya and the right way for the U.S. to handle this conflict...
March 23, 2011 | CNN American Morning

Coalition airstrikes continue in Libya

Coalition airstrikes in Libya continue on the fifth day of Operation Odyssey Dawn...
March 22, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Libya no-fly zone just the beginning?

David Gergen and Prof. Fouad Ajami discuss what else the international community might do to aid the Libyan opposition...
March 18, 2011 | AC360 Blog (CNN.com)

Libya is different

Anderson Cooper, Jill Dougherty, Prof. Fouad Ajami, and author Robert Baer discuss the situation in Libya...
March 16, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami reflects on Libya, Bahrain

After weeks of anti-government protests, Prof. Fouad Ajami reflects on the popular movements in Libya and Bahrain...
February 2, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Mubarak 'borrowing from book of Saddam'?

International studies professor Fouad Ajami talks about how Egyptian President Mubarak is handling the uprising...
March 10, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

No-fly zone over Libya?

Prof. Fouad Ajami and Gen. Wesley Clark discuss the challenges and consequences of a no-fly zone over Libya...
March 7, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Ajami: Libya now in a war of attrition

Prof. Fouad Ajami tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that the Libyan opposition forces want and need international help...
March 7, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Egyptian protesters storm security bldgs

Anderson Cooper speaks with Prof. Fouad Ajami and Lisa Anderson, Pres. of the Amer. Univ. in Cairo...
March 1, 2011 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett

On the revolutions sweeping the Middle East and how the U.S. should respond...
February 28, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

What happens to Libya after Gadhafi?

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with author and ex-CIA officer Robert Baer and Prof. Fouad Ajami about Libya...
February 28, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

How can U.S. help Libyan opposition?

Anderson Cooper speaks with Paul Wolfowitz, Gen. Wesley Clark, and Prof. Fouad Ajami about the opposition in Libya...
February 23, 2011 | Engaging Democracy (Sam Adams Alliance)

President Obama & Respect for History

This week was Presidents Day, so we thought: what better way to celebrate the holiday than a conversation about President Obama and respect for history. Our guest is Fouad Ajami...
February 21, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

'They want the world to bear witness'

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with Prof. Fouad Ajami about the situation in Libya...
February 14, 2011 | Talk of the Nation (NPR)

Egypt's Hazy Future Leaves Big Questions For U.S.

The anti-Mubarak protestors' victory in Egypt captured the imaginations of millions of Americans. But Egypt's leadership remains in flux...
February 11, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

What's next for Egypt?

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with a panel of guests about what might be next for Egypt...
February 11, 2011 | Parker-Spitzer (CNN)

Egypt: What comes after Mubarak?

Scholar Fouad Ajami and former Asst. Sec. of State Jamie Rubin discuss the "most stunning event in modern Arab history..."
February 9, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

The truth about Egypt's lies

Anderson Cooper speaks to Prof. Fouad Ajami and CNN's Ivan Watson about the Egyptian protests...
February 9, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Keith Bradsher, NYT; Paul Ingrassia, NYT; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Jim Yardley, NYT...
February 8, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Egypt, Middle East at a turning point?

Anderson Cooper speaks with David Gergen, Jill Dougherty, and Middle East expert Fouad Ajami about Egypt...
February 7, 2011 | Bloomberg Television

Fouad Ajami Says Egypt, Mubarak in `Fight to the Finish'

Fouad Ajami talks about the outlook for protests and politics in Egypt. He speaks with Matt Miller and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart"...
February 7, 2011 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

Egypt, Terrorism and the Muslim Brotherhood

KT McFarland Hosts. Today on Defcon3, continuing coverage of the Middle East unrest, Egypt and a critical look at the Muslim Brotherhood...
February 5, 2011 | Journal Editorial Report (Fox News)

Uprising in Egypt Takes Bloody Turn

What role should U.S. play in crisis...?
February 3, 2011 | Parker-Spitzer (CNN)

Scholar: Army will decide Egypt's future

Scholar Fouad Ajami comments on a report that the U.S. is discussing a plan for Egyptian President Mubarak to quit now...
February 2, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Kamran Bokhari, Stratfor.com; Michael Giglio, Newsweek International; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...
February 1, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

Mubarak under fire

Egyptian President Mubarak announces he won't run for re-election, but is that enough for the people of Egypt...?
January 31, 2011 | Charlie Rose

Update on Egypt

Update on Egypt with Tarek Masoud of Harvard Kennedy School, Fouad Ajami of Johns Hopkins University [and the Hoover Institution], Emad Shahin, Anthony Shadid of 'The New York Times' & Neil MacFarquhar of 'The New York Times'...
January 31, 2011 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

On the history behind Egypt's unrest and what the end result will be for this crucial state in the Arab world...
January 31, 2011 | Bloomberg Television

Ajami Says Mubarak May Have Triggered Anti-U.S. Terror

Fouad Ajami talks about the anti-Mubarak uprising in Egypt and the outlook for that country's political future and relationship with the U.S...
January 31, 2011 | Minnesota Public Radio

Newsmaker: Protests continue in Egypt

Opposition groups in Egypt are continuing to call for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarek as the army tries to maintain order in the country. Guest: Fouad Ajami...
January 31, 2011 | CNN

Future of Egypt

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Professor Fouad Ajami about the future of Egypt and what role the U.S. should play...
January 29, 2011 | Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

U.S. reacts to Egypt turmoil

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses what the U.S. response should be to the turmoil in Egypt, a long-time ally...
January 18, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Mary O'Grady, WSJ; Ravi Somaiya, Newsweek; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution...
December 15, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State; Tom Keene, Bloomberg; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution; John Bolton, AEI...
December 9, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Dan Henninger, WSJ; Michael Slackman, The New York Times; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution...
November 30, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami and Charles Blahous on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Charles Blahous, Hudson Institute [and Hoover Institution]; John Fund, WSJ; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution; Brian Sussman, Hot Talk 560 KSFO...
November 30, 2010 | Secure Freedom Radio

Fouad Ajami on Secure Freedom Radio

On today’s show Frank is joined for three segments by the director of the Middle East Studies Program at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Fouad Ajami...
November 14, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and Larry Johnson, No Quarter blog, Fouad Ajami, Arif Rafiq, Pakistan Policy review...
November 8, 2010 | DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)

Looking abroad after the midterms

Today on Defcon3: The President’s focus: what to do about the Afghanistan war and what the next wave of terrorist attacks will mean for us at home...
November 3, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Fouad Ajami and Tod Lindberg on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Bret Stephens, WSJ; Todd Lindberg, Hoover Institution; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution; Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index...
October 26, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

The John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Bill McGurn, WSJ; Steven Erlanger, NYT; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution. Ajami's segment begins at 17:38.
September 9, 2010 | Secure Freedom Radio

Secure Freedom Radio with Frank Gaffney

Hoover Institution’s sage of the age and Johns Hopkins University Professor, Fouad Ajami puts America’s actions in Iraq into proper strategic and historical context...
August 26, 2010 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Bill Bennett's Morning in America

Fouad Ajami: A masterclass interview on Middle East affairs and the Ground Zero mosque...
August 12, 2010 | KTTH

David Boze Show

“The Obsolescence of Barack Obama” Dr. Fouad Ajami is a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution
August 12, 2010 | Secure Freedom Radio

Secure Freedom Radio with Frank Gaffney

Today on Secure Freedom Radio with Frank Gaffney, Frank opens up with commentary about the promotion of Islam from the White House in recent press statements...
June 22, 2010 | Bill Bennett's Morning In America

Interview with Fouad Ajami

On how Pres. Obama and the U.S. are perceived by the rest of the world and how are international relations have worked out so far...
May 14, 2010 | Uncommon Knowledge

The U.S. & the Middle East with Fouad Ajami: Chapter 5 of 5

Fouad Ajami discusses the nature of the threat of radical Islam...

May 13, 2010 | Uncommon Knowledge

The U.S. & the Middle East with Fouad Ajami: Chapter 4 of 5

Fouad Ajami comments on the all new Israel-U.S. divide...

May 11, 2010 | Uncommon Knowledge

The U.S. & the Middle East with Fouad Ajami: Chapter 2 of 5

Fouad Ajami explains why he has “dark thoughts” about the war in Afghanistan...

May 10, 2010 | Uncommon Knowledge

The U.S. & the Middle East with Fouad Ajami : Chapter 1 of 5

Fouad Ajami says history will be immensely kind to George W. Bush and his decision to go to war in Iraq...

April 13, 2010 | Secure Freedom Radio

Monday, April 13, 2010 – Fouad Ajami, Marek Jan Chodakeiwicz, Andy McCarthy

Dr. Fouad Ajami gives his thoughts about the Obama Doctrine, and the current situation in the Middle East more generally.

April 12, 2010 | Talk Radio News Service

America's Morning News

Senior Fellow Fouad Ajami talks to John McCaslin about the situation in Afghanistan.

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The Syrian Rebellion

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Beware of Greeks Bearing Debt

Europe is paying for the pride of Greece—and for the legacy of the Classical Age...
September 9, 2011 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Road to 9/11

Ten years after the attacks, we are still in a drawn-out, twilight war with Islamism...
December 1, 2010 | Policy Review

Pakistan and America

The past, present, and future of a testy but necessary relationship...
January 5, 2010 | KQED

Yemen Under Scrutiny

A number of foreign embassies in Yemen have closed temporarily after threats from a regional wing of al-Qaida. . . .

September 1, 2009 | Washington Times

America's Morning News

In case you didn't tune into The Washington Times' nationally syndicated radio show "America's Morning News" - heard in Washington on WTNT-AM 570 and coast-to-coast via the Talk Radio Network - here's what several of Monday's guests told co-hosts Melanie Morgan and John McCaslin:...