Hopefully, the latest ceasefire agreement will herald a new beginning for Gaza, liberating the innocent people of that shattered place from the dead-end ideology of a terrorist regime and any more of its "victories."
Interviews and Presentations
Washington Institute experts assess the current state of military operations in Iraq and evaluate Abadi's ability to extricate his country from deadlock, defeat, and disintegration.
Washington needs to recognize that the Iraq situation is a full-blown crisis requiring immediate action on several levels, even if politically risky.
As Abadi's ratification approaches, Washington should encourage him to swiftly signal his commitment to decentralization, security reform for the Sunnis, and a revenue-sharing deal with the Kurds.
Articles & Op-Eds
U.S. personnel in Iraq must be protected -- rather than evacuated, as their counterparts in Libya recently were -- because they are there in service of strategic American interests, which President Obama has not enumerated but rightly hesitates to forsake. But advancing these interests will take more than stop-gap...