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Oct 2017
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the conflict over Kirkuk.
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss path forward for the Iran nuclear deal.
October 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the Trump administration's threats to back out of the Iran deal.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the possibility of renegotiating the JCPOA.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the business implications of the Trump administration's Iran policy.
October 11, 2017 Institute expert's book on U.S. Afghanistan stability operations excerpted by Foreign Policy magazine.
October 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the intensifying U.S.-Turkey diplomatic spat.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the Yemen war's spillover effects in Saudi Arabia.
October 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Russia's increased presence in the Middle East.
October 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State's diminishing oil revenues.
Sep 2017
September 29, 2017 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the aftermath of the KRG referendum.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iran's growing, unchecked influence in Syria.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the decision to allow Saudi women to drive.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the energy implications of the KRG referendum.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the pitfalls for U.S. policy in the recent Iraqi Kurdistan referendum.
September 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Jordanian crown prince's speech to the UN.
September 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Israeli PM Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.
September 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the U.S. urging the Kurdistan Regional Government to cancel the scheduled referendum.
September 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post regarding the Islamic State's shifting tactics in the face of defeat.
September 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Europe's view of the JCPOA.
September 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the latest failed attempt to quell the Saudi-Qatari feud.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Israeli strike on Syrian chemical weapons site.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on recent intelligence collected on the Islamic State.
September 7, 2017 Institute experts quoted by USA Today on the dwindling Syrian territory under ISIS control.
September 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the liberation of the Iraqi city of Tal Afar from ISIS.
Aug 2017
August 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Times of Israel on prospect of the Trump administration declaring Iran's noncompliance in the JCPOA.
August 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the death of Iran's former foreign minister.
August 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Assad approaching the point where his forces will control half of Syrian territory.
August 23, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the White House’s latest efforts to move the peace process forward.
August 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the remaining battles ahead in the effort to drive ISIS from Iraq.
August 22, 2017 Institute executive director quoted in New York Times on the Trump administration's decision to withhold aid from Egypt.
August 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
August 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Assad's push into eastern Syria.
August 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AP on the significance of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s trips to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
August 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the resumption of military exercises with Egypt.
August 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post regarding Palestinian messaging to the Trump White House.
August 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on purges in Turkey targeting Erdogan's political adversaries.
August 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the rising tensions regarding the Temple Mount.
Jul 2017
July 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The National on Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
July 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Fox News to discuss sanctions bill aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on ISIS's weakening grip on Raqqa.
July 25, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg to discuss new sanctions legislation aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on how the Gulen-Erdogan feud affects business in Turkey.
July 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on U.S. efforts to fight the Assad regime in Syria.
July 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on U.S. military support for Lebanon.
July 15, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the situation in Turkey one year after the failed coup.
July 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on the one-year anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey.
July 12, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss the present challenges and opportunities in the peace process.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the road ahead after the fall of Mosul in the fight against ISIS.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Secretary Tillerson's efforts to mediate the Qatar crisis.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted on the destruction inflicted on Mosul during ISIS control and expulsion.
July 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Fox News on the remaining ISIS territory in Iraq.
July 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Qatar's "investment diplomacy."
Jun 2017
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the status of the Trump administration's peace process push.
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the regional grievances fueling the Qatar crisis.
June 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syrian chemical weapons activity.
June 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the regional dynamics surrounding the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the list of Saudi demands for Qatar to deescalate crisis.
June 21, 2017 Institute experts quoted in USA Today on Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Salman's appointment to crown prince.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the U.S. downing of a Syrian jet.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia in Syria.
June 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State becoming less of a priority in the battle for Syria.
June 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on the ongoing diplomatic spat between the GCC and Qatar.
June 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on China's neutrality regarding the Saudi-Iran feud.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on growing tensions within the GCC regarding Qatar.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the root causes of the growing internal rift between the GCC and Qatar.
June 1, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by the Associated Press on Trump's warming ties with Gulf capitals.
May 2017
May 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's destabilizing activities in the Middle East.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on ISIS’s presence in Libya in the wake of the Manchester bombing.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Saudi investment in U.S. infrastructure projects.
May 23, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by Politico analyzing President Trump's Israel visit.
May 22, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on prospects for progess in the Middle East peace process.
May 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss President Trump's visit to Israel.
May 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on President Trump's upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia.
May 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on things to watch for during President Trump's Middle East trip.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkish President Erdogan's Washington visit.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on downsides of President Trump weighing in on succession politics in Saudi Arabia.
May 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on looming political issues heading into Iran's presidential election.
May 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on White House decision to arm the Kurdish YPG.
May 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on President Trump's push for progress in the Middle East peace process.
May 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on President Trump's changing views on Saudi Arabia.
May 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the upcoming Abbas-Trump meeting.
May 2, 2017 Institute experts quoted in Washington Post previewing Mahmoud Abbas's Washington visit.
Apr 2017
April 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the dire situation for migrants in Libya.
April 26, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the latest purges in Turkey in the wake of the referendum.
April 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi Arabia's resumption of paying worker benefits and ministers' salaries.
April 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on new U.S. sanctions aimed at the Assad regime.
April 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to Washington.
April 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the question of President Erdogan's legitimacy in the aftermath of the referendum.
April 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disqualification of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad from Iran's May elections.
April 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the results of Turkey's referendum.
April 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's investigation of 17 Americans and former government officials.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert cited by the Washington Post on Iran and Russia’s steadfast ties.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt and ensuing state of emergency declaration.
April 8, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on U.S. military action against Syria's Assad.
April 7, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to discuss U.S. strikes on Syrian air base.
April 4, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria.
April 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump and Egyptian President Sisi's White House meeting.
April 3, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's Washington visit.
April 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on Iran's increasing support for Bahraini militants.
Mar 2017
March 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Morning Edition to discuss Secretary of State Tillerson's trip to Turkey.
March 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Russia's increased military presence in Libya.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss how to tackle homegrown terrorism.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. support for the Saudi campaign in Yemen.
March 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iraqi Kurdistan's oil industry.
March 25, 2017 Institute experts quoted by AFP on the arrest of a long-wanted alleged Hezbollah financier.
March 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on clashes between rebels and Assad's forces in Damascus.
March 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi's Washington visit.
March 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Institute’s bipartisan study on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE).
March 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Assad's endgame in Syria.
March 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Washington visit.
March 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Turkey's increasingly antagonistic relationship with Europe.
March 10, 2017 Institute expert's Transition 2017 report, "Deterring Iran," cited by the Washington Post.
March 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Trump administration's plan to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
March 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the budding relationships between Russia and Arab Gulf states.
March 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the decision to remove Iraq from the revised travel ban.
March 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Fox News to discuss the future of the Iran nuclear agreement.
March 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the growing Assad-Syrian Kurds relationship.
Feb 2017
February 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on political reforms Turkish President Erdogan is pursuing.
February 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the unity of Syria's opposition ahead of the next round of peace talks in Geneva.
February 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the fight to retake western Mosul.
February 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the state of the Middle East Peace Process.
February 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on how Palestinians will interpret Mr. Trump’s eagerness for a new peace push.
February 15, 2017 Institute experts quoted in Washington Post on how the Trump administration will approach the Middle East Peace Process.
February 15, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Washington visit.
February 14, 2017 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the future of Israel-U.S. relations.
February 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by BBC on priorities for the upcoming Netanyahu-Trump meeting.
February 14, 2017 Institute expert appeared on WSJ's Opinion Journal to discuss Israeli PM Netanyahu's Washington visit.
February 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the Trump administration's plans to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel.
February 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump's Israel policy.
February 9, 2017 Institute experts quoted in the New York Times on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's February Washington visit.
February 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how Turkish PM Erdogan "is remaking the republic as overtly religious."
February 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how potential gas production in the Mediterranean can help Europe.
February 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on new sanctions on Iran in response to its recent ballistic missile tests.
February 3, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR’s "All Things Considered" to discuss the newly announced Iran sanctions.
February 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on the simmering tensions between Greece and Turkey.
Jan 2017
January 30, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by the Associated Press on Jordan's King Abdullah II Washington visit.
January 30, 2017 Institute counselor quoted in Politico on how Arab leaders are approaching the Trump presidency.
January 26, 2017 Institute experts quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the composition of Trump's National Security Council.
January 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times about the Trump administration's stated plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel.
January 18, 2017 Institute executive director cited by Times of Israel on Trump Administration's plan to relocate U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
January 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the Syrian war's spillover effects in Turkey.
January 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the arrest of the Istanbul New Year's Eve attacker.
January 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on how the Islamic State is lashing out across Iraq as it loses Mosul.
January 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the incoming administration's Middle East priorities.
January 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted in USA Today on what to expect from the Paris peace conference.
January 12, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Iranian support for terrorism.
January 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Jordan's current security vulnerabilities.
January 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the ongoing Mosul operation against ISIS.
January 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the death of Iranian former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
January 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on the Russian drawdown in Syria.
January 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the current political polarization in Turkey.
January 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the New Years Eve night club attack in Istanbul.
Dec 2016
December 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Secretary Kerry's speech on Israel.
December 28, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the implications of Kerry's speech on U.S.-Israel relations.
December 24, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the UNSCR on Israeli settlements.
December 24, 2016 Institute experts quoted in New York Times on how the presidential transition is affecting policy towards Israel.
December 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on how Turkey's relationship with Russia improved as it deteriorated with the U.S.
December 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Trump administration's different approach to counterterrorism.
December 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the U.S. exclusion from Syria negotiations.
December 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey.
December 19, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss the aftermath of the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Ankara.
December 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the ramifications of the fall of Aleppo to Assad.
December 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Economist on changes the Trump administration might bring for U.S. policy.
December 16, 2016 Institute experts quoted in Los Angeles Times on what changes the Trump administration could bring to Israel policy.
December 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the Trump administration’s plan to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.
December 8, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" to discuss ISIS's changing approach to terror attacks.
December 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the shifting, downtrodden media tone of ISIS as it loses Mosul.
December 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on President Obama's final address on U.S. counterterrorism policy.
December 6, 2016 Institute expert cited in Washington Post on Iran's economic forecast in 2017.
Nov 2016
November 30, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Charlie Rose to discuss the battle for Aleppo.
November 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's efforts to combat extremism.
November 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss Russia's view on the Syrian war.
November 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the ongoing siege in Aleppo.
November 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on the ongoing Iranian-Saudi proxy war the next administration faces.
November 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Los Angeles Times on the impending fall of Mosul.
November 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on Syrian rebels retaking Raqqa from ISIS.
November 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Hezbollah's vast illicit finance network.
November 20, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CBS 60 Minutes to discuss the U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship.
November 17, 2016 Institute executive director quoted by Bloomberg on the incoming administration's view on Iran's role in the Middle East.
November 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on how the Trump administration will affect the Middle East.
November 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on uncertainty surrounding President-elect Trump and the Iran deal.
November 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Bloomberg on Turkish President Erdogan's increasingly muscular rhetoric regarding the region.
November 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the slow progress being made in the fight for Mosul.
November 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Christian Science Monitor on how Israeli and Jordanian interests are affecting the Syrian war.
November 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Los Angeles Times on the complications of involving Shiite militias in the battle for Mosul.
Oct 2016
October 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Haaretz on how the Israeli military is preparing for the end of Mahmoud Abbas's rule.
October 26, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Iraq's decision to ignore OPEC's latest output quotas.
October 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the chaotic Middle East the next president will inherit.
October 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on the key players and factors in the fight for Mosul.
October 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Russia's deployment of an aircraft carrier to support the Syria intervention.
October 18, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Marketplace to discuss how losing Mosul will impact ISIS's finances.
October 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the start of the operation to expel ISIS from Mosul.
October 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on ISIS's strategic loss of Dabiq.
October 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Israeli-Palestinian religious leaders' meeting at Israeli president's home.
October 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the impending invasion of Mosul by Iraqi government forces.
October 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the future of Turkey following the attempted coup.
October 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on U.S.-Saudi relations vis-à-vis the war in Yemen.
October 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on ISIS's indoctrination methods for children.
October 4, 2016 Institute expert appeared on WSJ Live to discuss the ongoing Russian and Syrian regime attacks on Aleppo.
October 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on dwindling options for peace in Syria.
Sep 2016
September 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on evaluating the Russian intervention in Syria after one year.
September 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Russia's role in the siege on Aleppo.
September 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the growing U.S.-Russia friction regarding Syria.
September 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the limits of U.S. counterterrorism policy and action.
September 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Bloomberg on the faltering ceasefire in Syria.
September 18, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the failing ceasefire in Syria.
September 15, 2016 Institute expert profiled by Haaretz on his work to promote reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.
September 13, 2016 Institute counselor quoted in New York Times on U.S. military aid to Israel.
September 13, 2016 Institute expert was quoted in the Washington Post on the Israel-U.S. military aid MOU.
September 13, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the appropriate response to Iranian provocations in the Persian Gulf.
September 9, 2016 Institute counselor quoted by Bloomberg on Congress’s passage of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi A
September 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Russia’s Middle East Peace Process initiative.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Turkey's media crackdown following the attempted coup.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Russian negotiations on Syria.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on ISIS’s shrinking territory in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 2016
August 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Israel's improving relations with its regional neighbors.
August 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on Iran's plan to buy more planes than the entire fleet of Air France.
August 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on ISIS after the fall of Mosul and Raqqa.
August 26, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Voice of America Radio to discuss the sectarian dynamics of Syria's civil war.
August 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the use of textbooks for indoctrination by ISIS.
August 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Turkey's escalation in the fight against ISIS.
August 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on questions surrounding Turkey's NATO membership following the attempted coup.
August 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on Iran-Russia coordination in Syria.
August 16, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the ongoing fighting in Aleppo.
August 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on purges in Turkey's military following the attempted coup.
August 12, 2016 Institute expert cited by CNN on the battle between Syrian regime forces and rebels for Aleppo.
August 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on aims of the Syrian regime in the siege of Aleppo.
August 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted in USA Today on upcoming assaults on ISIS strongholds in Mosul and Raqqa.
August 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Erdogan's united political front in the wake of the attempted coup.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's improving cyber capabilities in wake of Iran deal.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's meeting with Putin in Moscow.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Turkish PM Erdogan's fence-mending trip to Russia.
August 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Erdogan's Moscow visit.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Russia's capabilities within Syria.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss increasing U.S. involvement in Syria.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Economist on Assad's siege of Aleppo.
August 5, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Syria's military capabilities after five-plus years of war.
August 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Qatar's economic support for Gaza.
August 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the bitter rivalry between AKP and Gulen in Turkey.
Jul 2016
July 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on prospective Boeing sales to Iran.
July 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on U.S.-Israel military aid package.
July 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on arrests in Turkey following the attempted coup.
July 26, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on ISIS's desperation to remain relevant while it loses on battlefield.
July 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Turkish President Erdogan's crackdown following the attempted coup.
July 22, 2016 Institute expert cited by Business Insider on how Russia benefits from Turkey's post-coup fallout.
July 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Atlantic on President Erdogan's aims following the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the aftermath of Turkey's attempted coup.
July 18, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian civil war.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on U.S.-Turkey relations following the attempted coup.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S.-Russia negotiations on Syria.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the effects of the attempted coup in Turkey on the campaign versus ISIS.
July 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on the French intelligence community's response to recent terrorist attacks.
July 15, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss implications of the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Jerusalem Post on Palestinian Authority succession issues.
July 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on why companies are still treading carefully when doing business with Iran.
July 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on recent U.S. overtures to Russia regarding ending the Syria war.
July 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on recent terrorist attacks in Israel.
July 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show to discuss recent terror attacks around the world.
July 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on ISIS's attacks in Saudi Arabia.
July 5, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to discuss strategies to defeat ISIS.
July 4, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CBS Radio to discuss attacks in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
July 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Politico on Turkey's response to Istanbul airport bombing.
Jun 2016
June 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to explain how the Istanbul attack will not change the city's identity.
June 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Istanbul airport attack.
June 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on Jordan's crackdown on homegrown extremism as it fights the Islamic State.
June 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Russia-Turkey relations.
June 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on Iraq's fight for Anbar province.
June 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the Muslim Brotherhood's desire to return to power in Egypt.
June 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on growing disagreement on U.S. Syria policy within the State Department.
June 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince's visit to Washington.
June 14, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the difference between "radical Islam" and "radical Islamism."
June 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on Iraq's liberation of Baiji from ISIS.
June 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on the fight against ISIS in Syria.
June 8, 2016 Institute executive director cited in Foreign Policy on the JCPOA after one year.
June 7, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by CNN on implications of Israel naming a new defense minister.
June 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Bashar al-Assad's defiant speech to the Syrian parliament.
June 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" to discuss why ISIS is turning on its own in its hunt for spies.
June 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Iraq's fight for Fallujah.
June 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the French peace process initiative.
May 2016
May 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on coalition assaults on ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
May 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
May 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by US News and World Report on ISIS targeting Baghdad.
May 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the resignation of Turkey's prime minister.
May 19, 2016 Institute expert cited in Foreign Policy on the role of the Palestinian Authority in counterterrorism operations.
May 18, 2016 Institute expert cited in the New Yorker on radicalization in the French-speaking world.
May 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS Frontline's "The Secret History of ISIS."
May 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on death of top Hezbollah figure in Syria.
May 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on the demise of Mustafa Badreddine, Hezbollah's top operative in Syria.
May 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the death of Mustafa Badreddine in Syria.
May 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the death of Hezbollah's top commander in Syria.
May 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on U.S. policy towards Egypt.
May 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in US News and World Report on steps Europe is taking to combat terror financing.
May 5, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on resignation of Turkey's prime minister.
May 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the Iran deal and the US elections.
May 2, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Iraq's ongoing political crisis.
Apr 2016
April 28, 2016 Institute expert appeared on BBC World News to discuss faltering Syrian ceasefire.
April 28, 2016 Institute executive director quoted in New York Times on Israel-U.S. MOU for military aid.
April 25, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Russia's military activities in Syria.
April 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Secretary Kerry's visit to Egypt.
April 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on President Obama's "fence-mending visit" to Saudi Arabia.
April 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Moscow visit.
April 19, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss U.S.-Saudi relations ahead of President Obama's visit.
April 19, 2016 Institute experts quoted in Wall Street Journal on the geopolitical backdrop of President Obama's Saudi Arabia visit.
April 18, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on President Obama's trip to Saudi Arabia.
April 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the UAE's increasing role in the Yemen conflict.
April 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the strategic importance of Aleppo in Syria's civil war.
April 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on exclusion of Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS in the Syrian cease-fire agreement.
April 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit.
April 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Los Angeles Times on increased U.S. military strikes against ISIS.
April 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi King Salman's visit to Turkey.
April 11, 2016 Institute expert appeared on BBC World News to discuss the Syria ceasefire.
April 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Italy’s recall of its ambassador to Egypt.
April 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on GCC view on Iran's role in the Middle East.
April 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on Iraqi views of the U.S. in the fight against ISIS.
April 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on U.S.-Saudi relations.
April 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the potential for land swaps between Israelis and Palestinians.
April 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on Islamic State financing issues.
Mar 2016
March 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on attacks on Ankara and Brussels.
March 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the West's war against ISIS.
March 26, 2016 Institute expert quoted by MSNBC on Brussels bombings.
March 24, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show to discuss the Brussels bombings.
March 23, 2016 Institute expert appeared on BBC World News to discuss the Brussels bombings.
March 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Financial Times on the Brussels bombings.
March 22, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by NPR on his efforts to bridge the gap between Israelis and Palestinians using empathy.
March 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Buzzfeed on the ISIS documents leak.
March 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Russia's drawdown in Syria.
March 15, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show to discuss the Russian withdrawal announcement.
March 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Russia's military withdrawal from Syria.
March 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on Turkey's response to the latest suicide bombing in Istanbul.
March 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the resumption of Syrian peace talks.
March 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on ISIS's presence in Morocco.
March 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the Iraqi army's capabilities in the fight against ISIS.
March 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the current state of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
March 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Iran's recent ballistic missile test.
March 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on possibility of one last Obama administration push for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
March 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the strategic importance of Mosul to ISIS.
March 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the Syrian ceasefire.
March 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Syrian ceasefire violations by rebels, Assad, and Russia.
Feb 2016
February 28, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Khamenei's possible successors.
February 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on preliminary results of Iranian parliamentary elections.
February 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the UAE detaining U.S. citizens.
February 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the effects of Aleppo's fall on refugee flows out of Syria.
February 24, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the Obama administration's approach to Syria.
February 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on pay cuts for Islamic State fighters.
February 22, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to discuss the national security implications of the legal battle between Apple and the FBI.
February 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by BuzzFeed on the waning influence the U.S. has in the Syrian civil war.
February 19, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by Foreign Policy on the Kurdish group that took responsibility for the February Ankara bombing.
February 18, 2016 Institute expert quoted by BBC on the strategic importance of the Syrian city of Azaz.
February 17, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by the New York Times on suicide bombing in Ankara.
February 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the use of starvation as a weapon in Syria.
February 17, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by Der Spiegel on the Syrian refugee crisis.
February 15, 2016 Institute expert's study cited in Foreign Policy on how to prevent a nuclear Iran.
February 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on Assad's Aleppo offensive.
February 11, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Diane Rehm show to discuss humanitarian crisis in Syria.
February 9, 2016 Institute expert cited by Washington Post on U.S. government wading into theological debate regarding ISIS.
February 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on White House Syria policy.
February 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss recent DEA arrests of Hezbollah members.
February 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Military Times on Baghdad's reticence about accepting further U.S. troops in Iraq.
February 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on coalition troops fighting the Islamic State in Iraq.
Jan 2016
January 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by TIME on prospects of U.S. negotiating with Assad.
January 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on China's growing influence in the Middle East.
January 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post Editorial Board on the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of Mubarak.
January 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on current dynamics within the Saudi royal family.
January 21, 2016 Institute counselor quoted in Politico on the lasting effects of low oil prices.
January 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the Islamic State's use of the Taqba Dam in Syria.
January 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on how Iran's economy will fare after sanctions are lifted.
January 18, 2016 Institute experts quoted by Haaretz on what Hezbollah can learn from Russia in Syria.
January 18, 2016 Institute managing director quoted by Bloomberg on China's role in the Middle East post-JCPOA.
January 18, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PRI's The World to discuss new U.S. sanctions of Iran's missile program.
January 17, 2016 Institute expert published by Foreign Affairs on the state of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
January 17, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by Jerusalem Post on the Egypt-Israel relationship.
January 17, 2016 Institute counselor quoted by Washington Post on Implementation Day.
January 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Lawfare on counterterrorism operations on the Israel-Egypt border.
January 14, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by VICE on Iran-Saudi Arabia proxy wars in the Middle East.
January 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted by France 24 on Russia's assistance to Assad.
January 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on how Russia's intervention has emboldened Syrian Kurds.
January 13, 2016 Institute expert published in Times of Israel on the Palestinian Authority's detention of a journalist.
January 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by American Interest on Turkey's prospective military base in Qatar.
January 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran and President Obama's foreign policy legacy.
January 12, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by Washington Post on the Islamic State's growing influence in Southeast Asia.
January 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on suicide attack in Istanbul.
January 11, 2016 Institute experts quoted by Business Insider on Russia's military intervention in Syria.
January 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on possible Israel-Turkey reconciliation.
January 8, 2016 Institute counselor quoted in Wall Street Journal on Iran's hardliners gaining influence in light of JCPOA.
January 7, 2016 Institute expert cited by Business Insider on similarities between Iran and North Korea's ballistic missile programs.
January 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Washington-Riyadh relations.
January 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Saudi Arabia-Iran row.
January 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on Iran's Sunni Muslims.
January 5, 2016 Institute counselor quoted by the BBC on relations between the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and Iran.
January 5, 2016 Reuters quotes Institute expert on how Saudi Arabia-Iran tensions could affect Syria peace talks.
January 5, 2016 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on Washington's role in the increasing Saudi Arabia-Iran tensions.
January 4, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the deepening sectarian rift in the Middle East.
January 4, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Hezbollah financing.
January 4, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Politico on Iran and Saudi Arabia's role in the Syria peace talks.
January 4, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Vox on the potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority.
January 3, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg to discuss increasing tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.