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Oct 2017
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the possibility of renegotiating the JCPOA.
Sep 2017
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the pitfalls for U.S. policy in the recent Iraqi Kurdistan referendum.
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.
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 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on how the Gulen-Erdogan feud affects business in Turkey.
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 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the regional dynamics surrounding the Qatar crisis.
May 2017
May 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's destabilizing activities in the Middle East.
May 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on White House decision to arm the Kurdish YPG.
Apr 2017
April 8, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on U.S. military action against Syria's Assad.
Mar 2017
March 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Morning Edition to discuss Secretary of State Tillerson's trip to Turkey.
March 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi's Washington visit.
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.
Jan 2017
January 26, 2017 Institute experts quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the composition of Trump's National Security Council.
Dec 2016
December 28, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the implications of Kerry's speech on U.S.-Israel relations.
December 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Trump administration's different approach to counterterrorism.
Nov 2016
November 30, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Charlie Rose to discuss the battle for Aleppo.
November 20, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CBS 60 Minutes to discuss the U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship.
Oct 2016
October 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the chaotic Middle East the next president will inherit.
October 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the start of the operation to expel ISIS from Mosul.
October 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the future of Turkey following the attempted coup.
Sep 2016
September 13, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the appropriate response to Iranian provocations in the Persian Gulf.
Aug 2016
August 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on questions surrounding Turkey's NATO membership following the attempted coup.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Turkish PM Erdogan's fence-mending trip to Russia.
Jul 2016
July 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on arrests in Turkey following the attempted coup.
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 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on Iraq's fight for Anbar province.
May 2016
May 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS Frontline's "The Secret History of ISIS."
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 11, 2016 Institute expert appeared on BBC World News to discuss the Syria ceasefire.
Feb 2016
February 22, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to discuss the national security implications of the legal battle between Apple and the FBI.
February 11, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Diane Rehm show to discuss humanitarian crisis in Syria.
Jan 2016
January 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran and President Obama's foreign policy legacy.
Dec 2015
December 31, 2015 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the liberation of Ramadi.
December 22, 2015 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the battle for Ramadi.
December 11, 2015 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the Obama administration's strategy against ISIS.
December 2, 2015 Institute experts quoted by Al-Monitor on U.S. frustrations with Turkey's porous border.
Nov 2015
November 29, 2015 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on building an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
November 23, 2015 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the fight against the Islamic State.
Oct 2015
October 9, 2015 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the fading U.S. military footprint in the Middle East.
Sep 2015
September 28, 2015 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Obama and Putin's meeting on Syria.
September 14, 2015 CNN interviewed Institute expert on the threat of al Qaeda-inspired lone wolf attacks.
Aug 2015
August 10, 2015 Institute expert interviewed by BBC World News on attack on U.S. consulate in Turkey.
Jul 2015
July 28, 2015 Institute expert appears on NPR to discuss Turkey's request for an emergency NATO meeting regarding ISIS.
July 14, 2015 Ambassador James Jeffrey lays out a framework for evaluating the Iran nuclear deal in The Hill.
July 1, 2015 Institute expert appeared on Al Jazeera America to discuss Iran nuclear negotiations.
Jun 2015
June 27, 2015 CBS News interviews Institute expert on Iran nuclear talks.
May 2015
May 17, 2015 Bloomberg article on ISIS capture of Ramadi quotes Institute expert.
May 12, 2015 Bloomberg article on tensions between Gulf allies and US on Iran policy quotes Institute expert.
Mar 2015
March 30, 2015 Institute expert discusses fractured US policy in the Middle East on CNN.
March 29, 2015 Institute expert discusses setbacks in US policy in the Middle East on MSNBC.
March 29, 2015 Institute expert discussed emerging proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia on Meet the Press.
March 10, 2015 Institute expert discusses Iraqi army's bid to re-take Tikrit from Islamic State on Fox News.
Jan 2015
January 29, 2015 Institute expert discusses politics around Jordan-ISIS hostage exchange on CNN's Amanpour.
January 16, 2015 Institute expert discusses role of US military in international conflicts on PBS Newshour.
January 6, 2015 Foreign Policy article on US policy in Iraq after ISIS quotes Institute expert.
Dec 2014
December 5, 2014 Bloomberg article on policy obstacles facing new Secretary of Defense quotes Institute expert.
Nov 2014
November 9, 2014 Institute expert discusses the need for US troops in Iraq on NPR's Morning Edition.
Oct 2014
October 30, 2014 Institute expert discussed Obama's Iraq policy on Minnesota Public Radio.
Sep 2014
September 26, 2014 Atlantic article on new airstrikes against ISIS quotes Institute senior fellow.
Aug 2014
August 25, 2014 Institute expert discusses US strategy against ISIS on NPR's Diane Rehm Show.
August 21, 2014 Institute expert discusses US policy to combat ISIS on Fox News.
August 20, 2014 Institute expert discusses Obama's comments on ISIS in the wake of James Foley's death for CBS.com.
August 11, 2014 Institute expert discusses US military action in Iraq on MSNBC's Morning Joe.
August 8, 2014 Washington Post article on reluctant US action in Iraq quotes Institute experts.
Jun 2014
June 29, 2014 Institute expert discusses US policy options in Iraq on CBS' Face the Nation.
June 16, 2014 Institute fellow discusses upheaval in Northern Iraq on MSNBC.
June 12, 2014 Institute expert discusses political and military challenges for US policy in Iraq.
June 10, 2014 New York Times article examining Sunni insurgency in Iraq quotes Institute experts.
Apr 2014
April 30, 2014 New Yorker long-read on the future of Iraq quotes Institute Philip Solondz Distinguished Visiting Fellow.
Mar 2014
March 19, 2014 Institute expert analyzes the Ukraine crisis' impact on brokering a deal in Syria in the New York Times.
March 18, 2014 Institute expert discusses role of U.S. sanctions in deterring further agression from Russian President Putin on CBS.
March 4, 2014 Reuters article on US foreign policy in the face of Russian action in Ukraine quotes Institute expert.
March 4, 2014 Institute expert discusses US diplomatic and military options in Ukraine on CNN's Andreson Cooper 360.
March 3, 2014 Institute expert discusses how the US should handle the crisis in Ukraine on Fox Business.
Feb 2014
February 6, 2014 National Journal article examining US concerns over Turkey's ties to terrorist groups quotes Institute expert.
February 5, 2014 Reuters article on the Gulen movement's destabilizing effect on Turkish politics quotes Institute expert.
Jan 2014
January 29, 2014 Jerusalem Post article examining Obama State of the Union remarks on Iran quotes Institute expert.
January 27, 2014 BBC profile on prominent, exiled Turkish cleric quotes Institute distinguished visiting fellow.
January 23, 2014 Institute visiting fellow discusses political turmoil in Turkey on Charlie Rose.
January 22, 2014 Institute distinguished visiting fellow discusses U.S. role in Iraq on NPR.
January 20, 2014 LA Times article on Gulen movement's role in political turmoil in Turkey quotes Institute expert.
January 14, 2014 Institute experts discuss Hillary Clinton's foreign policy in Time magazine.
January 6, 2014 Institute distinguished fellow discusses U.S. role in assisting Iraq's fight against al Qaeda on PBS Newshour.
January 6, 2014 Institute expert discusses U.S. action against al Qaeda in Iraq on CNN International Desk.
Sep 2013
September 20, 2013 Fox News article US-Iran relations ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting quotes Institute Solondz fellow.
September 3, 2013 Institute Solondz fellow discusses US "red line" and chemical weapons use in Syria on MSNBC.
Aug 2013
August 5, 2013 Institute diplomacy expert discusses U.S. embassy closures on Voice of America.
Jul 2013
July 23, 2013 New York Times article examining Al Qaeda’s growing capabilities in Iraq quotes Institute visiting fellow.
Jun 2013
June 11, 2013 Solondz distinguished fellow shares insight into "culture war" and the anti-government protests in Turkey on Fox News.
May 2013
May 16, 2013 Institute Turkey experts explain why Syria tops PM Erdogan's Washington agenda in an article for CNN GPS.
May 15, 2013 WSJ preview of Turkish PM's visit to Washington, DC cites article by Institute Turkey experts.
May 6, 2013 Institute U.S. policy expert is cited in al Arabiya article examining geostrategic challenges to Gulf states.
Feb 2013
February 1, 2013 Institute visiting fellow discusses security following attack on U.S. Embassy in Turkey on ABC's World News Tonight.
Dec 2012
December 20, 2012 Reuters article on waning U.S. influence in Iraq quotes Institute visiting fellow.
December 18, 2012 Bloomberg article on Mideast turmoil and the global economy quotes Institute visiting fellow.
December 3, 2012 Institute visiting fellow explains why chemical weapons in Syria must be a "red line" for the U.S. on Current TV.
Nov 2012
November 9, 2012 WSJ article on tensions surrounding Iran's attack on a U.S. drone quotes Institute visiting scholar.
November 1, 2012 Institute visiting fellow discusses the situation in Iraq in Foreign Policy's "The Cable."
November 1, 2012 Institute visiting fellow responds to op-ed in the Washington Post codemning the use of drones.
Oct 2012
October 11, 2012 CNN article on troop movement to Jordanian-Syrian border quotes Institute defense expert.
October 10, 2012 Visiting fellow discussing US diplomatic security and the fallout from Libya on CNN's "Amanpour."
Sep 2012
September 12, 2012 Visiting fellow discusses recent violence in Libya, Egypt and price of oil on Fox Business channel.
September 7, 2012 Visiting fellow examines in the Washington Post how the US might avoid igniting a sectarian conflict in the Middle East.