Webcast Friday

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Can Erdogan Charm Biden?
Join us for a webcast conversation on the pitfalls and potential areas of cooperation between Washington and Ankara in the coming years. Watch live starting at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 16, 2021.
April 16, 2021, starting at 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Soner Cagaptay
  • Asli Aydintasbas
  • Max Hoffman
  • Jenny White

Recent Webcast: U.S. Red Sea Policy in Focus

Satellite image of the Red Sea region and the Arabian Peninsula
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Don't Part the Red Sea: Formulating Holistic Policy Toward a Key Region
Watch an expert conversation exploring the emergence of the Red Sea region as a distinct theater for American economic and security interests.
Apr 15, 2021
  • John Miller
  • Susan L. Ziadeh
  • Tibor Nagy
  • Elana DeLozier

New Study Release

al-Sahaba Mosque, Darnah, Libya
'A Caliphate That Gathered' Addressing the Challenge of Jihadist Foreign Fighter Hubs
By devoting resources to areas of concentrated recruitment, the Biden administration can reduce the scope of future Middle East conflicts along with the likelihood that U.S. troops will once again be drawn into them.
Apr 15, 2021
  • Nate Rosenblatt

Institute Experts Urge Biden Administration to Clarify to Palestinian Authority Implications of Hamas Participation in Elections

Hamas participation in upcoming Palestinian Authority elections could lead to a step backwards for U.S.-Palestinian relations. Elections that produce a PA whose ministers and officials include people unwilling to renounce violence, recognize Israel, and abide by past agreements are incompatible with the ultimate objective of a two-state solution. Clear communication ahead of the vote could avert major problems later.

Read the full statement.

2021 Presidential Transition Studies

Recent Webcast

Photo of Muslim World League secretary-general Mohammad Al-Issa visiting Auschwitz
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Teaching the Holocaust in the Arab World
A remarkable panel of Arab educators, activists, and civic leaders share their experiences with breaking regional taboos and formulating effective ways to teach youths about genocide.
Apr 12, 2021
  • Ali al-Nuaimi
  • Zeina Barakat
  • El Mehdi Boudra

Sudden Succession Studies

Webcast with Tony Blair

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair
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America, the Middle East, and the World: A Conversation with Tony Blair
The former Prime Minister discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the Biden administration twenty years after 9/11 and a decade after the Arab Spring.
January 11, 2021
  • Tony Blair

In Focus: Gulf States

al-Sahaba Mosque, Darnah, Libya
'A Caliphate That Gathered' Addressing the Challenge of Jihadist Foreign Fighter Hubs
By devoting resources to areas of concentrated recruitment, the Biden administration can reduce the scope of future Middle East conflicts along with the likelihood that U.S. troops will once again be drawn into them.
Apr 15, 2021
  • Nate Rosenblatt