In Focus: U.S.-Israel Relations

Israel and the United States Must Agree on How to End the War in Gaza
If Netanyahu’s definition of victory is too broad, Biden’s is too narrow—Gaza must be measurably and permanently demilitarized.
Jun 19, 2024
  • Dennis Ross
  • David Makovsky
On Israel, Biden Is No Reagan
Skewed historical comparisons do not change the fact that the president’s arms restrictions will put Israel in greater danger.
May 10, 2024
  • Michael Singh
Denial or Punishment? The U.S.-Israel Debate About How Best to Deter Iran
Experience shows that a balanced strategy blending deterrence by denial and deterrence by punishment can more effectively contain Iran.
Apr 26, 2024
  • Michael Eisenstadt
U.S.-French Cooperation on Preventing an Israel-Hezbollah War
Washington and Paris have been pursuing convergent efforts to avoid all-out war, but more coordination is advisable and seems increasingly likely after the latest escalation.
Apr 26, 2024
  • Selin Uysal

Study: Addressing UNRWA's Problems and Failings

UNRWA workers at Nuseirat camp, Gaza, after Israeli strike (left); French diplomat Catherine Colonna (right)
Evaluating UNRWA After the Colonna Report
The obvious nature of multiple recom­mendations points to scandalous mismanagement at the UN aid agency over decades.
Jun 27, 2024
  • James G. Lindsay

Interactive Map: ISIS Global Activity

Interactive Tool: Tracking Maritime Attacks in Middle East Waters Since 2019

Arab Public Opinion 2014 to Today

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Maps & Graphics
TWI Interactive Polling Platform
Interactive datasets, from 2014 to today
Jun 30, 2022