Recent Institute Analysis

IAEA Censure Risks Iranian Escalation
Tehran has a history of stepping up its nuclear violations after public rebukes; in the current environment, such escalation could have regional proliferation implications.
Jun 10, 2024
  • Simon Henderson

In Focus: The Hamas-Israel War

Can Hamas Be Defeated?
Although the group’s ideology will persist, the tools used to advance it can be effectively constrained through measures that turn a major threat into a marginal irritant.
May 21, 2024
  • Ghaith al-Omari
The Dangers of an Ungovernable Gaza
As the conditions for long-term lawlessness and violence begin to take root, a former Pentagon official details the urgent steps Washington and its partners should take to prepare for the postwar “golden hour.”
May 20, 2024
  • Dana Stroul
Why Israel Should Declare a Unilateral Cease-Fire in Gaza
Doing so could turn the tables on Hamas and Iran while simultaneously advancing normalization with Saudi Arabia and other regional governments.
May 1, 2024
  • Dennis Ross
  • David Makovsky
Mapping Clashes Along the Israel-Lebanon Border
A regularly updated visual tracker of northern border attacks by Hezbollah, the IDF, and Palestinian groups during the Hamas-Israel war.
Jun 4, 2024
  • Hanin Ghaddar
  • Ahmad Sharawi

Study: Addressing UNRWA's Problems and Failings

A damaged UNRWA building in Gaza City.
Options for UNRWA:
Israeli reports of terrorist involvement by personnel have cast the agency in an especially harsh light.
Mar 21, 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

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