Recent Institute Analysis
Balancing U.S. Relations in North Africa Without Undermining the Abraham Accords
The Biden administration needs to tread carefully in engaging Algeria, since preserving UN negotiations on Western Sahara and protecting Morocco’s crucial relations with Washington and Israel are paramount to U.S. regional interests
Nov 22, 2023◆
- Sabina Henneberg
- Amine Ghoulidi
How the Washington Post Turned a Feel-Good Story into an Anti-Israel Attack
Despite not taking the time to speak with Israeli officials or even verify key details on the ground, reporters proceeded with a heavily slanted piece that raised further questions about the paper’s wartime editorial policies.
Nov 21, 2023◆
- Robert Satloff
The Israel-Hamas War 2023: Frequently Asked Questions
In Focus: Israel's War Against Hamas
Israel’s Campaign Against Hamas in Gaza: War Aims and Operational Challenges
The goal of destroying Hamas will require a prolonged military effort, but the longer the fighting drags on, the less likely Israel will be to retain the freedom of action needed to achieve its war aims.
Oct 31, 2023◆
- Michael Eisenstadt
Iranian Escalation in Iraq and Syria: Implications and U.S. Options
Four experts discuss what Washington can do about the latest spike in militia attacks against U.S. bases and local partners—even as they try to sustain the counterterrorism mission against the Islamic State.
Nov 17, 2023◆
- Michael Knights
- Wladimir van Wilgenburg
- Devorah Margolin
- Andrew J. Tabler
The Hamas-Israel War: One Month On
Four experts and former officials discuss the evolving military operation against Hamas, the status of the Lebanon front, the political plight of Arab governments, and the steps Israel must consider to balance its goals with growing international pressure.
Nov 9, 2023◆
- Zohar Palti
- Hanin Ghaddar
- Ghaith al-Omari
- Dennis Ross