Recent Institute Analysis

‘Suspicious’ Blackout at Iranian Nuclear Site Almost Certain to Prompt Retaliation
Israel was silent the last time there was a mysterious explosion at Natanz, but this time Iran is not only being embarrassed, it is being humiliated.
Apr 12, 2021
  • Simon Henderson

Recent Webcast

Photo of Muslim World League secretary-general Mohammad Al-Issa visiting Auschwitz
Video
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

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

Sudden Succession Studies

Webcast with Tony Blair

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair
Video
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

Photo of Muslim World League secretary-general Mohammad Al-Issa visiting Auschwitz
Video
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