Recent Institute Analysis
Don’t Let Over-the-Horizon Counterterrorism Eliminate the Premier Security Force Assistance Product: Partner Special Operations Forces
From Iraq and Afghanistan to Somalia and Ukraine, closely mentoring special operators has been far more impactful than building up conventional forces, but this approach requires hands-on American involvement.
May 18, 2022◆
- Ido Levy
Building an Arab-Israel Bloc: Can It Compensate for a Reluctant Washington?
Arab, European, and Israeli experts assess the possibilities and limits of normalization, discussing concerns about Iran’s nuclear program, U.S. retrenchment, and the Palestinian issue.
May 12, 2022◆
- Nickolay Mladenov
- Zohar Palti
- Ebtesam al-Ketbi
- Karim Haggag
Polling Indicates Widespread Frustration in Lebanon and Sectarian Disagreement on Global Powers
Lebanese Shia, Sunnis, and Christians are increasingly divided on the United States and Russia, while China maintains cross-sectarian favorability and ties with Iran have jumped in importance among Sunnis.
May 19, 2022◆
- Carol Silber
In Focus: The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East
Webcast with Israel's Minister of Defense
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Hezbollah-Shia Dynamics and Lebanon's Election: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Implications
On the eve of the election, two Lebanese experts joined a former U.S. official to discuss the prospects for widening the cracks in Hezbollah’s core Shia constituency.
May 18, 2022◆
- Hanin Ghaddar
- Bashshar Haydar
- David Schenker