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The Necessary U.S. Role in Fixing the Baghdad-Kurdistan Energy Dispute
A targeted intervention could aid American interests and the global effort to find a substitute for Russian and Iranian oil and gas. 
Jun 27, 2022
  • Michael Knights

In Focus: The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East

Global Food Insecurity:
In the Middle East, rising prices combined with growing populations could stir social unrest, as occurred during the Arab Spring period.
Apr 28, 2022
  • Anna Borshchevskaya
The Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion in the Middle East and North Africa
A former Pentagon advisor testifies on how the war might affect Moscow's ability to sell arms to MENA governments and project power in the region.
May 18, 2022
  • Grant Rumley
Decoding the "Riddle, Mystery, and Enigma" of Russia and the Emerging New World Order
Two veteran diplomats discuss what implications the Ukraine war holds for multilateral institutions, international law, and the global order they aim to uphold.
Apr 27, 2022
  • Dennis Ross
  • Paula Dobriansky
The Russian Propaganda in Arabic Hidden from the West
Russian narratives are increasingly suffusing Arabic social media depictions of the war in Ukraine.
Apr 18, 2022
  • Nadia Oweidat

Podcast - Listen Now to the Complete First Season

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Audio
Podcast: Breaking Hezbollah's Golden Rule
Listen to a podcast series shining a bright light on the global terrorist and criminal activities that Lebanese Hezbollah would rather keep hidden from view.
February-March 2022
  • Matthew Levitt

Reform, Protest, Change

Middle East doctor, Turkish protestor, veiled voter
A New Start for the U.S. on Mideast Democracy and Human Rights
In a region where publics are clamoring for healthcare, housing, jobs, and freedom of expression, progress toward electoral democracy need not always be the top priority.
Sep 19, 2021
  • David Pollock
  • Robert Satloff