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Media Mentions: Barbara A. Leaf

Aug 2020
August 19, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York TImes on the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.
Jun 2020
June 25, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on new cooperation between Israel and the UAE.
Jan 2020
January 14, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on how the Persian Gulf countries are seeing recent moves by Iran and the U.S.
January 5, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the views of Gulf allies in recent tensions with Iran.
Dec 2019
December 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the reduction of U.S. diplomats in Baghdad.
Oct 2019
October 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the next stage of Syria's civil war.
October 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Time Magazine on U.S. credibility abroad following its withdrawal from Syria.
Sep 2019
September 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the need to re-establish deterrence between the U.S. and Iran.
September 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on John Bolton's effect on the National Security Council.
Jul 2019
July 18, 2019 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss the latest in tensions between Iran and the U.S.
Jun 2019
June 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the risks of escalation with Iran.
May 2019
May 17, 2019 Institute expert appeared on BBC's "The Briefing Room" to speak about tensions between Iran and the US.
Mar 2019
March 20, 2019 Institute expert featured in Circa special on the 15th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dec 2018
December 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on the U.S. relationship with the UAE.
Oct 2018
October 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Boston Herald on the structural problems in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
Sep 2018
September 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the U.S. Consulate in Basra closing.
Aug 2018
August 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Defense Secretary Mattis' influence on Persian Gulf affairs.
August 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on Secretary Pompeo's policy priorities at the State Department.
Jul 2018
July 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vanity Fair on Iran's multidimensional threat to the Middle East.
Jun 2018
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the crisis in Yemen.