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Saudi Arabia's High-Stakes Gamble

Thomas W. Lippman explains the context surrounding Saudi Arabia's decision to lead a military campaign to stop the Houthis from taking over all of Yemen--and the many things that could go wrong.  

The Regional Response to the Crisis in Yemen

Paul Salem discusses the new challenges arising from the unfolding crisis in Yemen, the agenda for the Arab League's upcoming meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, and how these developments are shaping U.S. policy in Yemen and in the broader fight against ISIS.

The Egypt Economic Conference: Success or Failure?

Was Egypt's recent Economic Development Conference a success? Is the government exaggerating the benefits reaped from the event, or have critics been unfair to disparage the results? The answer, writes Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim, appears to be a little of both.

How the Israeli Left Fell Behind

The Israeli election was about more than just Netanyahu, writes Amb. Daniel Kurtzer in Foreign Affairs. "The ultimate victory belongs to the Israeli right wing, demonstrating that it has become something of a permanent majority—a strength that comes regardless of who leads it."

The Day After an Iran Nuclear Deal

Alex Vatanka discusses the mood in Tehran as the deadline for negotiations approaches, the state of U.S.-Iranian relations, and what reaching a deal could mean to the Arab world, in this brief video interview.

The Egyptian Family House: Fostering Religious Unity

The Family House is an organization with the goal of strengthening unity between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Jayson Casper reports on its activities, reach, and the challenges it faces.

Saudi Arabia's High-Stakes Gamble

Thomas W. Lippman explains the context surrounding Saudi Arabia's decision to lead a military campaign to stop the Houthis from taking over all of Yemen--and the many things that could go wrong.  

The Regional Response to the Crisis in Yemen

Paul Salem discusses the new challenges arising from the unfolding crisis in Yemen, the agenda for the Arab League's upcoming meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, and how these developments are shaping U.S. policy in Yemen and in the broader fight against ISIS.

The Egypt Economic Conference: Success or Failure?

Was Egypt's recent Economic Development Conference a success? Is the government exaggerating the benefits reaped from the event, or have critics been unfair to disparage the results? The answer, writes Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim, appears to be a little of both.

How the Israeli Left Fell Behind

The Israeli election was about more than just Netanyahu, writes Amb. Daniel Kurtzer in Foreign Affairs. "The ultimate victory belongs to the Israeli right wing, demonstrating that it has become something of a permanent majority—a strength that comes regardless of who leads it."

The Day After an Iran Nuclear Deal

Alex Vatanka discusses the mood in Tehran as the deadline for negotiations approaches, the state of U.S.-Iranian relations, and what reaching a deal could mean to the Arab world, in this brief video interview.

The Egyptian Family House: Fostering Religious Unity

The Family House is an organization with the goal of strengthening unity between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Jayson Casper reports on its activities, reach, and the challenges it faces.

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