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The Assad Regime: The Beginning of the End?

Former Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford examines four signs that indicate the weakening of Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime.

Atrocities in Syria: Who Will Be Left to Speak for Me?

Chemical weapons attacks, barrel bombs, and other atrocities perpetrated by the regime continue in Syria. Bassam Barabandi, Bassam Rifai, and Darren Fenwick call on the international community to help end the violence.

Pakistan's Relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran

In this video interview, Marvin Weinbaum, director of the Center for Pakistan Studies at The Middle East Institute, explains Pakistan’s decision not to provide military aid for Saudi Arabia’s operation in Yemen, and how Prime Minister Sharif is working to repair relations with Riyadh.

Israeli Occupation: Better is Not Good Enough

Geoffrey Aronson argues that though Israel has recently moderated some of its policies toward the Palestinians, this is only a move to "use the trappings of a kinder and gentler occupation to continue a single-minded pursuit of territorial expansion."

Turkey and Armenia: Make History Instead of Repeating It

"For nearly 25 years, Ankara has put relations with Armenia in a straightjacket," writes Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey W. Robert Pearson, who goes on to recommend Turkish policies that could help the two countries move toward reconciliation.

Algeria: Quiet but Not Calm

Former Ambassador to Algeria Robert Ford writes of how, despite the appearance of stability, Algeria is facing large political and economic challenges.

The Assad Regime: The Beginning of the End?

Former Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford examines four signs that indicate the weakening of Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime.

Atrocities in Syria: Who Will Be Left to Speak for Me?

Chemical weapons attacks, barrel bombs, and other atrocities perpetrated by the regime continue in Syria. Bassam Barabandi, Bassam Rifai, and Darren Fenwick call on the international community to help end the violence.

Pakistan's Relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran

In this video interview, Marvin Weinbaum, director of the Center for Pakistan Studies at The Middle East Institute, explains Pakistan’s decision not to provide military aid for Saudi Arabia’s operation in Yemen, and how Prime Minister Sharif is working to repair relations with Riyadh.

Israeli Occupation: Better is Not Good Enough

Geoffrey Aronson argues that though Israel has recently moderated some of its policies toward the Palestinians, this is only a move to "use the trappings of a kinder and gentler occupation to continue a single-minded pursuit of territorial expansion."

Turkey and Armenia: Make History Instead of Repeating It

"For nearly 25 years, Ankara has put relations with Armenia in a straightjacket," writes Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey W. Robert Pearson, who goes on to recommend Turkish policies that could help the two countries move toward reconciliation.

Algeria: Quiet but Not Calm

Former Ambassador to Algeria Robert Ford writes of how, despite the appearance of stability, Algeria is facing large political and economic challenges.

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