Apr 1, 2014
Will the administration realign with the moderates in the region and consider working with the Iranian opposition, or will it continue in its deal with the regime and lose several allies America has gathered in the greater Middle East over the last few decades?
Mar 19, 2014
My new book, "Lost Spring," explains why the West and the United States failed to predict the Arab Spring and why they failed to handle it effectively.
Feb 28, 2014
The Obama administration, in its first and second terms, has committed strategic mistakes in the Middle East which will undermine U.S. national and security interests for many years, even under subsequent administrations after 2016.
Feb 11, 2014
As French President Francois Hollande visits Washington and meets President Barack Obama and his administration, the talk in town by think tanks and media focuses on the declared joint interest between the two powers in fighting terrorism.
Jan 20, 2014
Egypt Prepares to Move Forward
Dec 23, 2013
South Sudan is the newest country in the world and unfortunately seems to be on the edge of the newest civil war in the region. For the past week, clashes and killings have ravaged the capital and other areas of that young African country, yet all that comes from Washington is a heavy silence.
Sep 17, 2013
In the northeastern part of Syria — contiguous to Iraq and Turkey — lies al-Hasaka or the Triangle, also known as al-Jazeera province.
Jul 9, 2013
As soon as the Egyptian military asked President Mohammed Morsi to step down and dismantle his Muslim Brotherhood regime, millions in the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian cities and towns celebrated the end of what they felt was a dangerous fascistic regime.