• Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Bernie Sanders Factor in US Policy toward Israel

    Mar 4, 2020Yousef Munayyer

    The Sanders candidacy represents a shift in public opinion on Israel and that Sanders’s position on Palestinian rights opens a political space that is increasi…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantUS Foreign Policy

    Bipartisan Hysteria Erupts in Washington After UNHRC Unveils Database

    Feb 20, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery reports on the unified bipartisan response to the recently released UNHCR report detailing the business ties of illegal Israeli settlements a…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    The American Jewish Community and the 2020 US Presidential Election

    Jan 31, 2020Lara Friedman

    The American Jewish community, for all its internal divisions and distinctions, has nonetheless long been characterized by remarkably consistent, and by all ap…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    What Is Next for Mike Pompeo?

    Jan 23, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery examines the future political ambitions of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, one of the most influential members of the Trump Administration, a…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Repressing Criticism of Israel in the United States: Trump’s Executive Order

    Jan 3, 2020Yousef Munayyer

    In the long term, Trump’s executive order conflating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism is another effort to silence the debate in the United States on Israel’s p…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Presidential Candidates Open to Leveraging American Support for Israel

    Nov 12, 2019Yousef Munayyer

    Yousef Munayyer says that some Democratic candidates for president may be open to taking concrete steps to decrease American complicity in Israel's abuses and …

  • Policy Analysis
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    2020 Election Issues

    Nov 1, 2019Imad K. Harb

    While presidential elections in the United States depend to a great degree on the personalities of the Republican and Democratic candidates, each election has …

  • Policy Analysis
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Trump’s Chances in the 2020 Presidential Election: Will Americans Reelect Trump?

    Although a year is a long time in American politics, at least in conventional electoral terms, many political analysts, pollsters and pundits are already hard …

  • Policy Analysis
    Security and Defense

    Trump Puts His Stamp on a Generational Shift at the Pentagon

    Oct 9, 2019Joe Macaron

    As Trump backs away from US commitments in the Middle East, a new generation of Pentagon leadership is being tested in how to navigate war and peace decisions …

  • Policy Analysis
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congress and the 2020 Elections

    The highly anticipated 2020 US elections are garnering great attention because they will determine whether or not President Donald Trump remains in the White H…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Evangelicals and the 2020 Elections

    Oct 1, 2019Jonathan Kuttab

    Evangelical Americans constitute one of the largest voting blocs in the United States. They number about 74 million, or about 22.5 percent of a population of c…

  • Policy Analysis
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Pompeo’s Rising Influence in the Trump Administration

    Sep 24, 2019Joe Macaron

    Having outlasted many of his colleagues, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the most connected official in Trump’s inner circle. But what is the extent of his i…