• Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    An Unwinnable Battle of Narratives in Lebanon Regarding War with Israel

    Jul 19, 2024Patricia Karam

    Hezbollah’s decision on war against Israel has attracted both support and objection from different political factions in Lebanon and helped lead to escalating …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    If Biden Drops Out, Where Do Democrats Go on Israel-Gaza War?

    Jul 17, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    On the heels of a disappointing presidential debate performance, much has been made of whether the Democratic Party will replace Joe Biden on the ticket this N…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    Explosive Remnants of War in Gaza: A Long-Term Threat to Palestinian Life

    Jul 17, 2024Yara M. Asi

    Before Israel’s current war on Gaza, the deadliest of the previous four Israeli assaults on the Strip occurred in 2014. Over 50 days, Israel killed at least 2,…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The West Bank in the Crosshairs

    Jul 16, 2024

    Mariam Barghouti and Yousef Munayyer discuss the dangerous situation in the West Bank, as well as how Palestinians are experiencing an unprecedented rise in Is…

  • From our Affiliates
    Saudi ArabiaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Saudi-Iranian Reconciliation: Limits and Opportunities

    Jul 16, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    The most important factor driving Iran’s pursuit of reconciliation with the kingdom was the Islamic Republic’s difficult economic situation, made worse by Amer…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Lancet and Genocide By “Slow Death” in Gaza

    Jul 12, 2024John Quigley

    A recent survey of Middle East scholars found that most regard Israel’s actions in Gaza since October 2023 either as “genocide” (34 percent) or as “major war c…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Lebanon Needs Help in Dealing with Its Syrian Refugees

    Jul 10, 2024Imad K. Harb

    The dangerous saber-rattling and bloody confrontations between Hezbollah and Israel have partly obscured serious domestic challenges facing Lebanon and the car…

  • Policy Analysis
    JordanRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Gaza War and Threats to Jordan’s Domestic and Regional Stability

    Jul 9, 2024Curtis Ryan

    Jordanians of all walks of life have watched the relentless war in Gaza with deepening alarm. By latest count, at least 38,000 Palestinians have been killed, m…

  • Expert Interview
    IranDemocracy and Governance

    Implications of Iran’s Presidential Elections

    Jul 8, 2024

    Daniel Brumberg and Imad K. Harb discuss the results and implications of Iran's recent presidential elections and President Masoud Pezeshkian's agenda.

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Centrality of Jerusalem in the Gaza War and Its Aftermath

    Jul 3, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan and Daniel Seidemann discuss the situation in #Jerusalem within the context of the Gaza war.

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    The US Academy and the Destruction of Gaza’s Education System

    Jul 3, 2024Hanna Alshaikh

    After Columbia University students set up a pro-Palestinian encampment on April 17, similar ones formed on campuses not only in the United States but worldwide…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Limits on Egypt’s Gaza “Containment Strategy”

    Jul 1, 2024Daniel Brumberg

    Egypt has opted to follow a containment strategy in order to manage the fallout from the Israeli war on Gaza, such as the spillover of the conflict into the Si…