Middle East

By Ben Nelson
Managing Editor
April 28, 2014

By Ted Ferraz
March 10, 2014

As the Obama administration prepares to release a group of Yemeni nationals from the Guantanamo prison, a remote island in the Gulf of Aden may present a viable alternative to the much-maligned American detainment facility in Cuba.

By Dan Rozenson
March 3, 2014

Recent tension between the United States and Saudi Arabia goes beyond mere policy disagreements and reflects a difference in threat perception. To maintain close relations, the Saudis and the Americans must overcome their differences and build a common terrain from which they can assess regional threats.

By J. Thomas Gratowski
February 17, 2014

By John Stafford
January 2, 2014

Israel cannot afford to become a garrison state locked in perpetual conflict with enemies both inside and outside of its borders. The United States is the only country capable of pressuring Israel to make the difficult, but necessary, concessions for peace.


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