E-Notes are policy-oriented articles covering current developments around the globe that impinge upon American foreign policy and national security priorities. 

Can Oman Survive Its Own Neighborhood After the Death of Sultan Qaboos?

The small Gulf state of Oman’s identity is closely—if not inextricably—linked with the person of Sultan Qaboos, who passed away on January 10 after nearly 50 years in power. He singlehandedly transformed the country from a sleepy, closed-off country...

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Why Geopolitics Matters

Donald Trump, History, and the Foreign Policy Research Institute

An Ode to Alan Luxenberg

Looking Back to Lean Forward: The Study of History to Inform the Present and Shape the Future

An Appreciation of Alan Luxenberg

Alan Luxenberg

Then and Now: 1976 and 2020


Menachem Begin and His Lasting Contribution to Israeli Foreign Policy and National Security

Many aspects of Israel’s national security situation today, which is almost the best it has ever been, began taking shape ...

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