Middle East

President-elect Trump and the Middle East?

The Moshe Dayan Center Tel Aviv University In the immediate aftermath of Donald J. Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential ...

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Kanan Makiya and the Rejection of Victimhood

Exiled from his homeland and with a notorious intelligence agency attempting to assassinate him, one could excuse Makiya for claiming the mantle of victimhood. Yet, in an all-too-rare insistence on principle, he refused. In the preface to the 1998...

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Damaging Democracy: The U.S., Fethullah Gülen, and Turkey’s Upheaval

In this startling essay on the attempted coup in Turkey, FPRI senior fellow and prize-wining Princeton historian Michael Reynolds shakes up the way we think about Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Fethullah Gülen, and the United States. He tells...

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Are there any tears left? Have we become so numbed by the intolerance and violence pouring within and projected out ...

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The Saudi Conundrum

The Militia in the Living Room

The Islamic State in Europe: Terrorists without Borders, Counterterrorists with All Borders

A Wounded Islamic State is A Dangerous Islamic State

Time to Intensify Turkish-Moroccan Partnership

Turkey’s “Kurdish Problem” – Then and Now