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UkraineAlert

May 23, 2024

Pride of Ukraine: Oleksandr Usyk’s historic victory boosts wartime morale

By Joshua Stein

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk's remarkable achievement in unifying the heavyweight division for the first time this century has provided war-torn Ukraine with a welcome morale boost, writes Joshua Stein.

Conflict Resilience & Society

MENASource

May 16, 2024

The Red Sea attacks highlight the erosion of US leadership in the region

By Jean-Loup Samaan

The biggest issue facing the White House is not the Houthi threat but the US failure to rally partners and allies behind its leadership

Conflict Middle East

In the News

May 14, 2024

Samaan in The Gulf International Forum: The GCC’s Joint Security Vision: Reading Between the Lines

By Atlantic Council

Middle East Security & Defense

Inflection Points Today

May 14, 2024

Why strategy is central to the Biden-Netanyahu dispute

By Frederick Kempe

The Biden administration’s criticism is that Netanyahu, at the expense of strategy, is focusing entirely on tactics.

Conflict Israel

In the News

May 8, 2024

Mouton quoted in Defense News on Emirati F-35 prospects

By Atlantic Council

China Defense Technologies

In the News

May 8, 2024

Fontenrose quoted in the Guardian on Saudi deal with the United States excluding Israel

By Atlantic Council

Artificial Intelligence Israel

In the News

May 7, 2024

Panikoff in Newsweek: Saudi Arabia Just Glimpsed a Version of Its Future Thanks to Iran – Opinion

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Iran

Podcast

Apr 24, 2024

American Hit Squad in Yemen

By Alia Brahimi

Host and Nonresident Senior Fellow Alia Brahimi speaks with BBC investigative journalist Nawal Al-Maghafi about her film on American mercenaries in Yemen.

Conflict Defense Industry

Inflection Points Today

Apr 23, 2024

The US at its best brings new hope to Europe, Middle East

By Frederick Kempe

The last few days have brought new hope to Europe and the Middle East, not least because of US leadership on both fronts.

Israel Middle East

MENASource

Apr 10, 2024

A diplomatic solution in Sudan demands greater US engagement with its Arab allies

By Manal Fatima

Halting external support to the generals is crucial to achieving peace in Sudan and setting it on the path to civilian-led rule. 

Africa Conflict