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Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: Middle East

In every US presidential election since the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Middle East and North Africa has been a top foreign policy issue. The 2020 presidential election is no different.

Elections 2020 by Middle East Programs

Conflict Crisis Management

Sun, Sep 20, 2020

UAE, Bahrain deals with Israel offer the Mideast a historic chance for positive change—if the region will build upon it

These deals present the region its best opportunity perhaps ever to bury its bloody, self-defeating past and embrace moderation and modernity. Yet that will only be true if the parties can work with international partners to protect the so-called Abraham Accords Peace Agreement from extremist assault and from Israeli hardliners bent on territorial expansion.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Conflict International Norms

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Yemen: Enough of war

After six years of war in Yemen, it looks like the world’s worst humanitarian crisis is being forgotten and treated with indifference. The international community is overstretched with many crises, and Yemen seems far from the highest priority.

MENASource by Khaled Hussein Alyemany

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Ferziger in Foreign Policy: For Netanyahu, Normalization Deals Are a Long-Awaited Vindication

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Israel Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Fontenrose quoted in The Guardian on Israel-Bahrain normalization

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Israel Middle East

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Wechsler quoted in AFP on Israel-Bahrain normalization

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Israel Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Fontenrose quoted in the New York Times on Israel-Bahrain normalization

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Israel Middle East

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Wechsler quoted in USA TODAY on Israel-Bahrain normalization

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Israel Middle East

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Experts react: US brokers another deal in Middle East with Israel and Bahrain

Atlantic Council experts react to Bahrain agreement to normalize ties with Israel and what it means for the wider region.

MENASource by William F. Wechsler, Kirsten Fontenrose, Marc J. Sievers, Jonathan H. Ferziger, Barbara Slavin, Carmiel Arbit, Michel Duclos, Richard LeBaron, Mark N. Katz, Thomas S. Warrick, Sina Azodi, Joze Pelayo

Israel Middle East

Mon, Sep 7, 2020

Mack quoted in Al Jazeera on UAE-Israel normalization

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Arabic Israel