New Atlanticist

Dec 1, 2023

What to expect in the next phase of Israel’s war against Hamas 

By Alex Plitsas

After a pause in fighting ended Friday, Israel will press ahead with a southern Gaza campaign that will face new challenges.

Conflict Israel

New Atlanticist

Nov 28, 2023

Why Morocco will not cut ties with Israel

By Sarah Zaaimi

Will mounting pro-Palestinian sentiment pressure Moroccan leadership to reverse the December 2020 normalization agreement with Israel? The short answer is no.

Conflict Economy & Business


Nov 27, 2023

Why Israel has no imminent plans to wind down its war on Hamas

By Shalom Lipner

Motivation in Israel, where the trauma of October 7 is still palpable, remains high to persist until the eradication of Hamas and its capability to inflict harm on Israeli targets.

Israel Middle East


Nov 22, 2023

Islamic Resistance in Iraq appears to be responsible for attacks in the country and there’s no end in sight 

By Lizzie Porter

Iraq is witnessing part of the regional fallout from the Israel-Hamas war, and Iraqi bases housing US troops are feeling that most forcefully.

Iran Iraq

China-MENA Podcast

Nov 22, 2023

China and the Israel-Hamas War: A View from Tel Aviv

By Atlantic Council

Gedaliah Afterman joins us for a compelling discussion on the intricate dynamics between China, Israel, and the ongoing conflict with Hamas, as well as the economic interests, potential for mediation, and the conflict's implications on China's emerging role in the Middle East.

China East Asia

New Atlanticist

Nov 21, 2023

The post-October 7 US strategy in the Middle East is coming into focus

By Daniel E. Mouton

While the conflict has increased the urgency for the United States to engage in the region, it is just one of several developments that require renewed US leadership.

Conflict Crisis Management

Blog Post

Nov 20, 2023

State of the Order: Assessing October 2023

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 17, 2023

David Petraeus on how the US should manage a world of overlapping crises

By Katherine Walla

Petraeus discussed how conflict and deterrence have changed—and what those changes mean for Russia’s war in Ukraine and the Israel-Hamas war.

Conflict Crisis Management


Nov 17, 2023

The Gaza war is a reminder that the US needs to reevaluate its Iran policy

By Shukriya Bradost

Despite the Biden administration's efforts to prevent a further escalation and the expansion of the Israel-Hamas war in the region, Iran-backed militia groups continue to challenge US forces.

Iran Israel


Nov 15, 2023

I covered the battle against ISIS in Mosul. Gaza’s challenges will make it look like child’s play.

By Arwa Damon

If there is something to be drawn from those lessons, it is that what Israel is doing right now will secure anything but peace and stability.

Iraq Israel