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Middle East

Lessons from the Past

Lessons from the Past

When it comes to Iran, the historical record carries some important lessons for today.

Michael Mandelbaum
Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads
Books

Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads

Can MBS pull off what no other Arab ruler in the Middle East has—a dynamic, thriving economy—without tipping the kingdom into instability?

Michael Mandelbaum
The Peace Illusion

The Peace Illusion

There’s a good reason the century-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been solved: it can’t be.

Michael Mandelbaum
Re-Evaluating Jimmy Carter
Books

Re-Evaluating Jimmy Carter

In light of Trump, it's time to rethink what a failed presidency really looks like.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Controlling the Pandemic of Global Authoritarianism

Controlling the Pandemic of Global Authoritarianism

Only with a Biden victory can America hope to regain some of its moral credibility on the world stage. And even then, it won't be easy.

Larry Diamond
Never Trump and the Neoconservative Persuasion
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Never Trump and the Neoconservative Persuasion

The key to the conservative revolt against Trumpism is its moral component.

Joshua Muravchik