Ambassador Ronald Neumann, a member of the Middle East Policy Council board of directors, recently participated in a panel discussion on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan with Christopher D. Kolenda and Michele Flournoy at the Center for a New American Security.
Elor Azaria, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldier who shot dead an incapacitated Palestinian attacker, has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 18 months in prison. The verdict has divided public opinion, a schism reflected in the Israeli dailies.
Donald Trump has upended decades of bipartisan U.S. commitment to the goal of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel. In a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr.
It is a great shame that advocates for almost 1.3 billion of the world’s population suffering from extreme poverty often meet with deaf ears. There is much ado about terrorism, and rightly so, but the fact is that poverty-related factors claim many more lives.
Six years after the street protests that resulted in the ouster of long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are still struggling with high prices, anemic economic growth and increased insecurity.
The war of words between the new U.S. administration and the Iranian government escalated over the past few days, as President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iran’s missile program. Iranian media have condemned the U.S.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken a big step toward his goal of turning the Turkish Republic into a presidential system of government (and, with term limits reset, potentially remain in power until 2029).
Earlier this week, hundreds of Israeli police officers and soldiers carried out an Israeli High Court order to evict Jewish wildcat settlers from the Amona outpost in the West Bank.
The executive order issued by President Donald Trump barring entry into the United States by nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen—has drawn sharp reactions from around the region.