Civil Society and Arms Control

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

3.2.2014 | no comments

Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans

    By Aviv Melamud and Ariane Tabatabai – Iran-Israeli relations have been on a collision course since the Islamic Republic…

3.12.2013 | no comments

Was Arafat poisoned by polonium? Was Arafat poisoned by polonium?

      By Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress – President Yasser Arafat, the former president of the Palestinian National Authority, passed away under…

2.12.2013 | 2 comments

Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control

  By Nilsu Goren, Aviv Melamud, Ibrahim Said Ibrahim and Ariane Tabatabai – Middle East regional stability and security continues to…

Civilian Nuclear Energy

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

2.12.2013 | 2 comments

Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control

  By Nilsu Goren, Aviv Melamud, Ibrahim Said Ibrahim and Ariane Tabatabai – Middle East regional stability and security continues to…

25.11.2013 | one comments

An early look at the Iran-EU-5+1 Joint Action Plan An early look at the Iran-EU-5+1 Joint Action Plan

  By Miles A. Pomper – The P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China, facilitated by the…

19.11.2013 | 5 comments

How to strengthen the interim Iran deal How to strengthen the interim Iran deal

  By Orde F. Kittrie – While US Secretary of State John Kerry pushes back hard against Senate threats to pass…

Confidence Building Measures

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

3.2.2014 | no comments

Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans

    By Aviv Melamud and Ariane Tabatabai – Iran-Israeli relations have been on a collision course since the Islamic Republic…

23.12.2013 | no comments

An Israeli and an Iranian on the way forward An Israeli and an Iranian on the way forward

  By Aviv Melamud and Ariane Tabatabai  – This winter marks the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The…

19.12.2013 | 5 comments

Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal

  By Olli Heinonen and Orde Kittrie – Nearly a month since the six-month Joint Plan of Action with Iran was announced…

Defense and Military Affairs

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

7.3.2014 | 2 comments

CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions? CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions?

  By Uzi Rubin – During the early morning hours of August 21, 2013 a deadly attack of rockets carrying nerve…

23.12.2013 | no comments

An Israeli and an Iranian on the way forward An Israeli and an Iranian on the way forward

  By Aviv Melamud and Ariane Tabatabai  – This winter marks the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The…

19.12.2013 | 5 comments

Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal

  By Olli Heinonen and Orde Kittrie – Nearly a month since the six-month Joint Plan of Action with Iran was announced…

Export Controls

2.12.2013 | 2 comments

Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control

  By Nilsu Goren, Aviv Melamud, Ibrahim Said Ibrahim and Ariane Tabatabai – Middle East regional stability and security continues to…

25.11.2013 | one comments

An early look at the Iran-EU-5+1 Joint Action Plan An early look at the Iran-EU-5+1 Joint Action Plan

  By Miles A. Pomper – The P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China, facilitated by the…

9.8.2013 | no comments

Anger management in the Middle East Anger management in the Middle East

  By Nilsu Goren, Aviv Melamud, Ibrahim Said Ibrahim, and Ariane Tabatabai – The Middle East has provided an arena for…

30.7.2013 | one comments

The future of arms control in the Middle East The future of arms control in the Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Political space is opening up in the Arab world. While it is particularly difficult to…

Interviews

19.2.2013 | 2 comments

Interview with Bruce Hoffman on today’s global terrorism threat Interview with Bruce Hoffman on today’s global terrorism threat

By Bilal Y. Saab – How do we assess the global terrorism threat in today’s world? One can make a case…

30.11.2012 | no comments

Interview with Rex Brynen on military dynamics of Syrian conflict Interview with Rex Brynen on military dynamics of Syrian conflict

By Bilal Y. Saab – It is often said that the battlefield is the most honest place on earth. While the…

27.9.2012 | no comments

Interview with Daniel L. Byman on the Syrian spillover Interview with Daniel L. Byman on the Syrian spillover

By Bilal Y. Saab – Despite the fact that things are getting worse in Syria, U.S. and Western appetite for military…

17.8.2012 | one comments

Interview with Stephen M. Walt on Iran Interview with Stephen M. Walt on Iran

By Bilal Y. Saab – I was reading Kerry M. Kartchner’s 1992 book Negotiating START on the plane from Washington to Birmingham, and…

Multilateral Cooperation and Diplomacy

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

3.2.2014 | no comments

Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans Iran and Israel: beyond red lines and blue jeans

    By Aviv Melamud and Ariane Tabatabai – Iran-Israeli relations have been on a collision course since the Islamic Republic…

19.12.2013 | 5 comments

Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal

  By Olli Heinonen and Orde Kittrie – Nearly a month since the six-month Joint Plan of Action with Iran was announced…

13.12.2013 | no comments

Getting to Zero in the Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – As Syria dismantles its chemical weapons infrastructure and Iran places verifiable limitations on its nuclear…

Nonproliferation of WMD

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

7.3.2014 | 2 comments

CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions? CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions?

  By Uzi Rubin – During the early morning hours of August 21, 2013 a deadly attack of rockets carrying nerve…

19.12.2013 | 5 comments

Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal Iran Plays Games with the Geneva Deal

  By Olli Heinonen and Orde Kittrie – Nearly a month since the six-month Joint Plan of Action with Iran was announced…

13.12.2013 | no comments

Getting to Zero in the Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – As Syria dismantles its chemical weapons infrastructure and Iran places verifiable limitations on its nuclear…

Science and Technology

13.3.2014 | no comments

The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East The false promise of a piecemeal approach to a WMD-free Middle East

  By Bilal Y. Saab – Almost two decades have passed since the Middle East Resolution – agreed by the 1995…

7.3.2014 | 2 comments

CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions? CW attack in Syria: faulty intelligence or faulty conclusions?

  By Uzi Rubin – During the early morning hours of August 21, 2013 a deadly attack of rockets carrying nerve…

3.12.2013 | no comments

Was Arafat poisoned by polonium? Was Arafat poisoned by polonium?

      By Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress – President Yasser Arafat, the former president of the Palestinian National Authority, passed away under…

2.12.2013 | 2 comments

Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control

  By Nilsu Goren, Aviv Melamud, Ibrahim Said Ibrahim and Ariane Tabatabai – Middle East regional stability and security continues to…