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AF’s Non-Resident Scholar Kamran Bokhari has been quoted in Bloomberg: “I don’t think the Trump administration has a broad peace plan,” said Kamran Bokhari, director at the Center for Global Policy and a non-resident scholar at the Arabia Foundation. “From what I know, they are seeking something much less ambitious in terms of some economic...
AF’s Non-Resident Scholar, Kamran al Bokhari has been quoted in Fox News: “Essentially, the outcome of the election has been a long time in the making,” Kamran Bokhari, Director at the Center for Global Policy in Washington and a Non-Resident Scholar at the Arabia...
AF’s Director Firas Maksad has been quoted in the New York Times: Though Washington has designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization for its actions around the world and its close relationship to Iran, the group has also baked itself into legitimate parts of the...
AF’s Director, Firas Maksad has been quoted in the Daily Star: For Arabia Foundation Director Firas Maksad, however, the U.S. is still on the back foot. “The U.S. is simply playing defense to Iran’s offense in Lebanon,” the Washington-based analyst told The Daily Star. He...
President Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw two thousand American troops from Syria upends several key US foreign policy objectives which have not been met.
In the short-term, this weekend’s airstrikes will most likely not change the situation in Syria, especially since the US and its allies opted for a limited campaign targeting chemical weapons’ facilities instead of saturation strikes against regime assets. While these...
The messaging from the White House seems to suggest that the Trump Administration is “walking back” threats to launch an imminent strike against the Assad regime leading some to believe that there is a backchannel effort to find a diplomatic solution that would stop...