On the Eve of an Uncertain Negotiation

by François Nicoullaud From recent declarations of President Barack Obama, echoed by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and various American and French officials, one can foresee the initial bargaining position of the Western members of the P5+1 group in the upcoming… Continue Reading

2013 Brings No Change to US Policy On Israel-Palestine

by Mitchell Plitnick When it comes to the tedious dance between the United States, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the more things change, the more they stay the same. As 2013 draws to a close, we have another proof of… Continue Reading

Terrorist Designation of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Highly Risky

by Emile Nakhleh For the first time in its 85-year history, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Wednesday was declared a terrorist organization. The provisional government’s decision yesterday, presumably with the military junta’s approval, came after two deadly bombings in Mansura and… Continue Reading