- Dec 15, 2014
The Arab uprisings of 2011 created unexpected opportunities for religious radicals. Although many inside and outside the region initially saw the uprisings as liberal triumphs, illiberal forces have benefited disproportionately.
- Dec 12, 2014
Improving relations among the Gulf Cooperation Council states are a sign that governments are feeling increasingly stressed, according to Dr. F. Gregory Gause III, and inter-state tensions would likely return if threats diminished. Gause spoke at a CSIS Middle East Program Gulf Roundtable entitled “Will Unity Hold? The GCC and the Challenge of Joint Action” on December 12, 2014.
- Dec 10, 2014
Qubad Talabani has served as the deputy prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) since June 2014. Prior to this he served as minister and head of the Department of Coordination and Follow-up, the KRG’s principal policy unit. Talabani has held several prominent positions involving close coordination with U.S.
- Dec 8, 2014
The Transnational Threats Project cordially invites you to a book event:
Featuring a disucssion with
Dr. Angel Rabasa
Senior Political Scientist at RAND Corporation
Dr. Cheryl Benard
President of ARCH International
Adjunct Researcher at RAND Corporation
- Nov 12, 2014
The 2014 Global Security Forum will be held on Wednesday, November 12th from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at CSIS headquarters located at 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
- Nov 10, 2014
While violent extremism in Yemen draws the world’s attention, genuinely addressing its causes would require sustained commitments to Yemen’s economic and political development, according to Dr. Charles Schmitz. Schmitz is professor of geography at Towson University and an expert at the Middle East Institute.
- Oct 15, 2014
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program hosted an off-the-record roundtable discussion on the geostrategic implications of the U.S. shale revolution for Asia. The energy security effects of the U.S. unconventional oil and gas revolution are already visible with natural gas previously destined for the U.S. now directed towards Asian markets.
- Oct 14, 2014
The Maritime Security Dialogue brings together CSIS and U.S. Naval Institute, two of the nation's most respected non-partisan institutions. The series is intended to highlight the particular challenges facing the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, from national level maritime policy to naval concept development and program design.
- Sep 29, 2014
Please join us for a half-day conference on September 29, 2014 to mark the launch of CSIS's Federated Defense in the Middle East project. This expansion of the Federated Defense Project's lens of analysis to the Middle East will seek to find avenues for enhanced burden sharing and defense cooperation with allies in the region.