The Real Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
CMED Director Steven Spiegel: The conflict is not between Arabs and Jews but supporters of a two-state versus one-state solution.
Friday, October 24, 2014 READ MORE
Turkey Has 99 Problems and the PKK Is Just One
For many, the answer seems simple: Turkey should listen to the demands of its Kurds to fight IS. But unfortunately, the situation is far more complicated.
Monday, October 20, 2014 READ MORE
The Power Struggle of Persian Politics
Can Iranian president Hassan Rouhani deliver on his promise of a more moderate approach while Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei holds the reins of powers?
Monday, October 13, 2014 READ MORE
U.S. and allies on the move against the Islamic State: What about Israel?
While the international community now weighs its focus on counter-terrorism efforts lead by the US, one question sits in the back of everyone's mind: what about Israel?
Thursday, October 09, 2014 READ MORE
Unique partnership drives the Center for Middle East Development
In 10 short years, CMED has become a well-known and trusted organization in the field and in the region.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 READ MORE
Lessons of the Gaza War
CMED Director Steven Spiegel distills the lessons of the war in a Huffington Post article.
Friday, September 05, 2014 READ MORE
Are You There Iran? It's Me, Hamas
For almost three years now, bilateral relations between Hamas and Iran were considered severed for multiple reasons. Why has Iran scaled back its involvement?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 READ MORE
The ISIS Caliphate Is Absurd, but No Joke
As IS gains more traction in Iraq and Syria, the international community’s lack of action lays the foundation for increased terrorist attacks and regional destabilization.
Monday, July 21, 2014 READ MORE
China Bans Ramadan
China's recent ban on Ramadan is just another reminder of the religious and cultural persecution China's Muslim Uighur population faces.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 READ MORE
More Than Women's Rights at Stake in Gender Equality Fight
Although there is still much work to be done, women throughout the MENA region have proven that they have the power and the agency to create tangible change.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 READ MORE
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