Middle East

Off the Warpath?

In the wake of the National Intelligence Estimate, the conventional wisdom on Iran has changed. At The Nixon Center on Monday, seasoned Iran watchers like Anthony Cordesman, Shai Feldman and Suzanne Maloney gave their thoughts on

A Triangular Relationship

Monday at The Nixon Center, the Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaida’ie, said that the United States should utilize economic levers when it comes to dealing with Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

Security First Forum: Plan B for Iran

Is now the time to abandon hopes of regime change and negotiate with Tehran on issues like its nuclear program and a possible security guarantee? Amitai Etzioni fires the opening salvo in a new debate on Iran policy.

The Long Road to Damascus

As the November 26 Middle East conference draws near, some are suggesting that a deal with Syria will lead to significant progress in the region. But Damascus may not be willing or able to help.

The Taming of the Hawks

Is war with Iran in America’s best interests? On Thursday, four panelists at an event sponsored by the Nixon Center and the American Conservative Defense Alliance argued for a different stance toward Tehran.

Plan Z for Iraq

A community-based security approach for the land of the two rivers.

Amitai Etzioni