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Trita Parsi on US-Iran and Middle East Dynamics

Trita Parsi is the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) in Washington D.C. Dr. Parsi is a recognized thought leader in international affairs and global geopolitical dynamics with frequent appearances in…
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Liao on How OBOR Shapes China’s Foreign Policy

Rebecca Liao is VP of Business Development and Strategy at Skuchain, a Silicon Valley startup that provides blockchain technology for the supply chain. She is also a writer and China analyst. Previously, she was the Director of Business…
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Navigating Global Geopolitics Under Trump

by Dan Mueller Frankfurt--It appears that there is no end in sight to America's post-election brouhaha. It has covered a whole range of issues with varying degree of sadness, entertainment, and shock. From stories about fake news to…
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Shadi Hamid on Islamic Exceptionalism

Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution’s Project on U.S Relations with the Islamic World. Dr. Hamid is the author, most recently, of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World (St.…
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A Look at Bessma Momani’s ‘An Arab Dawn’

An Arab Dawn Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring Indigo Amazon Book Review Toronto, Ontario--We are surely inundated with the daily flow of news from the Arab world. And the news is crystalized around sectarian conflict,…
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Ten Most Important Books of the Year

Originally published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs by Reza Akhlaghi 2014 was a year of growing tension and instability in international affairs. The Middle East became witness to a bloody revolt by Sunnis against Shia dominated…
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