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Syria: A long-term challenge
Bonner Means Baker Fellow Joe Barnes comments on the likelihood of continued conflict in Syria. Trend News Agency: http://bit.ly/1G9JFBn.
Oct. 16, 2015, 12:14 p.m.

Middle East rivals agree: Iran nuclear deal is no solution to regional turmoil
Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar, fellow for the Middle East, comments on the complications of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West.
July 27, 2015, 1:03 p.m.

Coverage of Qatar’s World Cup Mirrors Some of the World’s Prejudices
A passage from the book "Qatar and the Arab Spring" by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East, comments on Qataris' belief that they are unfairly targeted by Western journalists and their worries about the coverage they will receive for the 2022 World Cup.
July 8, 2015, 8:58 a.m.

How can ISIS be stopped?
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East, comments on the Islamic State's takeover in Iraq and Syria and how the group can be stopped.
May 28, 2015, 4:21 p.m.

UN diplomacy on horizon for Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Director Edward P. Djerejian comments on the U.N.'s efforts to set parameters for resuming Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
May 22, 2015, 7:44 a.m.

Netanyahu Coalition Seen Keeping U.S.-Israel Relations Frosty
Director Edward Djerejian comments on the United States' complicated relationship with Israel.
May 11, 2015, 1:22 p.m.

Obama’s Favorite Isn’t Netanyahu as Israelis Head to the Polls
As people in Israel head to the polls to vote for prime minister, founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian comments on the country's future.
March 17, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

Nonprofit on path for Desert Storm memorial
Founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian comments on the push for a Gulf War veterans memorial.
Feb. 3, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Ambassardor Djerejian on King Abdullah's death
Founding director Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian comments on how the power vacuum in Yemen and the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah are affecting politics in the region.
Jan. 28, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Obama's delegation to Saudi: Bridging past loyalties, enduring future
Andrew Bowen, Baker Institute scholar for the Middle East and director of the Levant Program, comments on the positive effect of President Barack Obama's visit to the Saudi capital to pay his respects after the death of Saudi King Abdullah.
Jan. 28, 2015, 2 p.m.