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Research - Middle East

The realities of a post-September 11 world have focused America's attention on the Middle East. Heritage research is aimed at creating policies which ensure American security today while increasing understanding in the region for long-term stability.


2002 HERITAGE STUDIES

U.N. Authorization for War with Iraq Is Unnecessary by Brett D. Schaefer
September 5, 2002 (Executive Memorandum #831)

Iran's Claim Over Caspian Sea Resources Threaten Energy Security by Dr. Ariel Cohen
September 5, 2002 (Backgrounder #1582)

The Transatlantic Divide Over the Middle East: How the U.S. Should Respond by Dr. Nile Gardiner
August 14, 2002 (Backgrounder #1575)

After the Victory: America's Role in Afghanistan's Future by James Phillips, Jack Spencer, and John C. Hulsman, Ph.D.
July 30, 2002 (Backgrounder #1574)

President Bush's Middle East Speech: A Breath of Fresh Air by James Phillips
June 25, 2002 (WebMemo #116)

Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian Authority: Credible Partners for Peace? by James Phillips
June 6, 2002 (Testimony #9999)

Assisting a Friend in Need: Why the U.S. Should Expand Funding for Israel's Arrow Program by Baker Spring
May 10, 2002 (Executive Memorandum #814)

British and European Responses to the Proposed U.S. Military Action Against Iraq by Nile Gardiner, Ph.D.
April 1, 2002 (Backgrounder #1531)

What Next in Afghanistan? by James Phillips, Elie Krakowski, Ph.D., Thomas Kleine, and Kenneth Katzman, Ph.D.
March 11, 2002 (Heritage Lecture #736)


2001 HERITAGE STUDIES

Palestinian Terrorism Destroys Any Hope for Peace by The Heritage Foundation
December 5, 2001 (WebMemo #63)

Understanding Islam and the Radicals by David F. Forte
October 12, 2001 (Heritage Lecture #718)

Target Iraq's Terrorist Regime, Not Just Osama bin Laden, to Win War on Terrorism by James A. Phillips
October 2, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #780)

Who is the Taliban? by The Heritage Foundation
September 26, 2001 (WebMemo #43)

Uproot Bin Laden's Terrorist Network and Taliban Allies in Afghanistan by James A. Phillips
September 17, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #776)

Stay the Course on Sanctions Against Iran and Libya by James A. Phillips
June 28, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #756)

The Right Way to Stabilize Turkey by John C. Hulsman, Ph.D., and Brett D. Schaefer
May 3, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #743)

Salvage U.N. Sanctions On Iraq's Military by James A. Phillips
March 1, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #725)

Turkish Crisis Creates Opportunity For Needed Economic Reform by Brett D. Schaefer
February 28, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #723)

Building Bridges on Sand: Clinton's Dubious Middle East Peace Initiative by James A. Phillips
January 16, 2001 (Executive Memorandum #709)


2000 HERITAGE STUDIES

The Yemen Bombing: Another Wake-up Call in the Terrorist Shadow War by James A. Phillips
October 25, 2000 (Executive Memorandum #703)

How Clinton's Troubled Middle East Policy Has Collapsed on Two Fronts by James A. Phillips
October 13, 2000 (Executive Memorandum #700)

Defusing Terrorism at Ground Zero: Why a New U.S. Policy is Needed for Afghanistan by James A. Phillips
July 12, 2000 (Executive Summary #1383es)

Defusing Terrorism at Ground Zero: Why a New U.S. Policy is Needed for Afghanistan by James A. Phillips
July 12, 2000 (Backgrounder #1383)

U.S. Firmness Needed to Press a New Assad to Build a New Syria by James A. Phillips
June 19, 2000 (Executive Memorandum #684)

Hold Syria Responsible for Peace in Lebanon by James A. Phillips
June 12, 2000 (Executive Memorandum #682)

The Rise of Iran's Reformers Requires a Cautious U.S. Response by James A. Phillips
February 25, 2000 (Executive Memorandum #653)

Washington's Role in the Syrian-Israeli Peace Talks: Do's and Don'ts by James A. Phillips
February 4, 2000 (Executive Summary #1345)

Washington's Role in the Syrian-Israeli Peace Talks: Do's and Don'ts by James A. Phillips
February 4, 2000 (Backgrounder #1345)


1999 AND EARLIER HERITAGE STUDIES

Clinton Must Warn Arafat Against Declaring Statehood by James A. Phillips
March 19, 1999 (Executive Memorandum #579)

The U.S. Stake in Post-Hussein Jordan by James A. Phillips
February 26, 1999 (Executive Memorandum #547)

Why the United States Should Help the Iraqi Opposition by James Phillips
December 14, 1998 (Executive Memorandum #563)

The U.S. Agenda at the Israeli-Palestine Summit by James A. Phillips
October 14, 1998 (Executive Memorandum #556)

U.S. Policy and the Future of Iran by James A. Phillips
July 8, 1982 (Backgrounder #194)


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