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Americans and Pakistan

May 17, 2011
Outside of Washington, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in an op-ed published in The Express Tribune , American views of Pakistan are dominated by hostiity or ignorance -- if not outright indifference.

Obama and the Middle East: It Will Be Tough to Turn the Page

May 16, 2011
This week, President Obama looks to turn a new page in the Middle East with his speech and meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but an increasingly frosty Arab spring and an impasse in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process won't let him. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller lays out what the president is up against.

Doubters' Defiance

May 12, 2011
In his latest op-ed, published in the Huffington Post, Program Associate Michael Kugelman writes about the many Pakistanis who refuse to believe Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on May 2.

The President's Big Middle East Speech

May 11, 2011
As President Obama contemplates giving a major address on the Arab world and Middle East, he shouldn't get carried away. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller cautions that the president's rhetoric shouldn't exceed the United States' capacity to act.

NPIHP Announces Summer 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

May 11, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.