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Next Moves
The Iran Deal Pullout: How Will Tehran Respond?

And what can the Trump Administration do to shape Iran’s choices?

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Toward the Brink
The Great Middle Eastern War of 2019

The next war on Israel’s north will not simply be a more destructive replay of the 2006 Lebanon War, but will likely involve many more actors on multiple fronts, unprecedented challenges for escalation management, warfighting, and conflict termination—and the possibility of a regional conflagration.

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The Middle East
Has the Assad Regime “Won” Syria’s Civil War?

Not only is Syria’s civil war far from over, but the Assad regime’s victories over rebel forces have sparked a series of “wars after the war” that could undermine its recent gains—and create opportunities for the United States.

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A War Without Precedent
The Next Hizballah-Israel Conflict

There are signs of war on the horizon, and it could be the most destructive one yet.

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