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October 6, 2015 - The Washington Post, Amir Hossein Mahdavi, "Why did Iran’s parliament hold hearings on the nuclear deal?"

September 30, 2015 - Brookings Institution - Rethinking Political Islam Series, David Patel, "The more things change, the more they stay the same: Jordanian Islamist responses in spring and fall"

September 27, 2015 - Research on Religion (podcast), David Patel, "Religion and Social Order in Iraq"

September 22, 2015 - The Conversation, Nader Habibi, "How Europe helped save Obama’s historic nuclear deal with Iran"

August 20, 2015 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman and Ariel E. Levite, "Dreams from a Deal with Iran"

August 14, 2015 - Newsweek, Nader Habibi, "What Will Iran Do With Its Newly Released Foreign Assets?"

August 13, 2015 - The New York Times, Shai Feldman cited in, "If I Were an Israeli Looking at the Iran Deal"

August 11, 2015 - The Conversation, Nader Habibi, "Iran’s frozen funds: how much is really there and how will they be used?"

August 4, 2015 - The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Shai Feldman, Gary Samore (lead author and editor), Graham Allison, Aaron Arnold, Matthew Bunn, Nicholas Burns, Chuck Freilich, Olli Heinonen, Martin B. Malin, Steven E. Miller, Payam Mohseni, Richard Nephew, Laura Rockwood, James K. Sebenius, and William Tobey, "The Iran Nuclear Deal: A Definitive Guide"

July 28, 2015 - The Huffington Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly, "What Is Missing About Egypt?"

July 21, 2015 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman and Ariel E. Levite, "Seven Realities That Made an Iran Deal Almost Inevitable"

July 17, 2015 - University World News, Nader Habibi, "Is Saudi Arabia training too many graduates?"

July 15, 2015 - BrandeisNow, Nader Habibi interviewed in "Iranian nuclear agreement: questions and politics"

June 24, 2015 - The National Interest, Asher Orkaby, "Doomed: Saudi Arabia Will Fail in Yemen"

June 19, 2015 - BBC, Shai Feldman quoted in, "Have Israel-US relations reached a new low?"

May 11, 2015 - Foreign Affairs, Asher Orkaby, "The UN's Yemen Problem"

April 26, 2015 - C-SPAN, Asher Orkaby, "U.S. Aircraft Carrier off the Coast of Yemen"

April 21, 2015 - The Hill, Asher Orkaby quoted in "Navy aircraft carrier on its way to Yemen"

April 14, 2015 - The Washington Post, Eric Lob and Amir Hossein Mahdavi, "Understanding Iran’s supreme leader on the nuclear deal"

April 8, 2015 - The Conversation, Nader Habibi, "Iran nuclear deal should boost economy, yet unknowns remain"

April 2, 2015 - CCTV America, Asher Orkaby, "Discusses Yemen’s civil war"

April 1, 2015 - POTUS, Asher Orkaby, "Re Yemen"

March 31, 2015 - The National Interest, Asher Orkaby, "Redux: How Yemen Buries Foreign Powers"

March 27, 2015 - KPCC: Take Two, Asher Orkaby, "Yemen conflict complicates US foreign policy"

March 25, 2015- Foreign Affairs, Asher Orkaby, "Houthi Who?"

March 23, 2015 - Hurriyet Daily News, Nader Habibi, "How Turkey can save its preferential trade agreement with Iran"

March 13, 2015 - Foreign Affairs, Asher Orkaby, "Rivals With Benefits"

March 7, 2015 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman, "Bibi's Speech: A More Sober Assessment"

January 5, 2015 - CNBC, Nader Habibi quoted in "Iran's president threatens vote on nuclear deal"


December 22, 2014 - The National Interest, Nader Habibi, "Iran's Economic Nightmare"

December 19, 2014 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi, "Tensions Rise Between Rouhani and Iran’s Powerful Revolutionary Guard"

December 2, 2014 - International Business Times, David Patel, quoted in "ISIS Takeover In Iraq: Mosul University Students, Faculty Uncertain About The Future Of Higher Education"

October 2014 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi, "‘Grand Bargain’ in Yemen, Iraq Latest Sign of Iran-Saudi Arabia Thaw"

September 2014 - ODI Working Paper, Asher Orkaby, "The Yemeni civil war and the UN Yemen Observer Mission"

September 26, 2014 - Middle Eastern Studies, Asher Orkaby, "The Yemeni Civil War: The Final British–Egyptian Imperial Battleground"

September 2014 - Diplomatist, Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux, "Libya: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backwards"

September 11, 2014 - Al-Ahram, Abdel Monem Said Aly, "Victory and Defeat"

September 8, 2014 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman, "The 2014 Israel-Hamas War: A Preliminary Net Assessment"

August 25, 2014 - Iran Matters, Nader Habibi, "Is the lack of clarity about the Iran-Russia oil-for-goods deal intentional?"

August 8, 2014 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman and Khalil Shikaki, "Stability Is Still Possible in Gaza. Here's How."

July 22, 2014 - World Politics Review, Shai Feldman, "Strategic Posture Review: Israel"

July 14, 2014 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman, "Five Early Lessons from the Israel-Hamas War"

July 4, 2014 - PRI's The World, David Siddhartha Patel quoted in "On the 4th of July, one Iraq scholar reflects on a country still struggling to find peace"

June 27, 2014 - Jerusalem Post, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Palestinian Affairs: Abduction Politics"

April 29, 2014 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman "Palestinian-Israeli Talks: Time for a 'Time Out'"

April 27, 2014 - Boston Globe, Eva Bellin quoted in "How can America really promote democracy abroad?"

April 7, 2014 - BBC, Nader Habibi quoted in "Will Iran price hikes fuel discontent?"

April 1, 2014 - Deutsche Welle, Khalil Shikaki Interview "'You can keep buying time'"

March 28, 2014 - The National Interest, Abdel Monem Said Aly and Shai Feldman "Resetting U.S.-Egyptian Relations"

March 24, 2014 - Brandeis Now, "Naghmeh Sohrabi awarded the competitive Mellon New Directions Fellowship"

March 8, 2014 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman and Oren Setter, "Iran Deal: Keeping Israel On Board"

February 18, 2014 - Al-Monitor, Amir Hossein Mahdavi and Ali Reza Eshraghi, "Rouhani takes on privatization in budget"

February 5, 2014 - Al-Monitor, Shai Feldman quoted in, "Iran nuclear talks could benefit from shift in Israel"

February 5, 2014 - VOA News, Nader Habibi quoted in, "Mideast Wary Over Iraq-Iran Plan to Unite in Oil Market"

January 24, 2014 - Iran Matters, Harvard Kennedy School, Nader Habibi, "How Will OPEC respond to a rise in Iran’s oil output?"

January 6, 2014 - Iran Matters, Harvard Kennedy School, Nader Habibi, "The Iranian connection in Turkey’s corruption scandal"


November 25, 2013 - The Jewish Daily Forward, "New Brandeis Textbook Offers Even-Handed Look at Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

November 25, 2013 - Jerusalem Post, "Textbook by Palestinian, Egyptian, Israeli on Mideast conflict debuts"

August 22, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor, Khalil Shikaki and Steven Cohen "Views of Palestinians give reason for hope in Mideast peace talks"

August 15, 2013 - New York Review of Books, Asher Susser reviewed in "What Future for Israel?"

July 23, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Middle East peace talks: Finding believers amid the skeptics"

June 18, 2013 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi "Economic Crisis First Order of Business for Iran’s Rowhani"

June 14, 2013 - Die Welt, Nader Habibi quoted in "Vom islamischen Robin Hood zum Krisenfaktor"

June 12, 2013 - BBC News, Nader Habibi quoted in "Economic troubles loom over Iran presidential election"

March 20, 2013 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman "Netanyahu's Allies and Adversaries"

February 27, 2013 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman "The Tough Task of Middle East Peace"

February 23, 2013 - 26th Annual Camden Conference: The Middle East - What Next? Shai Feldman "Israel  and  Iran:  An  Evolving  Debate"

February 20, 2013 - Inter Press Service, Shai Feldman quoted in "Israel Not Pushing Obama to Arm Syrian Rebels"

January 18, 2013 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman "Israel's Election and the Iran Crisis"

January 16, 2013 - Al-Monitor, Shai Feldman "Bibi’s Choice After Election Will Set Course for Israel"


December 10, 2012 - The National Interest, Graham T. Allison Jr. and  Shai Feldman "The Coming Clash Over Iran"

October 13, 2012 - New York Times, Graham T. Allison Jr. and  Shai Feldman "Why Netanyahu Backed Down"

September 17, 2012 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi "Embassy Attacks in Egypt, Tunisia Could Marginalize Extremists"

September 13, 2012 - Brandeis Now, "Crown family donation to fund three chairs, home for center"

September 12, 2012 - Reuters, Nader Habibi quoted in "Iran weighs reform to stem currency crisis"

September 4, 2012 - The American Interest, Shlomo Brom, Shai Feldman, & Shimon Stein "Israel and the New Egypt: Is it all bad news?"

September 3, 2012 - Al-Monitor, Shai Feldman "Why Shimon Peres Still Matters" 

August 20, 2012 - Foreign Policy: The Middle East Channel, Shai Feldman "The Israeli debate on attacking Iran is over" 

July 10, 2012 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi  "Showing Pragmatism, Egypt's Morsi Looks to Saudi Arabia" 

May 30, 2012 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Israeli Official Weighs an Imposed Palestinian Border" 

May 26, 2012 - Fox News, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Now what for Egypt?"

May 1, 2012 - NECN, Peter Krause Interviewed "Osama bin Laden's Death: One year later"

April 30, 2012 - Brandeis Now, Shai Feldman Interviewed "Feldman gives Fulbrights view of Iran nuclear issue"

April 16, 2012 - 2012 Global Conference at Mount Holyoke College, Eva Bellin Video "From Authoritarianism to People Power in the Middle East: Implications from Inclusion and Equity"

March 21, 2012 - Al Arabiya News, Abdel Monem Said Aly Opinion "Arab Spring one year later"

Spring 2012 - Middle East Report, Shana Marshall and Joshua Stacher essay "Egypt's Generals and Transnational Capital"

March 13, 2012 - Ahram Online, Shana Marshal quoted in "Germany's Goethe Institute in Egypt accused of censoring articles critical of ruling military council"

March 7, 2012 - The Times of Israel, Shai Feldman Opinion "Netanyahu, Churchill, and Iran"

March 5, 2012 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi "Ties With Russia, China Constrain Turkey's Options on Syria"

March 2, 2012 - The Cutting Edge, Book Review of Asher Susser "Israel, Jordan, and Palestine: The Lesser evil of Two States"

February 29, 2012 - Foreign Policy, Essay by Shana Marshall "Why the U.S. won’t cut military aid to Egypt"

February 24, 2012 - The New Republic, Kanan Makiya Opinion "Intervention In Syria is a Moral and Human Imperative"

February 10, 2012 - Jadaliyya, Shana Marshall Opinion "Egypts Other Revolution: Modernizing the Military"

February 7, 2012 - World Politics Review, Nader Habibi "Economic Clouds Darken Turkey's Diplomatic Horizon in the Middle East"

January 30, 2012 - Foreign Policy, an Essay by Shlomo Brom, Shai Feldman, and Shimon Stein "A real debate about Iran"

January 23, 2012 - Washington Institute for Near East Policy: Policy Watch, Sarah Feuer "Self-Immolations Mar Year of Reforms in Morocco"

January 8, 2012 - Chicago Tribune, Khalil Shikaki interviewed in "Springtime for Hamas?"

January 3, 2012 - Payvand, Nader Habibi Opinion "Is Iran an Existential Threat or a Strategic One?"


December 21, 2011 - Brandeis Now, Khalil Shikaki interviewed in "Arab Spring overshadowing Israeli-Palestinian conflict"

December 18, 2011 - National Public Radio, Kanan Makiya interviewed in "As War Ends, Iraqi Exile Looks Back"

November 13, 2011 - The Washington Post, Shai Feldman's presentation covered in "For Israel, a tough call on attacking Iran"

November 10, 2011 - Boston Globe, Shai Feldman quoted in "Stop the doomsday clock"

October 21, 2011 - NECN, Peter Krause interviewed in "The Next Step for Libya"

October 3, 2011 - The Jewish Week, Shai Feldman quoted in "‘Durban,’ Delegitimization Seen Linked"

September 26, 2011 - Wall Street Journal, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Palestinian Moves Reshape Attitudes"

September 23, 2011- WGBH, Shai Feldman speaks on "Palestinian leaders seek full recognition at the United Nations"

September 21, 2011 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Taking a Stand, and Shedding Arafat’s Shadow"

May 20, 2011 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Netanyahu Responds Icily to Obama Remarks"

May 10, 2011 - World Politics Review, Joshua W. Walker opinion in "Syria is Turkey's Litmus Test in the New Middle East"

April 28, 2011 - Washington Post, Khalil Shikaki qouted in "Abbas seeks to allay fears on accord with Hamas"

March 6, 2011 - Boston Globe, Nader Habibi and Joshua W. Walker Opinion "Turkey’s Grand Miscalculation on Libya"

February 24, 2011 - Word Politics Review, Nader Habibi Opinion "From Democracy Deficit to Democracy Envy in the Middle East"

February 21, 2011 - The World, Joshua Walker qouted in "Turkey as model democracy for Middle East"

February 13, 2011 - Boston Globe, Joshua Walker Opinion "Joshua Walker: ‘Turkish Lessons, if Any, for Egypt’"

February 11, 2011 - Bloomberg, Shai Feldman Interviewed "Brandeis's Shai Feldman Interview about Egypt"

February 11, 2011 - Today's Zaman, Joshua Walker Interviewed "Joshua Walker: ‘Turkey is one of the most critical relationships for US’"

February 7, 2011 - BBC, Abdel Monem Said Aly Interviewed "The 'agony of Egyptian politics'"

February 1, 2011 - Foreign Policy, Joshua Walker Opinion "Return of the Turks as Middle East kingmaker"

February 1, 2011 - The Associated Press, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Egypt crisis puts pressure on US allies in Mideast"

January 20, 2011 - Wall Street Journal, Nader Habibi quoted in "Iranians, Given No Choice, Adjust to Soaring Prices"

January 18, 2011 -, Nader Habibi Opinion "The Dynamics of Tunisia's Street Revolution"


November 29, 2010 - The Huffington Post, Joshua W. Walker and Nader Habibi Opinion "Can Kurdistan Serve As an Internal Sanctuary for Iraqi Christians?"

October 28, 2010 - Global Post, Joshua W. Walker Opinion "America’s silence by default"

September 18, 2010 - Todays Zaman, Joshua W. Walker Opinion "Does Turkey’s global rise equal a transatlantic fall?"

September 14, 2010 - Bloomberg, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Obama Seeks Building Halt as Middle East Talks Resume"

September 2, 2010 - NewsHour, Shai Feldman quoted in "Obstacles Appear on Road to Progess in Mideast Talks"

August 3, 2010 - Christian Science Monitor, Joshua Walker Opinion "The West must engage, not demonize, Turkey"

June 10, 2010 - Council on Foreign Relations, Khalil Shikaki interviewed in "Time for U.S. Middle East Peace Plan"

March 26, 2010 - Brandeis Now, Asher Susser interviewed in "Crown Center's Asher Susser Traces the Rise of Hamas"

March 22, 2010 - Boston Globe, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Anti-corruption campaigner is headache for Abbas"

January 26, 2010 - Bloomberg, Nader Habibi quoted in "Dubai Helps Iran Evade Sanctions as Smugglers Ignore U.S. Laws"


December 12, 2009 - Gulf Times, Nader Habibi Opinion "The survival and success of Dubai crucial for Mideast"

December 2, 2009 - Boston Globe, Joseph Lumbard quoted in " Middle East Report: Religions finding common ground "

November 3, 2009 - Daily Star, Yezid Sayigh quoted in "Security suffers amid shortage of army equipment "

October 5, 2009 - IPS, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "MIDEAST: Voices of Gloom Get Louder"

August 22, 2009 - Asharq Alawsat, Abdel Monem Said Aly Opinion "The Policy of All General Policies"

August 18, 2009 - Financial Times, Shai Feldman and Gilead Sher Opinion "The grand bargain that is the Mideast’s best hope"

August 18, 2009 - The Washington Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly Op-Ed "Egypt's Essential Partnership"

August 18, 2009 - NPR, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Mubarak, Obama To Address Mideast Peace Process"

August 12, 2009 - Los Angeles Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Abbas emerges stronger from Fatah gathering"

August 2009 - Economist, Nader Habibi quoted in "The GCC common currency – monetary disunion?"

June 18, 2009 - Energy Current, Nader Habibi opinion "Commodity speculation must be regulated"

June 4, 2009 - WGBH Greater Boston, Shai Feldman interviewed in "Analysis of President Obama's speech to the Muslim World"

June 3, 2009 - NECN, Shai Feldman interviewed in "Obama's effort to rebuild relations with the Muslim world"

June 1, 2009 - Gulf News, Nader Habibi comment "GCC bank solution is crucial"

May 25, 2009 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Poll: Arab world mixed on Obama"

May 20, 2009 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki Op-Ed "Vote Fatah (or Hamas)"

May 20, 2009 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Palestinians Try to Prune Branches of Core Party"

May 20, 2009 - Financial Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Pragmatism offers route for Palestinian refugees"

May 19, 2009 - Telegraph, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Israel: a mission for peace that must not fail"

May 15, 2009 - Voice of America, Shai Feldman quoted in "Experts Divided on Likelihood of Obama Bringing Middle East Peace"

May 15, 2009 - The Christian Science Monitor, Shai Feldman quoted in "Pressed on Palestinian state, Netanyahu changes the subject – to Iran"

May 13, 2009 - The Forward, Shai Feldman quoted in "Obama To Offer Broader Regional Thaw for Israeli Nod to Statehood" 

May 11, 2009 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "PM to meet with Mubarak in Sharm today"

May 5, 2009 - Monthly Review, Nader Habibi comment "Shield the Commodity Markets against Excessive Speculation"

April 28, 2009 - Wall Street Journal, Abdel Monem Said Aly opinion "Iran's New Target: Egypt"

April 13, 2009 - The New York Times, Khalil Shikaki survey results in "Core values and symbolic concessions"

April 8, 2009 - Reuters, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Cairo accuses Hezbollah of planning Egypt attacks" 

April 1, 2009 - The Daily Star, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "Obama has hit the ground running in the Mideast" 

April 1, 2009 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Despite divisions, Arabs unite to censure Israel, back Sudan"

March 27, 2009 - Globalpost, Howard Eissenstat quoted in "Elections to test Erdogan's appeal"

 March 26, 2009 - Al-Ahram, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "Commentary: Half a dozen charges"

March 20, 2009 - PBS News Hour, Shai Feldman quoted in "Israel's next top diplomat has history of ruffling feathers"

March 11, 2009 - The Christian Science Monitor, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Why Hamas is even more popular after the Gaza war"

March 11, 2009 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Mubarak and Assad will seek to repair rift in Saudi summit"

March 4, 2009 - International Herald Tribune, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Deceptive Unity"

February 26, 2009 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Syrians at donor parley will be a 'sign of reconciliation'"

February 22, 2009 - The Boston Globe, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "French tourist killed, 20 wounded in Egypt attack"

February 2009 - Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances, Vincent Romani article "Sciences sociales et lutte nationale dans les territoires occupés palestiniens: La coercition comme contrainte et comme ressource scientifique"

February 18, 2009 - Informed Comment: Global Affairs, Howard Eissenstat blog post "Erdogan and Davos"

February 11, 2009 - Webcast: John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Shai Feldman presented at "The Road to Peace After Gaza"

January 2009 - Middle East Policy, Lawrence Rubin book review "Juergensmeyer, Global Rebellion: Religious Challenges to the Secular State, from Christian Militias to al Qaeda"

January 29, 2009 - Jerusalem Post, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Former US, Israeli ambassadors give envoy Mitchell some advice"

January 29, 2009 - Los Angeles Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "US peace envoy George Mitchell arrives in Israel"

January 27, 2009 - Bloomberg News, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Mubarak Risks Losing Lead Role in Gaza Talks as Criticism Rises"

January 21, 2009 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "On Palestinian Question, Tough Choices for Obama"

January 19, 2009 - Chicago Tribune, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Mahmoud Abbas is political victim of Gaza war"

January 18, 2009 - Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Competing summits reinforce divisions in the Arab world"

January 18, 2009 - USA Today, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Leaders seek stronger Mideast peace deal"

January 15, 2009 - Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Urgent Arab summit in Qatar still not decided"

January 14, 2009 - Daily News Tribune, Shai Feldman quoted in "Cease-fire roadmap"

 January 5, 2009 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki Aly quoted in "In Fatah-Governed West Bank, Solidarity With Hamas"

January 5, 2009 - Wall Street Journal, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Egypt Is Caught in Border Dilemma"

January 1, 2009 - Washington Post, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Israel's Attacks On Gaza Deepen Palestinian Rift"


December 29, 2008 - WBUR: On Point, Shai Feldman guest on "Israel, Gaza, and Hamas"

December 29, 2008 - Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Egypt: Hizbullah declared war on us"

December 25, 2008 - Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Analysis: Cairo fears domestic Islamist fallout if Israel hits Gaza hard"

December 17, 2008 - TVO: The Agenda, Howard Eissenstat guest on "Turkey: A Secular Democracy?"
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December 4, 2008 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Egypt FM: We won't accept emirate on our border"

November 6, 2008 - The Jerusalem Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Arabs happy Obama won... and that Bush's man lost"

October 27, 2008 - SSRC Blogs, Howard Eissenstat editorial "Human rights in the era of the AKP"

October 2008 - Terrorism and Political Violence, Lawrence Rubin co-authored the scholaraly article  "Ideological Reorientation and Counterterrorism: Confronting Militant Islam in Egypt"

October 19, 2008 - The National, Nader Haibi editorial "Gulf states need a more co-ordinated response"

October 16, 2008 - The Women's International Perspective, Howard Eissenstat quoted in "Turkey - Access Blocked: A Disturbing Trend in Freedom of Speech"

October 5, 2008 - Haaretz, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "The Balkans Have Arrived" 

August 21, 2008 - Middle East Times, Nader Habibi editorial "Time for a Fair Minimum Wage Policy in the GCC"

August 12, 2008 - International Herald Tribune, Nader Habibi editorial "Iran's Privatization Effort"

July 23, 2008 - Middle East Times, Nader Habibi editorial "Can Iran-GCC Economic Ties Survive U.S. Pressures?"

July 13, 2008 - The Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "President George W. Bush backs Israeli plan for strike on Iran"

July 10, 2008 - Aztag Daily, Howard Eissenstat interviewed in "Interview with Prof. Howard Eissenstat"

June 26, 2008 - The Economist, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "The Palestinians Ever Divided"

June 20, 2008 - Haaretz, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Just Make-Beleive"

June 10, 2008 - The Daily Star, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "It's either a land for peace formula or the unknown"

June 8, 2008 - Gulf News, Nader Habibi special article "Iran's economic policy falls victim to political feuds"

May 12, 2008 - WBUR: Here and Now, Asher Susser interviewed on "Israel at 60" 

April 15, 2008 - The Daily Star, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "A Misunderstanding Bound to Continue" 

March 6, 2008 - Los Angeles Times, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Palestinian Authority and Israel will resume peace talks, Rice says"

March 1, 2008 - Gulf News, Nader Habibi special article "High oil price may not be an incentive for Gulf states to dig deeper"

February 8, 2008 - Wall Street Journal, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "In West Bank, Fatah Loses Favor"

February 1, 2008 - Council on Foreign Relations, Khalil Shikaki interviewed on "Hamas’ Popularity on Rise in Gaza after Tearing Down Wall with Egypt"

February 1, 2008 - BBC, Shai Feldman and Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Tough Choices Follow Gaza Breakout"

January 21, 2008 - USA Today, Naghmeh Sohrabi quoted in "Iran's ayatollah overrules Ahmadinejad"

January 16, 2008 - NPR: Fresh Air, Kanan Makiya interviewed on "Iraq: What Next for the U.S.?"

January 16, 2008 - Chicago Tribune, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Bush takes his agenda to wary allies"


December 26, 2007 - Jerusalem Post, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Survey: Annapolis was a big disappointment"

December 24, 2007 - Jerusalem Post, Khalil Shikaki editorial in "People's voice thunders a clear 'yes'"

December 18, 2007 - Guardian Unlimited, Mohammed Samhouri quoted in "The long road from Paris to Palestine"

December 4, 2007 - The National Interest, Shai Feldman quoted in "Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: NI Online's Continuing Coverage"

November 30, 2007 - WBUR: Here and Now, Khalil Shikaki and Ahser Susser featured on "Middle East"

November 28, 2007 - The Washington Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Real Test of Annapolis Peace Summit Lies Ahead"

November 14, 2007 - CEIP Arab Reform Bulletin, Mohammed Samhouri op-ed, "A Look at the Economic Future in Palestine"

November 13, 2007 - Gulf News, Nader Habibi op-ed, "Economic divide among Arabs"

October 14, 2007 - Energy Bulletin, Nader Habibi op-ed, "$100 oil by 2008? Maybe not"

October 7, 2007 - New York Times, Kanan Makiya quoted in, "Regrets Only?"

September 10, 2007 - International Herald Tribune, Khalil Shikaki quoted in, "Poll: Abbas' popularity has grown since Hamas takeover of Gaza"

August 17, 2007- Boston Globe, Nadir Habibi, "Saudi's at the Negotiating Table"

July 17, 2007- Payvand's Iran News, Nadir Habibi, "First Israel, Now Bahrain: Irrational Provocations in Iran's Foreign Policy"

July 5, 2007 - London Review of Books, Khalil Shikaki quoted in, "Our Second Biggest Mistake in the Middle East"

June 13, 2007 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Between Dust and Deliverance" 

May 16, 2007 - Jerusalem Post, Shai Feldman quoted in, "Bush May Strike Iran Near End of Term"

May 6, 2007 - New York Times, Shai Feldman quoted in, "Beware the Siren Lebanon"

March 26, 2007 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in, "For Many Palestinians, 'Return' is Not a Goal"

March 7, 2007 - Jordan Times, Mohammed Samhouri, "Saving the Palestinian Economy"

March 5, 2007 - New York Times, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Hamas Gets Training in Iran, Israeli Official Says"

January 11, 2007 - The Exchange (NHPR), Jeremy Pressman featured on "The President's New Plan for Iraq"

December 18, 2006 - Reuters, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Analysis: Early elections a gamble for Abbas and Fatah"

December 17, 2006 - Reuters, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Palestinians back elections, Hamas would lose-poll"

November 29, 2006 - Reuters, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Egypt minister emerges unscathed from headscarf row"


November 16, 2006 - Reuters, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Analysis: A bold move by Hamas, or a crafty concession?"

November 10, 2006 - Financial Times, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Relief in Mideast over rejection of hawkish policies"

October 20, 2006 - Middle East Times, Khalil Shikaki editorial "Commentary: Peace and Palestinian public opinion"

November 8, 2006 - Reuters UK, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Arabs relish U.S. Republican election losses"

September 25, 2006 - Council on Foreign Relations, Khalil Shikaki interviewed in "Shikaki: Palestinians Support Hamas, But Most Favor Negotiated Peace with Israel"

September 24, 2006 - The Boston Globe, Shai Feldman quoted in "Israelis strategize amid Iran threat: Standoff on nuclear arms stirs debate"

September 22, 2006 - The Daily Star, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "Egypt and the Lebanon war: creating opportunity from crisis"

September 21, 2006 - The Christian Science Monitor, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Abbas recasts himself as key Palestinian negotiator"

September 14, 2006 -, Abdel Monem Said Aly "Egypt and the Lebanon war"

August 18, 2006 - The Jewish Week, Shai Feldman quoted in "Bush Mideast Doctrine Seen As 'Disaster' For Israel"

August 15, 2006 - BBC News, Shai Feldman quoted in "'Blame war' looms for Israel leaders"

August 15, 2006 - The New York Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "Testing How Long the Mideast Cease-Fire Can Last"

August 7, 2006 - The Boston Globe, Shai Feldman quoted in "Past haunts as Olmert moves warily"

August 2, 2006 - The New York Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "Bush’s Embrace of Israel Shows Gap with Father"

July 27, 2006 - Faith Middleton Show (WNPR), Jeremy Pressman featured on "A look at the situation in Lebanon"

July 26, 2006 - The World (a coproduction of BBC World Service, PRI and WGBH Boston), Shai Feldman featured on "US-Israeli alliance interview"

July 26, 2006 - INN World Report, Shai Feldman featured on Daily News Broadcast

July 25, 2006 - Midday (Minnesota Public Radio), Jeremy Pressman interviewed on "Iraqi Leader in Washington"

July 25, 2006 - The Boston Globe, Shai Feldman quoted in "Cease-Fire Prospects: In cauldron of war, a search for cooler heads"

July 24, 2006 - The Washington Post, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Arab Leaders, Unlike Much of Public, Uneasy About Hezbollah"

July 23, 2006 - San Francisco Chronicle, Shai Feldman quoted in "Syria seen as linchpin in Lebanon: Damascus' sway over Hezbollah called key to conflict's outcome"

July 18, 2006 - On Point (WBUR Boston), Shai Feldman featured on "The Mideast Firestorm"

July 17, 2006 - BBC Radio 4, Shai Feldman featured on "The World Tonight."

July 16, 2006 - New York Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "Militants Are Said to Amass Missiles in South Lebanon"

July 16, 2006 - Washington Post Magazine, Shai Feldman quoted in "A Beautiful Friendship? In search of the truth about the Israel lobby's influence on Washington"

June 19, 2006 - Reuters, Shikaki quoted in "Palestinians doubtful on statehood referendum-poll"

June 10, 2006 - The Daily Star, Abdel Monem Said Aly editorial "The dreaded blowback from a Palestinian civil war"

June 2, 2006 - BBC News, Chen Kane's Middle East Brief quoted in "Last diplomatic throw of dice?"

May 28, 2006 - Tampa Bay Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "Pressure builds for U.S., Iran talks: Dialogue on oil prices, Iraq and Israel might help stabilize the region, observers say"

May 26, 2006 - The Forward, Shai Feldman quoted in " Olmert, Cheered in D.C., Bows to U.S. Call for Talks"

May 23, 2006 - Business Week, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Why Egypt Remains a Riddle: The economy of the Arab nation is beginning to attract investment, but its political future is still far from certain"

May 21, 2006 - Washington File, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Arab World Needs Culture of Democracy, Leaders Say Political leaders, intellectuals discuss Mideast progress in democratization"

May 21, 2006 - San Francisco Chronicle, Shai Feldman quoted in "Parsing message of Iran leader's letter to Bush Mideast experts say it's savvy PR -- and starting point for talks"

May 19, 2006 - National Journal, Shai Feldman quoted in "Of Mullahs And MADness"

May 8, 2006 - Newsday, Shai Feldman editorial "Olmert faces a monumental challenge: More Israeli pullouts from West Bank will be nearly impossible without help from the Palestianians"

May 6, 2006 - Boston Globe,"General Dynamics gives Brandeis $2.5m"

May 5, 2006 - Press Release: General Dynamics makes $2.5 million gift in honor of Lester Crown

April 21, 2006 - The Jewish Week, Shai Feldman quoted in "Iran-Israel Linkage by Bush Seen as Threat: Jewish leaders warn of backlash as president cites Jewish state as rationale for possible strikes"

April 9, 2006 - Baltimore Sun, Abdel Monem Said Aly quoted in "Middle East's future bound to Iraq"

March 30, 2006 - Associated Press, Shai Feldman quoted in "Islamic Jihad claims to have 'many' Russian-made rockets with 30-km range"

March 27, 2006 - The Calgary Sun, Khalil Shikaki quoted in "Palestinian calamity: Lack of democratic institutions led to current crisis"

February 6, 2006 - Newsweek International, Khalil Shikaki editorial "The Polls: What the Palestinians Really Voted For: A West Bank pollster finds more moderate trends underlying the Hamas victory"

January 31, 2006 - Boston Globe, Shai Feldman editorial "Questions for Hamas"

January 28, 2006 - San Francisco Chronicle, Shai Feldman quoted in "Despite enmity, Israel, Hamas expected to talk: Experts on Mideast say circumstances will force the bitter enemies to cooperate"

January 13, 2006 - The Jewish Advocate, Boston, Shai Feldman quoted in "Outpouring of concern for Sharon’s condition"

January 7, 2006 - The New York Times, Shai Feldman quoted in "New bleeding prompts a third brain operation for Sharon, who remains in a coma"

January 5, 2006 - San Francisco Chronicle, Shai Feldman quoted in "Looks like end of Sharon era, start of confusion: Timing critical as Israel, Palestinians prepare for elections"

January 5, 2006 - The Jewish Week, New York, Shai Feldman quoted in "Mideast balancing act, in the classroom: A team-taught course at Brandeis by three scholars – Israeli, Egyptian and Palestinian – bucks a trend and offers a lesson in how to discuss the thorny conflict"


October 21, 2005 - The Jewish Advocate, Boston, Shai Feldman quoted in "Egyptian, Palestinian and Israeli teach course: A unique view of peacemaking and conflict in the Middle East"

August 20-21, 2005 - The Chautauquan Daily, Shai Feldman profiled in "Palestinian state now an imperative for Israel"

August 15, 2005 - WBUR On Point, Shai Feldman featured on "The Effects of the Gaza Pullout"

March 28, 2005 - Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "In maelstrom of Mideast studies, Brandeis opens non-partisan center"

March 27, 2005 - Boston Globe, "Fields of battle"

February 27, 2005 - Press Release: President vows no political partiality for Crown Center for Middle East Studies

February 24, 2005 - Press Release: Experts from Israel, Arab world and United States to gather at Brandeis

Profile on Center Director Shai Feldman