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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