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Future of US-Iraq Relations
, May 14, 2010
By Ellen Laipson and
Elena McGovern

New Reality: The Politics of Governance and Federalism
, November 1,
By Elena McGovern

New Reality:  Ensuring Security and Setting the National Security
, September 1, 2009
By Elena McGovern

New Reality Series (I-IV)
, 2009

At this critical juncture in Iraq’s history, the Stimson Center
and the Centre for International
Governance Innovation

are partnering to explore the linkages between Iraqi reconstruction,
security and a political process of national reconciliation involving
all Iraqis.This project, entitled Iraq’s New Reality,
includes a series of workshops held in Canada and the United States,
gathering leading experts to examine a set of key issues.



its Neighbors, and the Obama Administration: Syrian and Saudi
, February 2009

A group of experts sponsored by USIP and the Stimson Center traveled
to Syria and Saudi Arabia to interview government officials-including
President Assad of Syria and Prince Turki al-Faysal of Saudi Arabia-and a
range of others about their views of Iraq. Syria and Saudi Arabia do
not look at Iraq in isolation, nor do they assign it top priority among
their foreign policy concerns. For them, Iraq is merely one element in a
comprehensive view encompassing other regional players (including the
U.S. and Iran) and

other regional crises, particularly the Arab-Israeli conflict. The
top concern for both Riyadh and Damascus remains blowback from Iraq: the
ascendance of ethnic and sectarian identity and the spread of Islamic

New Reality: The Impact of Conflict on Minorities, Refugees, and the
Internally Displaced
, July 1, 2009
By Elena McGovern

New Reality:  Finding its Role in the Middle East
, March 1, 2009 
Elena McGovern

its Neighbors, and the Obama Administration:  Syrian and Saudi
, February 11, 2009
By Lincoln Bloomfield, Jr. and
Ellen Laipson

Policy in the Gulf: Resisting the Temptation of One-Dimensional
, December 8, 2008
By Emile El-Hokayem

and the Emerging Iraqi Reality: New Goals, No Illusions
, September
22, 2008  
By Ellen Laipson

US Policy in the Middle East: Coping in a Year of Instability, October 11, 2007
By Emile El-Hokayem and Ellen Laipson

and America: Choices and Consequences
, July 1, 2006
By Ellen
Laipson and Maureen S. Steinbruner

Arab Gulf States in the Shadow of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge
May 26, 2006
By Emile El-Hokayem and Matteo Legrenzi

the Interagency Process to Face 21st Century Security Challenges
October 30, 2005  
Edited by Ellen Laipson, with Olga Romanova

New Angles on Iraq: Views of the Stimson Center’s Experts, October 22, 2002
By Ellen Laipson, Victoria Holt, Elizabeth Turpen, Alan D. Romberg, Ben Self, William Durch, Amy Smithson, Kathleen A. Walsh, Christopher Clary, Jon Davis, Kishore Kuchibhotla, and Sandhya Gupta

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