A close U.S. ally, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has informal links
to terrorism, and many young Saudis have traveled abroad to take
part in Islamic militancy across the Middle East. This paper
examines how religious institutions, rather than religious beliefs,
influence social norms, and...
This article highlights the actions and goals of two major actors in Yemen: Iran and the United Arab Emirates. Framed within the context of the Yemeni Civil War, both states have used the fog of war to further their own regional and global interests. Moreover, some of their interests— and the...
Adam Isacson leads the Defense Oversight Program for the Washington Office on Latin America
(WOLA). He analyzes U.S. military assistance to Latin America, drug and security policy in the
Americas, and peace processes, with a special focus on U.S. defense cooperation in Colombia