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08 Aug 2013
Libya Swears in New Defense Minister

Photo Credit: Libya Herald Libya’s Congress swore in a new defense minister on Monday despite continued attacks against ...

08 Aug 2013
POMED Notes: “The Role of Civil Society in Libya’s Transition”

Freedom House hosted a panel discussion titled “The Role of Civil Society in Libya’s Transition” ...

07 Aug 2013
Ambassador Meets Lebanese Officials, Urges Formation of Government

Photo Credit: The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO The U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly met separately on Wednesday with Prime ...

07 Aug 2013
Tunisian Constituent Assembly and Constitution Writing Suspended

Photo Credit: AP Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar announced that the body would “suspend its ...

07 Aug 2013
Egyptian President Declares Mediation Efforts a Failure

Photo Credit: AP Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour announced that talks between the Muslim Brotherhood and foreign officials have ...

06 Aug 2013
Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Boycotts Local Elections

Photo Credit: Reuters/Muhammad Hamed The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan officially confirmed its decision to boycott the country’s upcoming ...

19 Jul 2013
FATA Increases Accountability in U.S. Foreign Aid

Photo Credit: Wally Santana/AP Reps. Ted Poe, (R-TX), and Gerald E. Connolly, (D-VA), and Sens. Marco ...

18 Jul 2013
FY14 House State and Foreign Appropriations Bill Released

Summary and Highlights of the FY14 House State and Foreign Operations Bill (Click here for PDF) The ...

18 Jul 2013
U.S. Calls for Morsi’s Release as Divisions Deepen

Photo Credit: Mohammed Abd El Moaty, Egyptian Presidency, File/AP Morsi-backers have vowed to stay in the ...

28 Feb 2012
Turkey and Iran: A Fraying Relationship or Business as Usual?

POMED Research Associate Daphny McCurdy and Nick Danforth shed light on the complex relationship of ...