Daniel Brumberg




Stories by Daniel Brumberg

Egypt’s sad elections

Daniel Brumberg ISLAM AND THE WEST أكد الدكتور أحمد نظيف، رئيس مجلس الوزراء، أن نجاح ٩ وزراء فى الجولة الأولى … Continued

The limits to Obama’s Muslim outreach

By Daniel BrumbergISLAM AND THE WEST President Barack Obama’s November 10 trip to Indonesia was short and bitter sweet: short … Continued

What does Obama want?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg In the 20th century, crackdowns against civil society frequently occurred under the guise … Continued

Setting diplomatic traps

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg On Feb. 15, 1947, the Exodus 1947 set sail for Palestine with some … Continued

Engagement and peacemaking

With 200,000 American troops committed to two wars in the greater Middle East and the U.S. president leading a major … Continued

Israel: Obama’s next moment?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg Fresh from his victory in the U.S. Congress, President Obama is seizing the … Continued

Dawn of a new republic in Iran?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg On February 1, 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to his native land aboard … Continued

Defying Middle East autocrats

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg THE Islamic Republic of Iran is not about to implode. Nevertheless, the misguided … Continued

The struggle for Obama’s soul

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg It is high time for a little spin control. With pundits of every … Continued

A long exit from Afghanistan

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg THE most important moment in President Obama’s Dec. 1 speech on Afghanistan came … Continued

Adrift in Cairo: Is U.S. watching?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg Egypt, a country of some 82 million people, once was the intellectual, strategic … Continued

Taking the long view in Afghanistan

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg President Hamid Karzai’s last minute agreement to hold a second round of presidential … Continued

How to Help The Iranian People

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg “It would be better if the administration focused on the regime’s instability and … Continued

Engaging the World Anew

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg One of the emerging lessons of the Obama administration’s foreign policy might be … Continued

Iraq the Sequel: Now Playing in Afghanistan

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg By the end of 2009 the U.S. will have 68,000 troops in Afghanistan, … Continued

Cleric’s Defiance a Breach of Faith?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg According to the constitution, everything in the country is determined by people’s vote. … Continued

Talking to Iran AND Supporting Democracy

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg I’ve argued strongly for engagement with Iran as a game-changer. America renewed relations … Continued

U.S. Can’t Act or Speak Alone

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg If there is one thing successful revolutionaries hate, it’s a mass movement. The … Continued

Death of the Islamic Republic in 5 Acts

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg The Islamic Republic of Iran is dying a sad, angry death. In its … Continued

Obama in Cairo: Promoting a Culture of Responsibility

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg It will not be enough for…Obama to…say… that he understands… and sympathizes with … Continued