President Trump’s State of the Union address revealed no clear foreign policy vision or coherent Middle East strategy.
Gregory Aftandilian is a lecturer in the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and is a former US State Department Middle East analyst.
Now that Steve Bannon is out, pragmatists have the upper hand over alt-right ideologues in the White House.
Donald Trump and his chief adviser Stephen Bannon signalled a total rebranding of conservatives at the CPAC.
Both candidates came under fire for their past actions and future plans at the Commander-in-Chief forum.
The country that they knew growing up seems to be changing for the worse in their eyes.
The convention is likely to gloss over Trump’s non-establishment position.
Republican presidential contenders hit Obama hard on national security but offer few realistic alternatives.
The US Republican Party presidential candidates stake out hawkish views on policy towards the Middle East.
ISIL’s recent attacks in Libya, Tunisia, and Yemen show potential recruits that it can take its fight anywhere.
Egypt-US relations are on the upswing due to common security threats, but problems remain.