Ilan Goldenberg
Ilan Goldenberg

Ilan Goldenberg is the director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security.

Politics
July 27 2018 6:33 PMTwo Scenarios for Dealing With Iran, Neither GoodIf Trump doesn’t choose regime change, he just might agree to a summit with Rouhani—brokered by Putin.
April 27 2018 11:20 AMHow Iran Will React to Trump’s Exit From the Nuke DealIt’s not an emergency—but it is a slow-motion crisis.
The World
Dec. 6 2017 5:21 PMThe Selfish Motive Behind Trump’s Jerusalem DecisionHe has imperiled a chance at peace, and endangered lives, for a very dumb reason.
The World
June 5 2017 5:57 PMQatar LossesOur Middle East foreign policy depends on strong, smooth relations among our Gulf allies. Now all cooperation is at risk.
May 14 2018 3:00 AMExit the PeacemakerThe opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will close the door on America’s key role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Politics
Feb. 7 2018 5:54 PMToo Many SecretsIt’s not just the Nunes memo. Most documents that get classified are mundane and harmless. That can lead to dire consequences.
The World
June 20 2017 5:52 PMTrump Could Get Us Into a War by AccidentThe president’s lack of a coherent Syria strategy is incredibly dangerous.