Daniel Brumberg

View all topics

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

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

Analytical warfare in Tehran and Washington

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg February 11 has come and gone. The 31st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution … 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

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

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

Obama’s Cairo-Muslim Strategy

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg Q: There are a lot of Muslims who look at the leadership of … Continued

Syria: Caution and Bravado

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg First Prize for Best Concluding Lines in a Middle East Policy Article goes … Continued

Faith, Politics and Swine Flu in the Middle East

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg “We remind Hosni Mubarak that we are all Egyptians. Where does he want … Continued

Who Has Leverage? Iran or Israel?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg “It’s a crucial condition if we want to move forward,” said Deputy Foreign … Continued