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Punishing Lebanon for the Crimes of Hezbollah: Going Too Far?

CATF Reports Mar. 29, 2016, 2:46pm

President Obama warned Saudi Arabia that withholding aid to Lebanon could further destabilize the Middle East, yet not everyone in Washington is on that same page. In a recent congressional hearing, Tony Badran and Daniel Byman recommended different approaches.

Financing ISIS: Time to “Think Globally, Act Locally”

CATF Reports Feb. 22, 2016, 4:09pm

Current efforts to fight ISIS focus too much on the global at the expense of the local.

Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends

CATF Reports Nov. 23, 2015, 4:06pm

Qatar is the only country in the GCC that has failed to hold trials against any of their local nationals currently under U.S. and U.N. sanctions for financing terrorism. Yet, when questioned about their complicity in financing terror, Qatar claims that they’ve been helping.