President, The Brookings Institution
A conversation with HASC Chairman Adam Smith
The Middle East and the new US administration
Iran and North Korea: Proliferation and regional challenges for the next administration
Africa is a relatively easy place [for Iran] to operate, and Ethiopia is preoccupied with other issues
[Secretary Pompeo's] statement that the Islamic Republic of Iran is now the home of Al Qaeda is a vast exaggeration. It is true there is a complex relationship between Iran and Al Qaeda. It's not a black and white case. There is a germ of truth to the notion that there is some relationship between Iran and Al Qaeda. But it misses the much bigger picture, that they are quite hostile entities.