Pivot Points: Turmoil in the Middle East

Resources on the recent unrest in the Middle East.

CSIS has assembled a variety of resources on the recent eruptions of unrest in the Middle East. These include video interviews, short written analyses, and audio commentaries.

Written Analysis

Audio Commentaries

  • Haim Malka, deputy director, CSIS Middle East Program, addresses the dangers of cutting off military aid to Egypt.
    • Duration: 2:59
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  • On January 28, 2011, Jon Alterman and Haim Malka of the CSIS Middle East Program discussed the rapidly evolving situation in Egypt.
    • Duration: 6:32
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Additional Multimedia

Event Video

  • Kaylee Hartung, CSIS, interviewed Nancy Youseff, chief pentagon correspondent for McClatchy, about the unrest in Egypt after the February 3 Schieffer Series event.
    • Duration: 2:33


Additional content from the Implications of the Uprising in Egypt Schieffer Series event.