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Martin Indyk

Executive Vice President of the Brookings Institution

Martin Indyk is the executive vice president of the Brookings Institution and the co-author of Bending History: Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy. In 2013-14, he served as the U.S. special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

What Kissinger Knew That Pompeo Does Not

Don’t promise the world if you can’t deliver.


A Trump Doctrine for the Middle East

The region has now been Trump-branded as “a troubled place”—and one America is not particularly interested in helping.


The End of the US-Dominated Order in the Middle East

Critics say the Obama doctrine has given Russia the upper hand in the region; the president says Moscow’s welcome to try to use it.