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Robert Malley

Vice President for policy at the International Crisis Group

Robert Malley is vice president for policy at the International Crisis Group. He was the White House coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Region under President Obama.

Yemen Cannot Afford to Wait

The scars in the country run deep—and the U.S. shares responsibility.


If Trump’s Message to the Palestinians is 'You Lost, Get Over It,' He Will Fail

Instead of acknowledging the political and national aspirations of the Palestinians, negotiators are focusing on material and economic concerns.


Yemen's Fleeting Opportunity for Peace

A deal to stop a bloody fight over Hodeidah has no shot without the full backing of the Saudi-led coalition and the West.


What Happens in the Gulf Doesn’t Stay in the Gulf

A year after the Qatar crisis began, it’s having potentially dangerous reverberations in the Horn of Africa.


The Middle East Is Nearing an Explosion

Fear is the one thing preventing it—but could also precipitate it.