Q & A: Shibley Telhami and Joost Hiltermann November 20, 2006 WPO Talks with the University of Maryland’s Shibley Telhami and International Crisis Group’s Joost Hiltermann Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the SabanContinue Reading

Majorities of All Iraqi Ethnic Groups Want Strong Central Government September 27, 2006 Six in Ten Approve Maliki’s Government, Though Optimism Down Full Report Questionnaire/Methodology Transcript of Brookings Saban Center Event Reports of conflict in Iraq may give the impression that the central government is so weak and unpopular thatContinue Reading

Percentage of Americans Believing Iraq had WMD Rises August 9, 2006 Growing numbers of Americans think that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction when the United States launched its 2003 invasion, though majorities also believe that the war has encouraged terrorists to attack the United States and doubt that IraqContinue Reading

Two in Three Americans Call Iraq a War of Choice, Not Necessity March 15, 2006 Majority Now Says That Iraq Had No WMD Program But Still Divided on Whether Iraq Supported al-Qaeda Bush Administration Perceived as Still Saying Iraq Had Major WMD Program and Supported al-Qaeda Full Report Questionnaire ByContinue Reading