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Brian Katulis

Brian Katulis

Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress
Brian Katulis is a Senior Fellow at American Progress, where his work focuses on U.S. national security policy in the Middle East and South Asia. Katulis has served as a consultant to numerous U.S. government agencies, private corporations, and nongovernmental organizations on projects in more than two dozen countries, including Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, and Colombia. From 1995 to 1998, he lived and worked in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and Egypt for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. He is co-author of The Prosperity Agenda, a book on U.S. national security. Katulis speaks Arabic.

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Katulis joined Hisham Melham of Al Arabiya news channel and AEI's Danielle Pletka to discuss the larger implications of Mideast protests, ostensibly over a video produced in the U.S. that negatively portrays the Prophet Mohammad.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The greatest opportunity presented by the Arab uprisings is to help key countries transition from the autocratic governments that permitted terrorist threats to fester alongside endemic poverty, weak governance, and corruption towards a more democratic system.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Obama administration should examine all levers of influence and work with other nations to send the message that the political transition must move forward for Egypt’s government to have legitimacy and the capacity to play a constructive leadership role in the Middle Eas

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The United States must maintain a close partnership with Egypt in advancing regional security and support Egypt’s political and economic transitions toward more effective governance and expanded economic opportunities for its citizens.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Given the strong showing by the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, it will be important for the United States to maintain engagement going forward, even though the U.S. will not see eye-to-eye with the party on certain issues.

Friday, June 29, 2012