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Analysis & Commentary - Reuel Marc Gerecht

Reuel Marc Gerecht's Latest Books and Briefings

21st May 2018 – FDD Research

Iran: The Shi’ite Imperial Power

Reuel Marc Gerecht

The sectarian wars in Iraq and Syria have fundamentally changed the Islamic Republic. They have become arenas for a new militant Shi’ite solidarity that has crossed the Arab Persian divide: Iranian-led, non-Iranian militias, thousands strong, now fight in foreign lands. more...

24th March 2015 – FDD Press

Persian Truths and American Self-Deception

Persian Truths and American Self-Deception

Reuel Marc Gerecht

A monograph exploring the personalities and motivations of three Iranian leaders who are currently deeply engaged in the Iranian nuclear negotiations with the United States. more...

1st May 2014 – FDD Press

Allies, Adversaries & Enemies: America’s Increasingly Complex Alliances

Allies, Adversaries & Enemies: America’s Increasingly Complex Alliances

Jonathan Schanzer, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Thomas Joscelyn, Reuel Marc Gerecht, David Andrew Weinberg, Tony Badran, Mark Dubowitz, Emanuele Ottolenghi, Clifford D. May

This volume examines the growing problem of American allies that simultaneously act as Washington’s adversaries or even enemies. This phenomenon, which has markedly grown in recent decades, can be discerned in the U.S.'s bilateral relationships with Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Turkey, all four of which are examined in extended case studies in this volume. more...

16th July 2013 – FDD Video Analysis

Reuel Marc Gerecht on the Current Crisis in Egypt

Reuel Marc Gerecht

FDD senior fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht analyzes the situation in Egypt following the removal of Mohamed Morsi. more...

1st November 2011 – FDD Press

Oil Market Impact of Sanctions Against the Central Bank of Iran

Oil Market Impact of Sanctions Against the Central Bank of Iran

Mark Dubowitz, Reuel Marc Gerecht

The report assesses the effect of sanctions against the Central Bank of Iran. It should help reduce the concerns of those who fear a slippery slope to a global economic crisis if central bank sanctions hit Tehran's oil sales. more...

26th October 2011 – Joint Subcommittee

Iranian Terror Operations on American Soil

Reuel Marc Gerecht

FDD Senior Fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht testified before a joint Homeland Security Counterterrorism & Intelligence and Oversight, Investigations & Management Subcommittee hearing on "Iranian Terror Operations on American Soil." more...

14th June 2011 –

The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East

The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East

Reuel Marc Gerecht

The promise of democracy for Muslims offers something historically unparalleled. Where Islamist groups once dreamed of revolution, quietly developed paramilitary cells, and assassinated their secular opponents, mainstream Islamist groups today see elections as a means for society to maintain akhlaq; the mores that define good Muslims. more...