Perry Cammack is a fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
Perry Cammack is a fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy. Prior to joining Carnegie in August 2015, Cammack worked on issues related to the Middle East as part of the policy planning staff of Secretary of State John Kerry from 2013 to 2015 and as a senior professional staff member for then senator Kerry on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) from 2009 to 2012. From 2003 to 2006, he worked on the SFRC staff of then senator Joseph Biden, Jr.
Cammack has a master’s degree in public administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and philosophy from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies and a part-time adjunct professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
Washington condemns its Middle Eastern enemies for their abuses, but green lights its friends.
Donald Trump is so motivated to reach agreements, that we might have to worry if he succeeds.
Donald Trump has withdrawn from the nuclear deal with Iran, but he appears to have no Plan B.
If the Trump administration stops funding UNRWA, the humanitarian consequences will be dramatic.
The specialized literature sheds light on why conflicts are spreading, and lasting longer, especially in the Middle East.
In a Diwan podcast, David Kilcullen talks about Al-Qa‘eda’s future after the setbacks of the Islamic State.
Zero-sum efforts to “roll back” Iranian influence in Iraq are likely to backfire, but a better approach exists for Washington.
How the U.S. responds to North Korea will be watched closely by its allies in the Middle East.
Regional crises, water scarcity, and low agricultural yields mean the Middle East is increasingly less able to feed itself.
Saudi Arabia’s newfound regional assertiveness is raising the stakes for Washington.