Kerry Boyd Anderson

Kerry Boyd Anderson is a writer and political risk consultant with more than 18 years of experience as a professional analyst of international security issues and Middle East political and business risk. Her previous positions include deputy director for advisory with Oxford Analytica. Twitter: @KBAresearch

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How the world views US presidential candidates

As the US presidential election looms on the horizon, recent polling shows that global publics clearly prefer President Joe Biden to Donald Trump, while Americans are more divided between the two.

June 18, 2024

Caution a must when setting down red lines

As Israeli ground forces entered central Rafah in the last few days, questions about whether the operation crosses President Joe Biden’s red line have intensified. The situation highlights why leaders should always be careful when setting down red lines.

June 04, 2024

The loss and struggle of Palestinian universities

As much political and media attention focuses on student protests at US university campuses in opposition to the war in Gaza — and the backlash in response — many Palestinian students no longer have a university to attend.

May 14, 2024

New poll highlights Americans’ foreign policy priorities

Amid the US presidential campaign, protests against the Gaza war on college campuses and debates in Congress over providing support to Ukraine and Israel, it is useful to consider how the broader American public views foreign policy and US interests abroad.

May 08, 2024

Is a two-state solution feasible in wake of US veto?

The US last week vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have recommended that “the State of Palestine be admitted to membership in the United Nations.” The veto — the only “no” vote on the council — defeated the resolution.

April 23, 2024

Would a Netanyahu exit really solve his critics’ problems?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces intensifying criticism from Israeli opponents and from some senior Democrats in Washington, who are laying the blame for many problems at Netanyahu’s feet. But would new leadership solve those problems?

April 17, 2024