Bilal Y. Saab


Bilal Y. Saab is a senior fellow and director of the Defense and Security Program at the Middle East Institute and a former senior advisor in the U.S. Defense Department focusing on security cooperation in the broader Middle East. He is the author of Rebuilding Arab Defense: US Security Cooperation in the Middle East.

Articles by Bilal Y. Saab
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C) and his brother and Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (R) in Rabat, Morocco on March 29.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C) and his brother and Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (R) in Rabat, Morocco on March 29.
Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces take rest as they patrol on a hilltop in Darband area in Anaba district, Panjshir province on Sept. 1, 2021.
Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces take rest as they patrol on a hilltop in Darband area in Anaba district, Panjshir province on Sept. 1, 2021.
U.S. Marines keep watch as unseen Afghan National Army soldiers participate in an improvised explosive device training exercise in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on Aug. 28, 2017.
U.S. Marines keep watch as unseen Afghan National Army soldiers participate in an improvised explosive device training exercise in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on Aug. 28, 2017.
A picture taken on an army-organized press tour shows Lebanese army commandos standing on a hill they recently took from the Islamic State in Jurud Ras Baalbek on the Lebanese-Syrian border on Aug. 28, 2017.
A picture taken on an army-organized press tour shows Lebanese army commandos standing on a hill they recently took from the Islamic State in Jurud Ras Baalbek on the Lebanese-Syrian border on Aug. 28, 2017.
An Iranian woman wearing a protective mask walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, on Dec. 30, 2020.
An Iranian woman wearing a protective mask walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, on Dec. 30, 2020.
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