Brandon Becker served as a research intern at the Jewish Policy Center during summer 2018, where he assisted in analyzing Middle Eastern security challenges for inContext, Frontline Defense, and Alliance Tracker. His focus areas include terror developments in Gaza, Sinai, and the Golan Heights, nuclear proliferation throughout the Middle East, and issues affecting Israel’s national security. Brandon is currently pursuing majors in Political Science and Criminal Justice from George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Update: On July 24, Congress finalized a defense authorization bill that includes a provision barring Turkey from obtaining F-35 fighter jets until the Pentagon submits a report to Congress detailing the impact of Ankara’s possession of both the S-400 system and F-35s. The Department of Defense has 90 days to compile and submit the statement. Turkey’s […]
The Pakistani Taliban named former deputy leader Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as the new chief in a statement released on Saturday. The leadership change occurred a week after a United States drone strike killed the terror regime’s previous leader. Muhammad Khurasnai, a spokesman for the terrorist group, said in the statement that “it was a […]
Israeli authorities indicted a former Minister of Energy and Infrastructure for multiple charges of spying for Iran, the Israel Security Agency (ISA) reported in a statement on Monday. Gonen Segev was arrested in Equatorial Guinea and extradited to Israel in May on allegations that he was “assisting the enemy in war and spying against the […]