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Zawahiri Killing Exposes Biden’s Foreign-Policy Contradictions

August 5, 2022

President Joe Biden’s announcement that the U.S. military had successfully eliminated al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri this week is unquestionably a major milestone in the conflict once known as the “Global War on Terror.” The Egyptian-born Zawahiri had been al-Qaeda’s intellectual heavyweight ever since he folded his own militant outfit, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, into Osama bin Laden’s network […]

NATO Gets A New Lease On Life – For Now

July 7, 2022

An Alliance, If We Can Keep It. Since its start in late February, Russia’s “special military operation” against Ukraine has reshaped the prevailing security order in Europe. The conflict, and Moscow’s glaring military missteps in its early stages, helped puncture the perception of Russian military invincibility that had prevailed in both Europe and the United […]

Video: Ripples from the War in Ukraine

February 25, 2022

The JPC welcomes Ilan Berman, Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, to discuss the latest developments from Russia’s war with Ukraine.