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Video: U.S. Interests in North Africa

June 3, 2021

What are the U.S. interests in North Africa and what impact has Morocco’s agreement with Israel had on its regional policy? Iran has been working to expand its influence across the Maghreb and, despite its historic political ties to Washington, Morocco has assiduously avoided entanglement in what it views as a bilateral U.S.-Chinese strategic contest. […]

Video: Iran Policy at a Crossroads

October 28, 2020

For a country that causes the U.S. a lot of grief, Iran, and U.S. policy towards Iran, has gotten ridiculously little press coverage in recent months. Ilan Berman, author, analyst, and Vice President of the American Security Council, illuminates the situation in a content-packed half-hour discussion, above. Highlights include the fact that the Trump Administration […]

The Coronavirus’ ‘Dire’ Effects on Iran (Audio)

April 17, 2020

“The situation in Iran is dire” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But in the short run Iran’s health crisis may strengthen the ruling ayatollahs’ grip on power, said Ilan Berman, senior vice president of the American Foreign Policy Council. In the long run, the effects of the illness could stimulate a shift in […]

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