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The New Strategic Context for the U.S.-Israel Partnership

July 7, 2021

With the Biden administration now in office, the U.S. “special relationship” with Israel is entering a new phase. But its diverse roots remain firmly in place: common values, democratic politics, and strategic interests, as well as close intelligence, military, economic, scientific-technological, cultural, and people-to-people ties. At the same time, recent years have witnessed some dramatic […]

The Complex Calculus of Preventive Military Action

May 31, 2007

In recent months, the media has reported that Washington is preparing to undertake preventive military action against Iran to thwart its nuclear ambitions. U.S. Government reports regarding Iran’s role as a supplier of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used in attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq, recent progress in Iran’s nuclear program, and the deployment of […]