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The World is Watching Vienna, But the Action is in Iraq and Lebanon

Shoshana Bryen
If you've been focused on Vienna, you watched the U.S. and Iran wander through yet another back-and-forth over Iran's nuclear program. But the real...

Israel’s Italian Moment, in a World on Edge

Eric Rozenman
Israel is having an Italian moment. One that, as it faces potential war with Iran, it might just ignore. Since the end of World War...

The Dangerous Futility of the New Iran Deal

Eric Rozenman
Early this month U.S. and European negotiators said that after 16 months of talks they had finished a text restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear...

Iron Dome Passes Another Gaza War Missile Test

Stephen Bryen
If there is one thing clear as war broke out in southern Israel and the Gaza strip, it is that Israel's Iron Dome missile defense...

Zawahiri Killing Exposes Biden’s Foreign-Policy Contradictions

Ilan Berman
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...

Bravo, Nancy!

Shoshana Bryen
There have been a lot — really a lot — of decisions made by the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that upset, irritated,...

Reviving a Dead Corpse

Shoshana Bryen
Robert Malley, the man who led the American delegation sitting outside the "Iran talks" in Vienna while American interests were represented inside those talks...

Trump Gave Biden A Recipe For Success On American Energy. Why Won’t He Use...

Shoshana Bryen
In life, the same people can be friends, then enemies, then friends again. The same is true of countries. In the case of energy...

In Israel, Biden Stumbles At the Finish Line

Shoshana Bryen
President Joe Biden's visit to Israel and the West Bank was a classic case of "don't write the review until the movie is over." The...

Biden Is Stuck In The Past When It Comes To The Middle East

Shoshana Bryen
As President Joe Biden left for his trip, State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters, “Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will accompany President...

Israel, the PA, and a Bullet

Shoshana Bryen
Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh died covering an Israeli counter-terror operation on the West Bank. That this was a tragedy is the only thing clear...

How Desperate Are You to Cut a Deal With Iran, Mr. Biden?

Shoshana Bryen
Here is what happens when a country cedes control of its foreign policy. The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was a bad...

Upping the Ante in Ukraine

Shoshana Bryen
Lithuania has upped the ante against Russia in Moscow’s war against Ukraine, closing rail lines to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad -- a direct poke at...

Escalating the Crisis in Syria

Shoshana Bryen
The civilian part of Damascus airport took a big hit last week. The Syrian government said there were no deaths, but “significant” damage was...

CCP Leaked Invasion Plans for Taiwan and the South China Sea: The Threat of...

Guermantes Lailari
On 14 May 2022, a war mobilization board meeting of the Guangdong Standing Committee of the Provincial Communist Party Committee of China was secretly...

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