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Russia and Israel: Cooperating Under the Radar in Syria?

Shoshana Bryen
While staying out of the horrific Syrian Civil War (except humanitarian aid at the border), Israel has long had three red lines for what happens in...

A Presence in Vienna

Shoshana Bryen
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan admits the Iran nuclear meetings are "not going well." Now, Saudi Arabia is calling for a paradigm shift at the moribund...

Who Should Worry?

Shoshana Bryen
Who should worry about the Biden administration's foreign policy choices? It depends. If you are a long-term friend of the United States or aligned...

Tehran Seeks a ‘Better Deal’

Shoshana Bryen
“Iran is prepared to reach a 'good agreement' quickly, with the goal of protecting the Iranian people’s rights and interests,” the Iranian foreign minister announced...

The Nail that Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down

Guermantes Lailari
The Japanese have a long history and have a lot of wisdom that is separate and different from other Asian countries. Many English speakers...

The Other War

Shoshana Bryen
The Hamas terror attack on three Israelis in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, and the death of one, received little attention in...

Peace-processing like its 1993

Shoshana Bryen
In a meeting in May with then-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the Biden administration priority “to...

Palestinian NGO Terror Links: Assessing the Implications of Israel’s Designations

Gerald Steinberg
To make sense of the furious reaction to the Israeli government’s designation of six Palestinian NGOs (non-governmental organisations) as prohibited terrorist fronts, it is necessary...

People Don’t Want to be Cold

Shoshana Bryen
The climate summit was expensive, energy-burning theater. One hundred eighteen private jets flew into the airport, President Joe Biden's motorcade had 24 vehicles, including SUVs and...

Their Ideology and Ours

Shoshana Bryen
Forty years ago, Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick wrote that a totalitarian's "methods are as distinctive as his goals. He is...distinguished from other utopians by his...

Former Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott: Brilliant Nuclear Attack Submarine Acquisition Strategy?

Guermantes Lailari
Since the announcement of the Australia, United Kingdom, and United States (AUKUS) agreement, there has been a lot of speculation about the effects of...

The Foreign Minister’s Visit

Shoshana Bryen
Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is arriving in Washington for talks with a wide range of American political figures and establishments. But most important...

Focus on the King

Shoshana Bryen
The “Pandora Papers” is a trove of “private” financial information on 14 current heads of state, including those of the Czech Republic, Kenya, Ecuador, Azerbaijan, Russia...

A New Way to Defend Taiwan

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
Would the United States win the battle to save Taiwan from China? Not according to a series of Pentagon simulations and war games. In an effort to...

The Quad Summit: An Opportunity Wasted

Stephen Bryen
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, commonly known as the Quad, brings together the United States, India, Japan, and Australia to deal with issues in the...

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