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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...

For Sale: 12 French Submarines

Guermantes Lailari
As a result of a new agreement, the UK and the US will help Australia build its own nuclear powered submarines instead of buying...

Why Are ‘Progressive’ Democrats Giving Iran What It Wants?

Shoshana Bryen
House Democratic leadership, under pressure from its "progressive" wing, removed the appropriation earmarked for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system from its spending bill. The...

Three Takeaways from Afghanistan for Us at Home

Shoshana Bryen
First, remember our troops, living and dead, who served the United States in Afghanistan since 2001.  They are owed our gratitude for their steadfast presence...

How U.S. Foreign Policy Can Move Forward After Afghanistan

Shoshana Bryen
In the face of the ongoing debacle in Kabul and in Afghan provinces, Americans' first priority should be to pray for our soldiers and...

A Nation’s Mettle

Debra L. Cagan
They say a nation’s mettle is not just proven by sending its people to war, but what that nation does with its people and...

Afghanistan and the Lesson Israel Learned a Long Time Ago

Shoshana Bryen
There is a lot to say about Afghanistan and people are saying it. Some of it is sad, some of it is smart and...

Congress Must Fix UNRWA’s Hamas Problem

Jonathan Schanzer and Richard Goldberg
The House Appropriations Committee this month approved the annual foreign aid bill on a party-line vote. The proposal includes the Biden administration's full request...

The Perils of Fielding Demands Instead of Conducting Diplomacy

Shoshana Bryen
It was inevitable. The Biden administration came into office bearing gifts for the Iranian regime in apparent hopes of jump-starting negotiations on a return to...

Why are we Bailing Out the Palestinians?

Shoshana Bryen
Deputy assistant secretary of state Hady Amr, Biden administration envoy to Israel and the Palestinians, went on a mission to help Palestinians.  He asked Israel...

Iran Plots to Kidnap Iranian-American Journalist from U.S. Soil

Shoshana Bryen
The Southern District of New York, the acting assistant attorney general for national security and the assistant director of the N.Y. field office of...

Biden Delivers, For Whom?

Shoshana Bryen
Seeing the region through the lens of the “Palestinian-Israeli peace process,” President Joe Biden and the U.S. State Department are backing the Palestinian Authority...

Ban Ki-Moon Gets It Wrong

Shoshana Bryen
Ban Ki-moon, former secretary-general of the United National, has had a thought. It is, unfortunately, not a good one. Acknowledging that the Oslo Accords...

What America Wants and What Iran Wants

Shoshana Bryen
It is the height of chutzpah to assume that others want what you want or want to help you get what you want when it isn’t...

10 Insights from the Recent Gaza War

Efraim Inbar and Eran Lerman
Only time will tell whether Israel has been successful in buying for itself some time before it needs to “mow the grass” in Gaza...

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