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What America’s Enemies Can Learn from the 2020 Pandemic

Shoshana Bryen July 29, 2020
The coronavirus that caused the global COVID-19 pandemic very likely originated in a Chinese government biological weapons research laboratory. Shoshana Bryen, senior director of...

Visiting Auschwitz is Not the Answer

Shoshana Bryen
American Jews are making a mistake. When Philadelphia Eagles football player DeSean Jackson made blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, Jewish Patriots player Julian Edelman invited him to visit...

Fifty-two Years Late Isn’t Too Late

Shoshana Bryen
As Israel considers how and when to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria—drawing its map in cooperation with the United States and...

Iran Again Ranks as Top International Terrorism Supporter

Eric Rozenman
The U.S. State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism late in June, to—as is often the case with this yearly summary to...

From Bad, to Worse, to Worser in Iran

David Wurmser
The world has focused over the last week on a series of explosions and  fires in Iran’s major infrastructure and weapons programs, starting with...

Let’s Scare China and Help Ourselves and Our Friends at the Same Time

Shoshana Bryen
Americans blame China for the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether the virus was manufactured in a lab, was part of a bio-weapons program, derived from the...

US Research Scientists Under Fire for Ties to China

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
Harvard Professor Charles Lieber was formally indicted this month on two counts of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand...

The U.S. Troop Reduction in Germany is Not About NATO

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
Germany has been a thorn in Washington’s side on many issues from its failure to spend 2% of its very healthy GDP on its own...

The Ending of Iran Nuclear Deal Sanction Waivers

Shoshana Bryen
The Islamic Republic of Iran cheats. If this is news to you, stop reading here. If you believe Iran when it says that if the...

Indecent Cops, Indecent Rioters

Jeff Jacoby
"THERE ARE two races of men in this world," wrote the psychoanalyst Viktor Frankl in Man's Search for Meaning , the profoundly influential book he published...

The European Wiggle

Shoshana Bryen
Europe is straddling a line between what it wants to say and what it actually wants. The former is about opposing Israel, opposing the...

Open Skies: The Cassette Deck of Treaties

Shoshana Bryen
In 1955, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed to the Kremlin that the U.S. and the USSR each be permitted to conduct aerial reconnaissance of the other’s...

Who’s The Pariah Now? Obsession with Palestinians Threatens National Security

Dexter Van Zile
One remarkable aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely its long-term impact on American public opinion regarding China. The Pew Research Center reports that...

Is Iran Going Home?

Shoshana Bryen
If you are Iran, it seems, 2020 is not your year. Aside from the devastation of the Wuhan virus, Iraq closed its 1,000-mile southern border with...

Germany Ends Its Relationship With Hezbollah Proving Money Matters

Shoshana Bryen
The German government has pulled the plug on Hezbollah, labeling it a terrorist organization – its political “wing” as well as its military “wing” – and...

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