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To Deter War With Iran, U.S. Should Use Its Asymmetric Edge: Air Power

Dave Deptula
The U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone strike that eliminated top Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani on January 3 was a measured, timely, and appropriate combat action. It...

Rent-a-Mobs Will Not Ease Khamenei’s Grim Future

Michael Ledeen
There are demonstrations all over Iran for a big goodbye to Gen. Qassem Soleimani. But the bulk of the demonstrators are there, not because they wish to pay...

The Dispatch of Soleimani and the Escalation of the War

Shoshana Bryen
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani is no more. He died with the blood of tens of thousands of people on...

The Unyielding Iranian Menace

Shoshana Bryen
This will not be Tehran 1979. Nor Benghazi 2012. There were, apparently two groups of invaders at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad — hordes of rioting protesters...

The U.N. General Assembly Is A Joke. But Let’s Take It Seriously.

Shoshana Bryen
The United Nations General Assembly (GA) doesn’t take itself seriously. Unlike U.N. Security Council resolutions, GA pronouncements have no enforcement mechanism and often serve...

What is that Big U.S. Military for, Anyhow?

Shoshana Bryen
There are, roughly speaking, two ways to use a large, modern military force. The first is to enforce international “rules of the road,” guaranteeing...

Bullets for Bodies, A Sick Twist in Iran Protests

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
There are protests and riots across Iran, brutally put down by Iranian security forces and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC); the government is charging...

NATO to Celebrate a Difficult 70th Anniversary

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
Regardless of the alliance’s alleged ‘brain dead’ status, it faces challenges from Turkey to the Baltic states The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will meet in...

Has The Iranian Empire Overreached?

Shoshana Bryen
Since December 2017, a sort of “rolling rebellion” has been occurring across Iran. It is bigger, deeper and stronger than the Green Revolution of...

The Islamic Terrorist Republic of Iran

Eric Rozenman
Iran continues to be the world’s leading national sponsor of terrorism, according to the United States’ 2018 Annual Country Reports on Terrorism. Amb. Nathan...

More Accurate Attacks on Israel Could Lead to War

Stephen Bryen
The rocket attacks on Israel – 190 so far – are being well-handled by the Iron Dome air defense system and by the Israeli Army...

U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation Is A Win-Win

Shoshana Bryen
One of the few points of unbounded bipartisan agreement in Washington has for decades been that U.S.-Israel security cooperation is right, good, mutually beneficial,...

Prepare for War, the Right Way

David M. Weinberg
At two “unscheduled” meetings this month, the security cabinet reportedly is discussing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s proposal for a NIS 1 billion ($290 million) project...

U.S. House Votes to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Michael Johnson
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Tuesday denouncing the Ottoman Empire’s role in the Armenian Genocide at the end...

Missing the Point of the Latest Middle East Protests

Shoshana Bryen
In Lebanon and in Iraq, millennials have taken to the streets to protest their respective governments. It stands to reason — in both countries,...

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