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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...

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...

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