New US Strategy on Iran Poses Dilemma for Allies

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by Peter Jenkins How do France, Germany, and the United Kingdom intend to react to the Iran policy that President Donald Trump announced on October 13? The leaders of these states put out a statement late on October 13 that… Continue Reading  

Saving the Iran Nuclear Deal, Despite Trump’s Decertification

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by International Crisis Group U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s October 13 decision not to certify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JC POA) based on his assessment that the agreement’s costs outweigh its benefits will not, in… Continue Reading  

Challenging Racial Supremacy: From Charlottesville to Tel Aviv

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by Natasha Roth Three years ago, on a broiling July night, a group of friends and I were sitting outside a cafe in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, trying to ignore the “death to Arabs” chants coming from the square… Continue Reading  

How Should Europe React to the New US Strategy on Iran?

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by Peter Jenkins According to today’s White House statement, President Donald Trump has decided not to denounce the July 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) or encourage Congress to kill it, but to ask… Continue Reading  

Preventing Preemptive War with North Korea

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by Charles Davis What’s wrong with a little hysteria when Donald J. Trump is the most powerful man on earth? In October 2017, when the worst possible human being one could imagine calling “president” is in fact the president, hysterics… Continue Reading