Terror in Paris

by Emile Nakhleh The several terrorist attacks in Paris yesterday evening and the ensuing barbaric carnage raise a number of troubling questions about the nature of terror and the growing perception that Salafi Islamic radicalism is waging a war on… Continue Reading  

Iranian Parliamentarians Discover Brussels

by Eldar Mamedov In 2010, when Iran’s then-minister of foreign affairs Manouchehr Mottaki visited the European Parliament in Brussels, he was greeted by protests from MPs. Some of them, known for their close links with the exiled Iranian dissident group… Continue Reading  

Forget Bibi: Let’s Hear More from Our NATO Allies

by Jim Lobe  As a framework deal for a comprehensive nuclear accord between the P5+1 and Iran becomes more likely by the end of the month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu and his U.S. allies are stepping up their… Continue Reading  

The Broader Implications of the Debate over Ukraine

by Robert E. Hunter This Monday, President Barack Obama met for six hours with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The number one issue was what to do about Russian aggression against Ukraine. The result was an agreement between the American and… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu Playing Politics with Paris Attacks

by Marsha B. Cohen Not only was Benjamin Netanyahu an uninvited guest in the arm-and-arm chain of leaders positioning themselves in front of the 3 million plus Parisians taking to the streets this weekend in anti-terror demonstrations. The Israeli Prime… Continue Reading