U.S.-Gulf States Relations: Mutual Sobering?

by Yoel Guzansky and Eldad Shavit Examination of several issues on the agenda between the United States and the Gulf states, and Saudi Arabia in particular, indicates that both sides have found it difficult to live up to the high… Continue Reading  

Herzog’s Alternative Plan: Politics Before Policy

by Mitchell Plitnick On January 19, at the annual Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) conference, the leader of Israel’s opposition and head of the Zionist Union party, Isaac Herzog, unveiled an alternative approach to the issue of Israel’s nearly… Continue Reading  

Former DOD Official: Israeli Attack On Iran Now Would ‘Hurt Our Goal’ Of Dissuading Iran From Nukes

via Think Progress Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and former Israeli spy chief Meir Dagan have both made waves over the past months with statements asserting that a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities could only delay, not destroy, the Islamic Republic’s… Continue Reading