Nikki Haley Is Not Good At Foreign Policy 

By Reza Marashi Nikki Haley is not good at foreign policy. With few discernible achievements to speak of after one year as America’s envoy to the UN, her most noteworthy moments have been two incoherent diatribes on Iran. The first–an airing… Continue Reading  

Report to UN Secretary General on Yemen

A report by the UN secretary general’s special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, to the UN Security Council on the war in Yemen. Mr. President, Thank you very much for the opportunity to brief this Council on the latest… Continue Reading  

WSJ Editorial Board Toes MEK Line on Iran’s Nuclear Program

by Eli Clifton* The Wall Street Journal’s opinion pages have long served as a welcoming home to pundits toeing a hawkish line on Iran, Iraq and a laundry list of foreign policy challenges facing the United States. Tuesday, the Journal’s editorial board exclusively… Continue Reading  

Nuclear Terror in the Middle East

Lethality Beyond the Pale by Nick Turse via Tom Dispatch In those first minutes, they’ll be stunned. Eyes fixed in a thousand-yard stare, nerve endings numbed. They’ll just stand there. Soon, you’ll notice that they are holding their arms out… Continue Reading  

Diplomacy is Still Washington’s Best Option for Iran

by Jasmin Ramsey Two conversations are presently occurring in Washington about Iran. Hawks and hardliners are searching for new ways to force the Obama administration to tighten or impose further sanctions, and/or discussing when the US should strike the country. Meanwhile,… Continue Reading