Putting Strategic Interests First with Iran

by Peter Jenkins It is striking how often opponents of a nuclear agreement with Iran resort to an ethical non-sequitur. They are fond of arguing that, because the Iranian government tortures political prisoners or supports entities that commit violent acts… Continue Reading  

The US Must Do Less To Resolve the Israel-Palestine Conflict

by Mitchell Plitnick Former American diplomat Aaron David Miller is a frequent and worthwhile contributor to US foreign policy discussions in both Washington and the news media. His long career in Middle East diplomacy and strong focus on Israel have enabled him to clarify for… Continue Reading  

Ukraine vs. 1941 Yugoslavia: Choices & Consequences

by Wayne White Most historic parallels are far from perfect. Yet regarding what transpired in Ukraine leading up to the current crisis, an episode from World War II does seem instructive about the risks associated with shifting from accommodation to… Continue Reading  

Congressional Leadership Pressed to Invite Bibi to Another Joint Session

by Jim Lobe The JTA is reporting a move by more than 90 House members to invite Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu to once again address a Joint Session of Congress when he comes to keynote AIPAC’s annual policy conference March 2-4.… Continue Reading