Radical Islam

The Lessons of the Syrian Chemical Weapons Discovery

Syrian and Iranian Non-Conventional Threats.  Read More »

The Status of Western Military Aid to Kurdish Peshmerga Forces

Kurdish peshmerga fighters may have the will, do they have the means?  Read More »

Hizbullah’s Golan Heights Front

Hizbullah’s activities on the Golan Heights will likely escalate.  Read More »

Toward a Regional Escalation?

Iran, the common denominator to Middle East instability  Read More »

The Failure To Deter Genocide

Last month much of the international media became engaged in the question of how the world had handled in recent decades the most heinous crime against humanity: genocide.   Read More »

Does Iran’s Navy Directly Arm Its Jihadist Allies?

U.S. Navy inspects ship for weapons headed to Yemen’s Houthis.  Read More »

The Flawed Underpinnings of the New Nuclear Understandings with Iran

The underlying flaw in the new nuclear understandings between the P5+1 and Iran is the fact that it leaves Iran’s vast nuclear infrastructure intact.   Read More »

The Libyan Quagmire

The civil war in Libya could drag in African, Arab and Western nations.  Read More »

Iran Takes Over Iraq

General David Petraeus is the best known top American officer from the Iraq War. There are only a few in the U.S. who know more about internal developments in Iraq than he does.  Read More »

Syrian Opposition also Opposes Nuclear Iran

Syrian opposition leaders speak out on Iran’s nuclear plans and Israel.  Read More »

The Islamic State Has Saved Bashar Assad’s Regime

The U.S. fears a collapse of the Assad regime.  Read More »

Iran’s Defiance: Flaunting a Cruise Missile with 2,500 Km. Range

Despite critical nuclear negotiations, Iran defiantly unveils new missile.  Read More »

Iran’s Show of Force Aimed at Pressuring the Nuclear Talks

Iran’s declared strategy: military threats and diplomatic talks.  Read More »

Iran Deploys Afghan Shiite Brigade to Spread Its Control in Southern Syria

Revolutionary Guard commands force near Israel and Jordan.  Read More »

A Bad Agreement with Iran Will Undermine Middle East  Stability

Iran regards itself as spearheading a redress of historical injustices that relegated the Shiites to a minor status in the Arab and Islamic world.   Read More »