Iran

Iran Seeks a Foothold in Iraq’s Sunni Anbar Province

“What is occurring in Iraq is actually a Persian conquest”  Read More »

The Lessons of the Syrian Chemical Weapons Discovery

Syrian and Iranian Non-Conventional Threats.  Read More »

Two Summits with Gulf Arabs – Vive la Différence

Why top Gulf Arab leaders did attend a summit — but with the French president.  Read More »

After the “Corker Vote”: the State of Opposition to the Iran Deal   

Don’t take for granted that an agreement will be signed by the June 30 deadline.   Read More »

Toward a Regional Escalation?

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

Iran Keeps Defying the United States in the Persian Gulf – So Far with Impunity

Iran naval ships harass and seize Western commercial ships.  Read More »

France’s Position on the Emerging Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Why France has a different view of Iran than the United States  Read More »

Why Does The West Apologize To Iran?

It is impossible to explain the present policy of the Obama administration toward Iran without an understanding of how a large part of the American foreign policy establishment actually believes that America shares the blame for the deterioration of relations […]  Read More »

Holocaust Denial Is Alive and Well in Iran

Iran stages cartoon contest to deny and mock the Holocaust.  Read More »

Khamenei Redefines Iran’s Red Lines for Nuclear Talks

After nuclear “agreement,” Iranian leaders stake out hard line positions.  Read More »

Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War against the U.S. and the West

Tehran has used its weapons deliveries to fuel a number of regional insurgencies, like the Houthi revolt in Yemen. – Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War.  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 Saudi Military Intervention in Yemen

What lies behind the Arab coalition attack on Yemen?  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 »