U.S. Policy

U.S. Policy: In-Depth Reports

Mahmoud Abbas and Iran

Will Hamas – and Iran – get a toe-hold on the West Bank? Read More »

What Is Wrong with Europe’s “Iran Policy?”

Despite Risks, Italy’s Government Aids Investment in Iran Read More »

Back to Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations? – Some Basic Truths

Israel holds these truths to be self-evident Read More »

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem:
Challenges and Opportunities

The embassy question is a subset of a much more important issue: the need for Western recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Read More »

Is the Saudi Throne Shaking?

The Saudi Ship of State Sails through Foreign and Domestic Shoals Read More »

There Is a Precedent for Renegotiating Flawed Agreements

Is it realistic to try to deal with the flaws in the Iran agreement and change them? In fact, there’s precedent for it. Read More »

A Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation. Has Anything Changed?

Will Hamas ever surrender its weapons and armed struggle Read More »

Inspections and Monitoring:
The Weak Link in the Iran Nuclear Deal

Over the last number of weeks, the great debate over Iran has focused on whether Iran is complying with the JCPOA from 2015. Is it keeping the Iran agreement or is it violating the Iran agreement. Frankly, this story and […] Read More »

Do the Original Assumptions Underlying the Iran Nuclear Agreement Have Any Basis Today?

There are multiple indications that Iranian violations of the JCPOA agreement have occurred, or are being planned. Read More »

Bashar Assad’s Pyrrhic Victory in Syria

Syria remains splintered and propped up by Iran Read More »

Why Israel Is Concerned About American-Russian Understandings on Syria

Will Iran use Syria as a façade to establish Iranian bases? Read More »

The Future Partition of Syria – An Overview

Four players seek to divide the Syrian pie Read More »

Israel and UNESCO: A New Era Has Not Yet Arrived

Some change seen in UNESCO voting patterns Read More »

Whatever Happened to the Term “Palestinian State?”

Abbas is concerned over the American “deal” Read More »

The True Diplomatic Legacy of 1967

There Was No International Border Before the War. New Defensible Lines Needed to be Negotiated. Read More »