Reading the Supreme Leader’s Mind

From today’s diary entry of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei: How much longer will we have the dupe Barack Obama, the fool John Kerry and their minions? Not long enough, for sure! The Republicans running for U.S. president have all denounced our nuclear deal, which suggests that […]

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A Much Needed Post-Obama Course Correction on Iran

With most Americans focused on the Islamic State terrorist group, Washington is poised to greatly expand the dangers to U.S. national security on another front – by proceeding to execute the Iran nuclear accord while Tehran ignores its obligations under it and related United Nations Security Council […]

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We Can’t Forget That Putin Is a Product of the KGB

Nearly 60 years ago, with the Soviet Union emerging as America’s new post-World War II adversary, a nervous Washington sought the insights of a Soviet expert serving as the second-ranking U.S. official in Moscow. It was February of 1946, and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had just delivered […]

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Terrorism Myths Infect Our Foreign Policy

Myths die hard in the underpinnings of U.S. foreign policy, whether they involve the reach of the Islamic State group or obstacles to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and they impede effective policymaking. From the shocking slaughter in Paris to the drip-by-drip agony in Israel, the question […]

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Obama’s Iran Gambit Flops

Like the optimistic boy in Ronald Reagan’s charming quip who searches through pile-high manure in hopes of finding a pony, the Obama administration continues trying to entice the cooperation of Iran on regional issues even in the face of its growing hostility toward the United States. In […]

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