Last week the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs held its annual event honoring six young military heroes for their bravery in the war on terrorism. The six represent each of the five branches of the U.S. military and the U.S. Special Operations Command. These Grateful Nation awards have been held since 2003.
The interim agreement that the United States and its partners cut with Iran last week stands as a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. Makovsky and Kristol explain in The Weekly Standard
The tone of American relations with its Mideast foes has shifted over the past month. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have arguably moved U.S. policy from one of confrontation to engagement, even cooperation.
President Obama, we can only hope, reads USA Today. Since most information at odds with his convictions apparently is not related by aides but picked up by perusing the morning paper, that is where the president might learn that his Iran approach is at odds with reality.
This month in Geneva, at the first negotiations over its nuclear program since the election of President Hassan Rouhani, Iran took an unprecedented step: It negotiated. For the first time, Tehran presented an actual vision of the endgame for the talks with six world powers, and how to get there.
JINSA CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky and William Kristol co-authored this article for The Weekly Standard on the October 1 speech by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the United Nations General Assembly.
The Obama administration should launch an “intensive set of strikes” in Syria in order to set a clear signal to the Iranians that the United States is serious about preventing it from obtaining a nuclear weapon, a group of former Obama administration and State Department officials said on Wednesday.
JINSA's Iran Task Force panel, coinciding with the release of its first report was covered by C-SPAN on September 4, 2013. The panel was entitled "Redlines and Rouhani: Blueprint for U.S. Policy Toward Syria and Iran."