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05/25/2016 - 9:00pm

The Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson Distinguished Service Award & The 2016 Grateful Nation Award presented to six young warriors recognized for having distinguished themselves through superior conduct in the War on Terrorism.

05/25/2016 - 8:34pm

Eye In The Sky is a real-time drama that examines the moral and philosophical implications of the war on terror. As a vehicle for understanding the web of complexities governing the use of sophisticated weaponry in warfare, it is good-but not perfect.

05/10/2016 - 7:14pm

Sunday's New York Times Magazine story by David Samuels on President Obama's deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes has created quite a stir. It's not every day that a senior White House official brags about how the administration has successfully manipulated what he portrays as an ignorant and compliant media, particularly on as critical and contested an issue as last summer's nuclear deal with Iran. The media has not taken kindly to Rhodes' remarks, especially after so many of them carried the White House's water.

04/12/2016 - 7:07pm

Dr. Michael Makvosky, President and CEO of JINSA and Gen. Charles Wald, USAF (Ret.), Co-Chair of JINSA's Iran Strategy Council write in Politico that sanctions won't check Iran's ambitions anymore. It's time to think bigger.

04/11/2016 - 7:05pm

On February 29 through March 1, JINSA Leaders got a first-hand look at Submarine Group 10 based at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Kingsland, Georgia. The base is the U.S. Atlantic Fleet's home port for Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines armed with Trident missile nuclear weapons.

04/11/2016 - 6:50pm

VADM John Bird, USN (Ret.) and Gemunder Center Associate Director Jonathan Ruhe write in RealClearDefense that to meet the U.S. military’s nuclear deterrent force requirements, it is critical to begin advanced procurement of the Ohio-class replacement starting this year; there is no room left for delay.

04/01/2016 - 12:20pm

We've long thought President Obama should adopt the Costanza approach in matters of national security and simply do the opposite of what his instincts tell him to do, since his policies toward Iran, Israel, ISIS, Russia, and others seem textbook studies of how not to conduct foreign policy.

03/25/2016 - 9:54am

As the Iran Strategy Council predicted in an initial assessment in September 2015, the strategic balance in the Middle East has already begun tilting dangerously toward Iran, its allies and its proxies, making conflict more likely. Now, the pace and degree to which shift is occurring exceeds even our prior analysis, and threatens to overwhelm the ability of the United States to correct course.

03/17/2016 - 2:06pm

Iran and Russia are right. Or, at least, they are better interpreters of international law than the Harvard Law Review editor currently residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. After Iran test-fired multiple ballistic missiles last week, the Obama administration has been at pains to find a legal basis on which to condemn the launches and push for more international sanctions. They should have thought of that before negotiating away all meaningful international legal restrictions on Iran’s conventional weapons programs as part of last summer's nuclear deal.

03/17/2016 - 9:47am

President Obama's rush to a nuclear deal with Iran has strengthened Tehran swiftly, and now it stands to destabilize the whole mideast region as the Obama administration turns to new projects and the president heads for the exit door, according to former top Pentagon brass.

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