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08/17/2016 - 10:24pm

Speaking over seven years ago in Prague, President Obama declared it his goal to bring about "a world without nuclear weapons." While this goal was always about as realistic as committing to bring about a world without crime, poverty or war, subsequent events have proven especially unfriendly to Obama's "Prague Agenda."

08/17/2016 - 7:57pm

By using a base in Iran to carry out airstrikes against militants in Syria, analysts say Russia is not only cutting flight time and saving fuel, but also deepening an alliance with Iran in joint support of the Syrian regime.

08/11/2016 - 8:47pm

On August 10 JINSA President and CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky was a guest on Trending Today USA with host Rusty Humphries on USA Radio Networks. The network produces and distributes 24-hour news, news/talk, information, opinion and talk/entertainment radio programming to approximately 1,100 radio stations around the world on two full-time satellite channels.

08/10/2016 - 9:01pm

Over the course of its history, Israel has faced a series of attempts to uproot the Jewish people from its land, including terrorism and massive conventional armies. Today the main threat comes from thousands of rockets and missiles in the hands primarily of Hezbollah, Hamas and their patron Iran. Israel's development of missile defenses to counter this threat is a technological triumph, but also creates a set of strategic dilemmas.

08/08/2016 - 9:49pm

"Ahmadinejad's comments... add further evidence to a danger of the ransom President Obama paid for the hostages in January - namely, that it reinforced Iran's view that it can keep making outrageous demands and the Obama administration will try to comply."

08/08/2016 - 9:36pm

The growing ties between Israel and the region's Sunni Arab states are a result of instability fueled by the growing power of Iran and Islamic State, and by US retrenchment. But unhindered public cooperation between Israel and these Arab states will necessitate an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

08/03/2016 - 8:02pm

Michael Makovsky, CEO of JINSA, observes that "the president has gone rather rogue by circumventing sanctions restrictions on banks by laundering the money through European central banks, which is not only wrong but sends a dangerous signal to other countries and companies." He further notes, "This payment coincided with not just the release of civilian hostages from Iran but also followed by a few days the release of American sailors who were abducted the prior week."

07/17/2016 - 8:34pm

The one-year anniversary of creation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has passed, leaving Republicans and Democrats perhaps more unified on the deal’s faults and the way forward. The problem, quite frankly, has been a weak and dishonest Obama administration that frustrated both parties in Congress and failed to produce the deal it promised. Once Obama is gone, there is room for bipartisan agreement.

07/16/2016 - 2:08pm

He said the “JCPOA is Tehran’s redoubled radicalism” and that “Rouhani and his colleagues continue to demonstrate just how hardline they all are.”

07/15/2016 - 7:21am

The year since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program was announced has been a strategic windfall for Iran and a disaster for the United States. Many of the deal’s shortcomings were glaring from the beginning, yet they have been magnified by serial and gratuitous U.S. concessions to unilateral Iranian demands.

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