May 3, 2022
On the global stage, we can clearly see that the Eurasian continent (Asia plus Russia) is drifting away from American influence, and the U.S. is now facing five major strategic challenges in that part of the world.
Jul 28, 2014
By now, all Christians living in the second largest city of Iraq, Mosul, have been removed, their belongings stolen, their houses seized, their churches burned or transformed into Mosques by an army brandishing black flags with Koranic inscriptions on them.
Jun 16, 2014
In his remarks about the invasion of Mosul, Tikrit , and most of the Sunni triangle of Iraq , by the “Islamic State of Iraq and Shaam” (ISIS or Daesh), President Obama defined his administration’s policies toward the ongoing descent of Mesopotamia into full-fledged civil war.
May 8, 2014
It has already been established, including in my recently published book, "The Lost Spring: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid," that Washington has undertaken a global mistake with the deal struck between the Obama administration and the Iranian regime …
Apr 22, 2014
As I have argued over decades in books and articles, Tehran’s regime possesses a much larger nuclear strategy than the simple acquisition of mass destruction weapons.
Apr 1, 2014
Will the administration realign with the moderates in the region and consider working with the Iranian opposition, or will it continue in its deal with the regime and lose several allies America has gathered in the greater Middle East over the last few decades?
Mar 19, 2014
My new book, "Lost Spring," explains why the West and the United States failed to predict the Arab Spring and why they failed to handle it effectively.
Feb 28, 2014
The Obama administration, in its first and second terms, has committed strategic mistakes in the Middle East which will undermine U.S. national and security interests for many years, even under subsequent administrations after 2016.