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Will President Obama make it to Israel in late March as planned? Having already traveled to the Middle East this would mark the President’s first trip to Israel during his presidency. Administration officials are calling the decision to touch down in Israel as a “working trip.” Already acting to bully the government in Jerusalem, sources […]Read More
Is the new “axis of evil” Al-Qaeda, a global terrorist movement, and Iran, a state sponsor of international terrorism? As reported in my 10.29.12 post at Facebook.com/StrategicSolutionsforanewMiddleEast, following the Arab uprisings, a violent resurgence of Al-Qaeda’s Islamic terrorism is at work. However, increased terrorism includes operations by more than just Al-Qaeda and Al-Qaeda affiliates. On […]Read More
Iran celebrates as Russia loads its nuclear fuel into the Russian built Bushehr reactor, Iran’s first atomic power station, the first nuclear power plant built in the Middle East and operational in September 2010. Spent fuel from this reactor can be used for nuclear weapons. Of course, Iran “agrees” to return all spent fuel back […]Read More
National hand wringing about collateral damage will only frustrate attempts at winning the war against global terrorism. Crises initiated by Islamic terrorist groups, in states and territories under Islamist control can, unfortunately, lead to the unintentional deaths of civilians in a war zone. If the United States is serious about its commitment to win this […]Read More
The United States under the Bush doctrine no longer makes a distinction between terrorists and those who harbor them. Should Israel, an allied nation, be held to a different standard? Fighting a limited counter-terrorism campaign to safeguard her civilian population, Israel, America’s strategic partner in the war against terror, hopes to end the daily barrage […]Read More