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Against Reductionism

March 14, 2012

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Recently there has been a deluge of calls for action to topple the Al-Assad regime in Syria in order to stop its bloody crackdown against the opposition movement. Many ideas have been thrown out into the open, the most prominent of which center around an air campaign, using a harsh set of sanctions against the […]

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Israel’s Next Step

March 5, 2012

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Next Monday the Prime Minister of Israel will arrive in Washington, D.C. for an important security meeting with the President of the United States, Barack Obama. The focus of the meeting will be the ever-rising threat of a nuclear Iran. According to Israeli newspapers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will request that the U.S. deliver an […]

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The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

February 25, 2012

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This past week has seen Al-Qaeda rise after a period of weakening and transition. After losing a number of its leadership, most notably Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, it was thought that the organization would be further crippled until it could no longer operate effectively. However its recent actions in Iraq, Somalia, and possibly […]

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Time for a New Strategy

February 15, 2012

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Despite the continued international pressure, sanctions, sabotage, and threats of attack from Israel, Iran’s acclaimed civil nuclear program has continued to prosper in what many believe is the production of a nuclear weapon. On the 33rd anniversary of the Iranian Islamic Revolution last Saturday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he will reveal his country’s […]

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Our Friend’s Nuclear Toy

February 1, 2012

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The possibility of Iran developing a nuclear weapons program may seem to be more of a threat to Israel than to the United States, but Israel’s nuclear capacity changes the situation. It is believed that Israel obtained nuclear weapons in the 1960’s, although the first mention of them was not until 1986. Israel  has maintained […]

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