Browsing All posts tagged under »Trump Administration Middle East Policy«

5 Takeaways From Israel’s Massive Intelligence Operation On Iran

May 2, 2018 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ The Israeli government on Monday unloaded a massive intelligence data dump that demonstrated Iran’s efforts to hide its nuclear weapons program. The revelations come weeks before an anticipated decision by the U.S. to “fix or nix” the Iran nuclear deal. Reactions to the Israeli intelligence revelations ranged from “ding-dong the deal […]

Trump Administration Delivers Right Response To Syria’s Unacceptable Actions

April 16, 2018 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Last year, when the Assad regime in Syria gassed its own people, the Trump administration sent an unmistakable message: The unrestrained use of chemical weapons makes it difficult for the U.S. to protect its interests in the regional conflict. So … stop Syrian President Bashar Assad did—for about a year. In […]

Enter John Bolton

March 30, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Trump’s Bolton-appointment signals curtains for Abbas and PLO By David Singer President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser flags the possibility that the centerpiece of Trump’s eagerly-awaited “ultimate deal” could involve the subdivision of Judea and Samaria (“the West Bank”) and Gaza between Israel, Jordan and Egypt. […]

Time For The U.S. To Walk Away From The PLO

February 15, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ On Tuesday in Bethlehem, the Palestinians demonstrated the choice the Americans now face in their dealings with Fatah – the supposedly moderate PLO faction that controls the Palestinian Authority and the PLO. President Donald Trump and his advisers can play by Fatah’s rules or they can walk away. On Tuesday a […]