It’s an honor to have been asked once again to address this important annual conference on U.S.-Arab relations. The theme of this year’s discussion is “transition within constancy.” I confess I’m still trying to figure out what that means. My best guess is that it’s something like “progre
Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu insists that Washington must set clear “red lines” if it wants to stop Iran from advancing its controversial nuclear program. In recent weeks, he has repeatedly asserted that “diplomacy and sanctions have not worked,” and that the U.S.
Last Saturday, Turkey hosted talks between members of the UN Security Council and Iran aimed at addressing ongoing concerns about Tehran’s nuclear programme.
Analysts at the Middle East Policy Council’s 67th Capitol Hill Conference titled “Israel, Turkey & Iran in a Changing Arab World” addressed how the national interests of these three nations have been affected by the ongoing political upheavals in the broader Middle East, particularly the chal
Earlier this year, Ayatollah Khamenei claimed that the unrest seizing the Arab world was inspired by the Iranian revolution of 1979. America, meanwhile, watched old friends lose power and uncertainty upset the much preferred status quo. Iranian gains seemed likely.
Last week, Israeli newspapers broke the news that their government was considering a plan to take out Iranian nuclear facilities. Since then, recriminations about who leaked the plans and to what end have been splashed across the region’s dailies.