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The Hamas attack into Israel on October 7 was a shocking reminder of what it means that the Iranian regime has deployed proxy terrorist armies on Israel’s southern and northern borders. But do the Supreme Leader and his Revolutionary Guards have their eyes on Israel’s eastern border with Jordan as well? Circumstantial evidence seems to
Countdown to Justice: How Mahmoud Hamoud’s Ordeal Illuminates the Urgency of the Upcoming ICJ Hearing on Syria
By: Almoutassim AL KILANI & Rania Kisar With the first hearing at the International Court of Justice set for October 10, Mahmoud Hamoud’s harrowing experience in Syria’s detention centers serves as a stark reminder of the systematic human rights abuses by the Assad regime. His narrative not only exemplifies these abuses but also aligns with the
By Catherine Perez-Shakdam Iran’s calculated expansion for regional control, employing various proxies such as Hezbollah in Lebanon, or the Houthis in Yemen, while simultaneously running deceptive diplomatic channels, presents an urgent and complex challenge to both regional stability and U.S. strategic interests. As the Islamic Republic continues to extend its sphere of influence into new fronts
(August 27 – September 8, 2023) By Rania Kisar Updated: September 8, 2023 Following the visit of Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller and U.S. Central Command Commander General Michael Korella to Syria’s northeast on August 24, tensions have gripped the region, particularly along the eastern bank of the Euphrates River. The Syrian
Putin’s Geopolitical Chess: Exposing Russia’s Allure and Ambitions in Africa By Rania Kisar After losing the military advantage in the Ukraine war, Vladimir Putin seeks new avenues to exert influence over his Western opponents. In this intricate geopolitical chess game, North and Central Africa have transformed into critical strategic chessboard pieces for the Russian leader.
Dr. Saman Shali, Political Analyst Since September 11, 2001, and the attacks on the Twin Trade Towers in New York City, U.S. foreign policy has shifted from the traditional post-World War II Cold War to an open war on terrorism. It started with the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq as bases of terrorism. After spending