Written by Emily B. Landau and Ephraim Asculai
The May 25, 2009 North Korean explosion sent shockwaves around the world, much stronger and more diverse than the seismological data recorded. These were the mainly political but also military implications of the apparently ...
Written by Nathan Hughes
May 26, 2009
by Nathan Hughes
North Korea tested a nuclear device for the second time in two and a half years May 25. Although North Korea's nuclear weapons program continues to be a work in progress, the event is inherently significant. North Korea has carried out the only two ...
Written by Joe Kaufman
May 20, 2009
By: Joe Kaufman
There are those members of the radical Muslim community who wish to silence their opponents via legal means. The goal is to instill fear and to create an undue fiscal burden on those who speak out against them, so that the truth about their ...
Written by RSN
On December 5, 2008, President George W. Bush delivered his valedictory Middle East policy speech (excerpted below) before the Brookings Institution's Saban Forum in Washington, D.C.,a tour d'horizon of developments in the region, ranging from the fight ...
Written by Yoram Schweitzerand and Ephraim Asculai
Over the past weeks, the US has accelerated efforts to confront the danger to world peace and its own security arising from the security situation in Pakistan. In a statement to Congress, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton ...
Written by MEMRI
Written by Sarah Page
May 10, 2009
Foreign Ministry spokesman asserts ‘full religious freedom' despite arrests, torture.
By Sarah Page
DUBLIN, May 8 (Compass Direct News) - A U.S. government body cited increased harassment, imprisonment and torture of members of unregistered religious groups in China last year, ...
Written by Ivan Oelrich and Hans M. Kristensen
May 6, 2009
By Ivan Oelrich and Hans M. Kristensen
FAS Strategic Security Blog
It is not in the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission reportpublished today that the President should look for new ideas on how to reduce the role of nuclear weapons and lead the world toward nuclear ...
Written by Amir Kulick