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Iran, the U.S. and the Strait of Hormuz Crisis

Iran, the U.S. and the Strait of Hormuz Crisis

The United States reportedly sent a letter to Iran via multiple intermediaries last week warning Tehran that any attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz constituted a red line for Washington. The same week, a chemist associated with Iran's nuclear program was killed in Tehran. In Ankara, Iranian ...

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Iran-West Threat Exchange Over Persian Gulf Escalates

Iran-West Threat Exchange Over Persian Gulf Escalates

This week top officials in Iran once again threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz in response to the sanctions on importing oil from Iran. Ali Fadavi, commander of the Revolutionary Guards navy, stated last weekend that Iran has previous experience closing the strait. He warned the United States ...

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The Hack on Stratfor

The Hack on Stratfor

In early December I received a call from Fred Burton, Stratfor's vice president of intelligence. He told me he had received information indicating our website had been hacked and our customer credit card and other information had been stolen. The following morning I met with an FBI special agent, ...

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Iran News Round Up January 3, 2012

Iran News Round Up January 3, 2012

Understanding the Islamic Republic of Iran presents complex challenges. It requires knowledge of Islam, Shi'ism, and the peculiar interpretation of Shi'ism that Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini developed to legitimize the formation of an Islamic state. It also requires an exploration of the ...

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Iran's Nukes and Israel's Dilemma

Iran's Nukes and Israel's Dilemma

Editors' note: Yoaz Hendel now works in the Israeli prime minister's office. This article was written before his government service; views expressed herein are his alone

While the Obama administration has not reconciled itself to the futility of curbing Tehran's nuclear buildup through ...

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Obama’s Abandoning Iraq Roadshow

Obama’s Abandoning Iraq Roadshow

President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met at the White House on Monday to map out the future relationship between the two countries now that American combat troops will be out of Iraq by the end of this month. 

While the president proclaimed that we leave Iraq ...

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Visegrad: A New European Military Force

Visegrad: A New European Military Force

With the Palestinians demonstrating and the International Monetary Fund in turmoil, it would seem odd to focus this week on something called the Visegrad Group. But this is not a frivolous choice. What the Visegrad Group decided to do last week will, I think, resonate for years, long after the ...

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Libya and the Soros Doctrine

Libya and the Soros Doctrine

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, which authorizes a no-fly zone over Libya and the protection of civilians by all means necessary, is the culmination of a decade-long effort to radically strengthen the ability of the UN to intervene in sovereign nations through the ...

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The Challenge of Muslim Integration in Europe

The Challenge of Muslim Integration in Europe

Recent developments in Germany and Sweden are the latest catalysts for international focus on Muslim immigration to Europe. The socio-political storm currently preoccupying Germany's public consciousness following the publication of Germany Does Away with Itself, which posits several highly ...

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