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Missile Defense Is More Urgent Than Ever 

November 14, 2022

As rogue states and powerful rivals grow more dangerous and belligerent, even Biden acknowledges its necessity.  By Ambassador John Bolton This article was originally published in the Wall Street Journal, on November 13th, 2022. Click Here to read the original article. Iran now boasts that it possesses hypersonic ballistic missiles capable of defeating existing missile defenses—even in […]


Biden has it backwards on Iran, Saudi Arabia

November 01, 2022

By Ambassador John Bolton Why does President Biden favor policies alienating Saudi Arabia, whose alignment with the U.S. dates from Franklin Roosevelt, while coddling Iran, our most dangerous Near East enemy? Biden’s recent visit to Riyadh, pursuing his political priority to reduce gasoline prices before November’s elections, unmistakably failed. Criticizing Riyadh for meddling in domestic U.S. politics, […]


Republicans are wrong to isolate the US from Ukraine

October 28, 2022

This article was first published in the Washington Examiner, on October 28th, 2022. Click here to read the original By Ambassador John Bolton Russia’s unprovoked aggression against Ukraine seems an unlikely trigger to awaken long-dormant strains of isolationism within the Republican Party.  The worst conflict in Europe (and the largest refugee flows) since World War […]


No wonder the Brits voted Leave

October 24, 2022

This article first appeared in Politico Europe on October 24th, 2022. Click Here to read the original article. By Ambassador John Bolton John Bolton served as the 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and as the 26th United States National Security Advisor from 2018 to 2019.   Watching the United Kingdom’s ongoing political turmoil […]


The Israeli-Lebanese Maritime Deal: A Study in Flawed Assumptions 

October 20, 2022

By Dr. David Wurmser The problem with the Israel-Lebanon maritime agreement just concluded is not only its content, but the surrounding arguments promulgated to justify it in the public eye. There may be secret provisions to the agreement that render it an achievement, but the public disclosures of the terms and rationale for the agreement […]


Are Iran’s despotic ayatollahs about to fall?

October 19, 2022

By Dr. David Wurmser After years of oppression, Iranians are fighting back. To succeed, the West must support their struggle  This article was first published in The Telegraph on October 18th, 2022. Click Here to read the original article. The murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, a Kurdish woman arrested and tortured by Iran’s “morality police” for […]


Can Israel emerge as a geostrategic gas player despite itself?

October 17, 2022

By Dr. David Wurmser Israeli discoveries of natural gas over the last 13 years are enough to allow not only self-sufficiency but also the potential for enough export to emerge as a geostrategic player in the hydrocarbons sector. If done properly and aggressively, Israel has the opportunity to establish itself as the main natural gas […]


Iran’s Fatwa against Nuclear Weapons: the Evolution of a Myth 

October 10, 2022

By Dr. David Wurmser At the time of this writing, the Iranian people are rising up across all its communities to free itself from the Islamic Revolution.  It is unclear that the regime will survive. This hope, combined with the horror of its amassed brutality over the last 43 years and the complete disregard for […]


Putin Must Go: Now Is The Time For Regime Change In Russia

October 04, 2022

By Ambassador John Bolton This article was first published on October 4th, 2022, in 19fortyfive. Click Here to read the original. “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power,” President Biden said of Vladimir Putin in March, a month after Russia’s second unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, in remarks the Washington Post called “the most […]


South Korea Can Play a Vital Role in the Indo-Pacific 

September 28, 2022

By Ambassador John Bolton Taiwan may be Asia’s most imminent flashpoint, but the threats facing South Korea are no less perilous. North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic-missile programs continue advancing amid constant rumors of another nuclear test, which would be North Korea’s seventh. Particularly significant for South Korea’s emerging strategy in response is the growing realization […]


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