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Al Jazeera Deserves to Be Blocked

Israel’s parliament recently passed a law aiming to shut down Qatar’s quasi-state-run Al Jazeera Media Network. The law that allows temporary shutdowns of foreign media that threaten national security was immediately met with White House criticism accusing Jerusalem of cracking down on freedom of the press. Spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre called the move “concerning,” while […]

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Further Reading: Three Seas Initiative Plus and Black Sea Security

Yorktown Institute’s Seth Cropsey and Grant W. Turner contributed an article on the Three Seas Initiative to EIR’s report, “From Synergy to Strategy in the Black Sea Region: Assessing Opportunities and Challenges.” Due to formatting restrictions, we have assembled a supplementary document to attribute sources, make additional points, and provide

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Biden’s View of NATO Is as Outdated as Trump’s

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are old, and so are their ideas. Their approaches to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are wrongheaded and outdated. Mr. Trump is reaching back to the old-right view that it is unfairly burdensome, while Mr. Biden treats it as if it were the Cold War’s NATO. There’s a

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No, the Islamic Republic Will Not Moderate

On March 11, 2024, Arash Azizi, a senior lecturer at Clemson University, penned an op-ed in the New York Times arguing that when the 84-year-old Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dies, Iran’s regime will moderate. “A closer look at the cast of characters vying for power behind the scenes shows that Iran’s policies are likely

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To Thwart Iran, Fight a War of Attrition

The tensions between Jerusalem and Washington demonstrate that neither understands the situation. Israel needs to learn to fight an attrition war against a much larger adversary, Iran. The U.S. must accept the strategic requirements of its regional partner, despite the politically driven drivel offered by President Biden, Senate Majority Leader Chuck

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Baltics to Fight Russia from the First Mile

The 600-plus fortifications and other measures announced in January will spread across the Baltic states and will border both Russia and Belarus. The aim, a fundamental change in approach, will seek to channel any Russian invasion toward massive mobility hurdles in the form of bunkers likely stocked with reserves of mines, barbed wire, and

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I’m an Asylum Seeker Fleeing Iran. I’m Stuck in Limbo Due to Economic Migrants

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to come to the United States. I was born in Iran to Marxist–Leninists who had spent time in prison and under torture. Conceived in Marxism, I somehow became obsessed with George W. Bush‘s message of freedom, and I felt destined for America.

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