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President of Russia Vladimir Putin meeting with Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran.

How Washington Politics is Playing into the Hands of China, Russia and Iran

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi’s Dec. 7 visit to Moscow demonstrates the solidification of their new axis. The twin Eurasian rimland wars in Ukraine and Israel are coalescing; congressional stasis over Ukraine aid, therefore, raises the odds of an even broader Eurasian war in the next 36 months. Iran, Russia and China are the […]

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Thousands turn out in Melbourne to stand in solidarity with protests that have broken out in Iran following the death of 22-year old Mahsa (also known as Jina or Zhina) Amini at the hands of the country’s brutal dictatorship and its ‘morality’ police.

The US is Struggling to Get Through to Iranians. Here’s How to Change That.

On Nov. 20, Manoto TV, a popular satellite network run by the Iranian diaspora in London and broadcast into Iran, announced that it would end its operations in January after its sponsor pulled support. The cessation of Manoto’s operation is regrettable for those who wish to see a free Iran, but the

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USS Carney in the Mediterranean Sea

The Right Response to Red Sea Ship Attacks: Dismantle Iran’s Proxy Axis

Responding to initial reports of an attack on the USS Carney in the Red Sea on Sunday, the Biden administration belatedly declared that the warship was not attacked; it simply shot down drones heading for an unspecific target during a series of attacks on shipping off the Yemeni coast. Yemen’s Houthi rebels, an Iranian

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Orban speaking at EPP

The Identity Divide That Defines Central Europe’s Stance on Ukraine

As the more hesitant members of Europe’s pro-Ukraine coalition, Hungary, Austria, and Slovakia wield disproportionate sway over the EU’s consensus-driven decisions on Ukraine. Viktor Orban, Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister, persistently hinders the approval of nearly every EU aid package for Kyiv. Left-leaning populist Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico pledged to likewise oppose these measures during the

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The West Can Still Get Things Done: The Ramp-up in Allied Ammo Production Is a Reminder of Our Inherent Strength

There is no hiding the fact that across key Western nations the mood is darkening in relation to the Ukraine war. Kyiv’s counter-offensive, which transfixed the world’s attention throughout most of this year, is now widely seen as a costly failure. When the Ukrainian army began its much-anticipated push back

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Palestinian supporters gather for a protest at Columbia University, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, in New York. As the Israel-Hamas war rages in Gaza, there’s a bitter battle for public opinion flaring in the U.S., with angry rallies and disruptive protests at prominent venues in several major cities. Among the catalysts are Palestinian and Jewish-led…

Pro-Terrorist Cash Is Funding US Higher Ed, and Taxpayers Should Be Upset About It

Over the last seven weeks, anti-American, anti-Israel and antisemitic activity has consumed higher education. College administrations, flush with foreign cash and taxpayer dollars, continue to give Hamas sympathizers free rein. In response, many families have begun to reconsider where they should send their donations or even whether they should send their children to such schools. Universities must stop hiding behind the

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An Extended Ceasefire Would Help Hamas but Hurt Israelis and Gazans Alike

Pressure for an extended ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is building in the United States. Congresswoman Becca Balint (D-Vt.) has expressed in a newspaper op-ed the same idea which polls show growing in support — that both Israelis and Gazans have suffered enough and what is needed is “an immediate break

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Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meeting with newly Parliament members

To Deter Iran, Biden Must Be Bold

On Nov. 21, the Department of Defense confirmed a fourth round of retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed proxy militias, which had attacked the U.S. 66 times during the preceding month, injuring 62 U.S military personnel. Considering the pattern of the conflict and the previous three attacks, this will not deter Tehran. The first

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The fictional sixth-generation Darkstar, as seen in Top Gun: Maverick. While this is not a real program (as far as we know), China positioned satellites above filming locations in order to capture data on it.

The West’s Geopolitical Situation is Deteriorating: Five Scenarios for the Next Decade

In a world of war, we must recalibrate our grand-strategic thinking. Here are five geopolitical scenarios for what could happen in the coming years It is beyond doubt that the “rules based international order” chapter of History is coming to a close, removing from the real world many of the traditional assumptions

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