A response to Ben Judah’s exposé of the Frenchman’s failings... Continue Reading
On April 24, Kenneth Weinstein appeared on C-SPAN to discuss Mike Pompeo's nomination for Secretary of State...
The president’s potential meeting with Kim Jong Un would come at a time when American foreign policy is rapidly changing... Continue Reading
This week’s meetings with Macron and Merkel provide an opportunity to reaffirm common interests... Continue Reading
German complacency on issues of international and domestic economic management is becoming a threat to the country’s economic future... Continue Reading
For the good of its defense industry, Tokyo needs to get serious about protecting secrets... Continue Reading
The Syrian conflict has also turned Christians against Christians... Continue Reading
Despite the attack on Syria, its allies Iran and Russia are very unlikely to heed President Trump’s call to stop backing Assad’s criminal actions... Continue Reading
In January 2006, I was standing on a beach at a Sinai resort called Nuweiba... Continue Reading
On matters of foreign policy, Americans are divided into two hidden camps... Continue Reading
On April 14, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss the UN's reaction to the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria...
Unlike his heroes, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, Trump is not president-for-life... Continue Reading
There’s really no doubt among serious people that chemical weapons were used, but the question now is how to prove who did it... Continue Reading
On April 13, Richard Weitz appeared on BBC to discuss the impending Syria strikes...
Syria in 2018 is not Iraq in 2003 and a response to Bashar Al-Assad’s chemical weapons is not deposing Saddam Hussein... Continue Reading
In the breakaway republic, a strict clan system keeps al-Shabab in check... Continue Reading
The United States will be making an exit from Syria “very soon,” President Trump said late last month in Ohio. ... Continue Reading
Big government, big banks, and big tech are now all on the same side in the war against cash. Government — we all know about already. Big banks — ... Continue Reading
On April 10, Jack David appeared on the Secure Freedom Radio podcast to discuss Iran and North Korea...
The brutal March 23 stabbing of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll cast a dark pall over a Jewish season of festivity... Continue Reading
President Trump sees much unwanted spending authorized by Congress... Continue Reading
China’s leaders are betting that Latin America will prove useful politically, economically, and even militarily. The U.S. government should pay more a... Continue Reading
On April 9th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox Business to discuss the recent chemical attack in Syria and potential responses from the Trump adminis...
He joins the chaotic Trump team amid the greatest uncertainty since Truman’s era... Continue Reading
How the “Xi change” in China is causing an invisible earthquake... Continue Reading
On April 6th, Samuel Tadros appeared on the Wall Street Journal Opinion: Foreign Edition podcast to discuss Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's re-election and rel...
The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against North Korea is working... Continue Reading
Saudi Arabia’s main reason to normalize relations with the Jewish state is not strategic but sociological... Continue Reading
The president's attack on Amazon is the hallmark of an aspiring caudillo. But there are valid anti-trust concerns about the internet giant... Continue Reading
The fate of American industrial icon Westinghouse is now in the hands of regulators... Continue Reading
Americans drove back an advance by mercenaries. The next one ended almost as soon as it began... Continue Reading
The United States and Europe must find a synthesis between the free trading dogmas of yesterday and the nationalist impulses of today... Continue Reading
Freedom House, biased against conservatives, is no longer a reliable source of ratings for nations’ democratic policies... Continue Reading
Facing threats from Iran and Turkey, they want peace—and to strangle Hamas... Continue Reading
Because if a recession hits before 2020, the government will have no tools to fight it... Continue Reading
Thousands of Syrian refugees are unable to return to their homes following the Turkish invasion of northwest Syria... Continue Reading
The bill would start to address two problems that face the U.S. military: readiness and modernization... Continue Reading
President Trump demonstrated once again he’s willing to punch Russia if it punches us or our friends... Continue Reading
On March 28, Michael Pillsbury appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's recent visit to China...
It's time for the government to reckon with what Facebook has become... Continue Reading
He believes the U.S. must be prepared to act alone, but Trump will take convincing... Continue Reading
On March 23, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox News to discuss the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser...
What happens when the U.S. Navy’s force structure planning is built on strategic assumptions that are superseded by a change in the Oval Office?... Continue Reading
Once again the U.S. government appears to be taking Pakistani promises about combatting terror at face value... Continue Reading
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has the potential to be the most significant secretary of state since George Shultz... Continue Reading
While Washington dreamed of an orderly world, revisionist powers upended it... Continue Reading
Nearly seven years have passed since the outbreak of protests in Syria calling for change... Continue Reading
Just weeks ago, President Donald J. Trump announced that the U.S. Embassy in Israel would be moved to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May of 2018.... Continue Reading
Brussels is failing to grasp threats and opportunities of artificial intelligence... Continue Reading
The free trader will have to move carefully with the president... Continue Reading
NEWS FLASH – “Online business uses information to target customers.”... Continue Reading
In response to a chemical attack in the U.K., impose sanctions directly against President Vladimir Putin... Continue Reading
The Trump Administration’s newest sanctions are another step in the right direction. But after the attack in the UK, much more can and should be done ... Continue Reading
Faced with an improving Russian threat, the United States should deploy a serious space sensor layer... Continue Reading
On March 16th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox Business to discuss President Trump's trade dispute with china....
In the Trump administration, unconventional, assertive thinking about foreign policy is in; ineffectual, process-driven diplomacy is out... Continue Reading
Scores of members of Iranian religious minorities left their homeland more than a year ago... Continue Reading
With former CIA Director Mike Pompeo replacing Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, Hudson experts look ahead on potential foreign policy implications... Continue Reading
On March 14th, 2018, Mario Mancuso testified before the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Following is the full text of the testimony... View PDF
Western voters want policy solutions, not conspiracy theories... Continue Reading
There’s a common interest in countering the Russian-Iranian axis in Syria... Continue Reading
The vulnerability of Indonesia’s Christians, as well as other religious minorities, is exponentially increasing... Continue Reading
In the Nineveh Plains, only a third of the Christian population that was driven by ISIS from their homes nearly four years ago has returned. A traumat... Continue Reading
The tariffs turn out to be more "flexible" that people thought, but that may just be the beginning... Continue Reading
On March 9th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss a potential meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The first time many Americans focused their attention on the violence-torn African country of Nigeria was in April 2014.
That was when some 276 young... Continue Reading
Ignoring the Putin regime’s crimes lends credibility to their disinformation campaigns... Continue Reading
On March 6th, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss North Korea's recent expression of willingness for dialogue with the U.S....
No doubt, GDPR has some well-intentioned if not entirely useful provisions... Continue Reading
The 2018 Winter Olympics have just come to a close, and with markedly different results than would have been imagined 30 years ago... Continue Reading
A mainstream media that reshapes reality to fit a preordained political agenda isn’t something that started only recently... Continue Reading
Five discomfiting aspects of the media spectacle that now accompanies every mass shooting... Continue Reading
His attacks on free trade emerge from one of his most deeply rooted beliefs... Continue Reading
Are network neutrality principles entirely good for America?... Continue Reading
Some commentators might even have felt some sympathy for Fed Chief Powell in his first testimony before Congress... Continue Reading
This year’s Munich Security Conference missed a golden opportunity to place cyber on the main stage of geopolitics... Continue Reading
President Trump’s boasts about him being tougher on Russia than his predecessor may ring hollow—but they’re true... Continue Reading
On March 1st, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss Russian President Putin's recent announcement regarding Russia's nuclear arsenal....
Is there a way to prevent the technology from becoming obsolete?... Continue Reading
The president may be shifting the discussion more than GOP elites think is possible... Continue Reading
Saudi frigate Al Madinah was patrolling the Red Sea in January of 2017 when an unmanned explosive boat called the Shark-33 slammed into it reportedly ... Continue Reading
If the Russians' goal was to destabilize our democracy, questioning the legitimacy of Trump's presidency contributes to that... Continue Reading
On February 23rd, Brendan Brown appeared on Bloomberg Daybreak Europe to discuss Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's statement on wage growth and infl... Continue Reading
Agents of Influence: The real consequence of Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is mayhem... Continue Reading
The success against the Islamic State in Iraq stands as one of the crowning foreign policy achievements of President Trump’s first year in office... Continue Reading
On February 20th, Peter Rough spoke at the Geneva Press Club on President Trump's Middle East policy...
A touching news story surfaced a few days ago, briefly casting a flicker of light across Egypt's shadowy heartland... Continue Reading
His policies promote energy independence and balance between France and Germany... Continue Reading
The West is showing evidence of a newly stiffened spine in the face of Saudi Arabian influence on Islamic culture – and none too soon... Continue Reading
We once celebrated the individual greatness of George Washington on his birthday, February 22. Historian James Thomas Flexner called George Washingt... Continue Reading
A stock market correction, trade protectionism, or impeachment... Continue Reading
On February 17th, Michael Pregent appeared on Fox News to discuss the Parkland school shooting...
Christian persecution is not just a problem unique to the Middle East or Islamic countries.... Continue Reading