Commentary

On Russia’s Campaign in Syria

So Russia has launched an air campaign in Syria to allegedly defend the embattled Assad regime. While this action will undoubtedly tickle the fancy of Putin’s diehard supporters in anti-Zionist circles, it does not undermine the logical, factual inferences I laid out in my recent essay. The bottom line is this: Putin …

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Iran Deal: Ploy for Future Sabotage?

Many are hailing the recent nuclear agreement between the P5+1 powers and Iran as “historic” and a political “breakthrough,” the turning of a new leaf of peace and reconciliation between the West and the Islamic Republic. Such sentiments, while good intentioned, are naïve at best. As we learned all too …

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The Destabilization Doctrine: ISIS, Proxies and Patsies

“Islam and the West at War,” reads a recent New York Times headline. It would certainly seem that way if one were to take at face value the putrid assertions of Western governments that are not particularly known for their honesty or integrity. But astute observers of history and geopolitics can spot a deception …