Antagonizing and disengaging from the most valuable ally in the region serves only the Kremlin’s or Tehran’s interests.
The preponderance of Saudis among the ranks of AQAP and IS remains to be a serious problem.
ISIS shares more traits with U.S. street gangs in its origin, operating style, and culture than it does with any traditional military force.
Nobody wants to see a nuclear armed Iran, and few want to see a military attack on Iran’s nuclear weapons program, except as an absolute last resort.
The foxes ruling Iran have long ago discovered that the more they dig in the more concessions they can extract.
The United States is already in over its head in the Syrian conflict.
Results of the 2014 elections may induce the Obama administration to consult more with Congress and Israel.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership can bolster American textile manufacturing.
We can’t allow past successes to be ruined by current failures.
TPA is the necessary ingredient that must precede successful conclusion of both the Tran-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.