Could Ukraine Offer a Template for Better US-Gulf Security Relations?

The outpouring of aid to Kyiv shows that a formal defense alliance is inessential to effective wartime assistance.


What’s Next for Marines in the Middle East?

The commander of Marine Corps Forces Central Command hones a smaller force.

The Security Dimension of the Abraham Accords

A year and a half later, a look at what’s changed, what hasn’t, and what still might.

Iran-Linked Hackers Probing US Networks, Intel Agencies Warn

Active “cyber operations against government and commercial networks” may seek to take advantage of defenders' focus on Russia.

To Stop Iran’s Proxy Terrorists, Stop Iran

The U.S., Israel, Saudi Arabia, and UAE must do more to stop Tehran together.

Iran Is ‘No. 1 Destabilizing’ Threat In Middle East, CENTCOM Nominee Says

The U.S. must use advanced technology and work with regional partners to counter Tehran, Army three-star tells lawmakers.

Redesignate the Houthis as Terrorists

The Biden administration made a mistake. “Diplomacy first” has failed in Yemen.

Don’t Attack Iran

Those who advocate strikes against nuclear sites are underestimating the risks and overestimating the benefit.

A Low Bar for Success in Today’s Iran-Nuke Talks

The Nov. 29 session between the U.S., Iran, the European Union, and the rest of the P5+1 has the air of a make-or-break moment.

America Should Help Iran Get COVID Vaccines

There are at least two national-security reasons Biden should seize this opportunity.

Sanctions Won’t Hurt Iran’s UAV Program

The Biden administration should rethink its approach—and its real goals in the region.

July Could Be the Last Month to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal

Domestic politics in Tehran and Washington are gradually closing the door.