March 16th, 2018
Since Russia’s seizure of Crimea in early 2014, American and European efforts to resolve the standoff in Ukraine and reverse Russian aggression have failed. Despite talks, sanctions, and repeated ceasefire agreements,...
February 19th, 2018
I am encouraged by recent news that Saudi Arabia has decided to give up control of Belgium’s largest mosque that has long been suspected of radicalizing European Muslims. Although Saudi Arabia is a U.S ally in the fight...
January 25th, 2018
I applaud the recent sanctions applied to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But there’s more work to be done.
January 18th, 2018
I penned an op-ed for The Washington Post urging the administration to enforce economic sanctions on both North Korean and third-party entities.
January 9th, 2018
The rival Koreas took steps toward reducing their bitter animosity during rare talks Tuesday, as North Korea agreed to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, hold talks on reducing tension along...
December 28th, 2017
As ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq, we must remain vigilant. There is a growing terrorist threat in Africa. Between January and September of 2016, the African continent suffered at least 1,426 incidents of terrorism-...
December 20th, 2017
President Trump’s new National Security Strategy puts the safety of Americans first. Unlike the previous Administration, President Trump articulated a clear and convincing plan for America’s national security and foreign...
December 8th, 2017
ISIS has been routed from Iraq and Syria with an ease and speed that's surprised even the men and women who carried out the mission. Experts say it's a prime example of a campaign promise kept.
November 15th, 2017
This final week of negotiations at the United Nations meeting in Bonn, Germany, can be summed up in a few words from Karl Marx, “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.”
March 13th, 2018
During the fanfare of last month’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the world watched with enthusiasm as athletes from the two Koreas marched together in a rare display of unity. The occasion was undoubtedly a welcome...
February 2nd, 2018
In 1949, the Jewish people declared Jerusalem the capital of their reborn nation. As Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, announced: “There has always been and always will be one capital only – Jerusalem the...
January 25th, 2018
Since the Hudson Institute's establishment under Herman Kahn in 1961, it emerged during the Cold War as a leading voice against the irrational madness of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD).
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
January 8th, 2018
Cracks are forming in the iron grip of the Iranian regime. The latest wave of protests sweeping Iran demonstrates yet again that dictatorial regimes are inherently doomed because they lack the enduring consent of the people...
December 26th, 2017
Wild-life trafficking is a much larger problem than many realize. This illegal activity is connected to two major concerns: one, extinction of species; and, two, the funding of terrorist organizations.
December 11th, 2017
I issued the following statement applauding Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for issuing visa bans against those responsible for the unjustified imprisonment of Kem Sokha, president of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (...
November 18th, 2017
President Trump’s energy agenda assures a bright future for Americans. He and his delegation did an amazing job defending free market capitalism, national sovereignty, and our standard of living in Bonn without pandering to...
November 15th, 2017
You don’t have to be a PhD to understand the fallacy of what passes for Climate Change Science. In my last two pieces, I made the observations that the warming we are witnessing is not unprecedented. The basis of climate...
November 9th, 2017
Energy produced by wind and solar cannot replace the amount produced by coal and gas, but nuclear can, stated two prominent spokesmen during the climate change meeting in Bonn, Germany.