Iran Is Inching toward Acquiring Nuclear Weapons. What Can Be Done?

June 30 2020

According to the most recent assessment from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Islamic Republic is less than four months away from having stockpiled enough enriched uranium to build an atomic bomb. Moreover, the IAEA has raised concerns about two undeclared sites that Iran has barred to inspectors. These could be where Iranian engineers are developing the technology to turn the uranium into an actual weapon and mount it on a warhead. John Hannah assesses the situation:

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More about: 2020 Election, Donald Trump, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy

How Israel Can Stand Up to a Belligerent Turkey

Sept. 25 2020

Under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara has become increasingly authoritarian, Islamist, and hostile toward Israel and the West more generally. The Turkish government has also indicated that it aspires to alter its maritime border with Greece, and even its border with Syria. Analyzing these changes, and what they term the country’s “bellicose foreign policy,” Efraim Inbar, Eran Lerman, and Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the implications for Israel, and how the Jewish state might best respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, U.S. Foreign policy