It’s Time for the U.S. to Act against the Use of Human Shields

Oct. 19 2020

On December 21, 2018, Congress passed a law requiring the White House, within a year, to designate and sanction individuals responsible for the deliberate placement of military installations amid civilian populations. The act specifies Hamas and Hizballah by name. But the Trump administration has let the act’s deadline come and go without producing a list. Orde Kittrie explains why implementing the law can make a difference:

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More about: Donald Trump, Gaza Strip, Hamas, Hizballah, IDF, U.S. Foreign policy

Why a Military Conflict between Iran and Israel Seems Inevitable

Jan. 20 2021

Since the year began, the IDF has stepped up its attacks on Iranian positions in Syria, striking more targets and going deeper into Syrian territory than usual. Meanwhile, Tehran has increased its enrichment of uranium, moving ever closer to building nuclear weapons. Efraim Inbar addresses the situation in depth:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy