Why Our Latest Betrayal of The Kurds Will Not Be Our Last Betrayal of The Kurds

SUMMARY: Beyond a legitimate foreign policy and strategic military debate necessary in any open society, there is no doubt that American foreign policy continues to be stigmatized with serious questions about its credibility by allies and adversaries. The nature of US policy toward the Kurds over the past decades, dating back to the 1960s, is ...

IRAN POST KHAMENEI 2

IRAN POST KHAMENEI
BY: HASSAN FARAZIAN SUMMARY: The passing of Hojat-el Eslam Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on January 8th of this year was the beginning of the end for the old guard and last companions of Khomeini who had so ruthlessly overthrown the Shah’s regime and eliminated other political factions by consolidating power in their favor. Since the ...

President Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Rhetoric, Twitter/Theatricals, and Reality In Syria and North Korea   1

By:  HASSAN FARAZIAN   SUMMARY: President Donald J. Trump had signaled that he will be taking a seemingly new direction in American foreign policy in the manner of “a new sheriff in town,” resulting in a tense drama resembling the classic movie High Noon. In April Syria was attacked with 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles in ...