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Chinese Aggression in the South China Sea: U.S. Surrendering Global Trade to China

by Terence Rosenthal | July 27 2016

                 The Pentagon’s most overlooked military threat is Chinese militarized aggression in the South China Sea. Following the ISIS/Syria conflict, Chinese aggression in the South China Sea is the most significant global military threat. Currently the Chinese are constructing seven islands in the international waters of the South China Sea


Presidential Courage: A Necessary Virtue in 2016

by Terence Rosenthal | September 16 2015

Presidential courage will be required to deal with a host of domestic and of foreign issues over the next four years. Russian intervention in Ukraine and a return to Soviet style foreign policy, Chinese imperial aggression on the South China Sea, and a future nuclear arms race in the Middle…


P5 + 1 Negotiations Are a Security Threat”

by Terence Rosenthal | July 23 2015

The P5 + 1 negotiations are a security threat. The P5 + 1 negotiations  reject the global economic and political needs of people of the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Iran. The P5 + 1  negotiatons have ignored the significance of the Middle East with respect to shipment of…


Aftermath of the Iran Nuclear Deal

by Gary Goldberg | September 8 2015

Soon, the P5+1 powers are expected to announce the successful completion of a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran. This Iran nuclear deal threatens the security of the United States, the security of our ally Israel and the security of the entire Middle East region. For a regime…


The Israeli and Azeri Partnership

by Terence Rosenthal | June 19 2015

As civil war in Syria, the onslaught of ISIS, and the deliberation of Iranian nuclear agreements ensue, very few are aware of the growing economic Israeli and Azeri partnership. “Trade between Israel and Azerbaijan now totals $4 billion annually, the highest figure for Israel’s business with any of the now-independent…


U.S. Senate Must be More Assertive in Middle East Policy

by Terence Rosenthal | May 26 2015

How much risk to global security and economy are leaders in the U.S. Senate willing to take to reverse current language in its Middle East Policy? With respect to Iranian nuclear development, perhaps the U.S.’s own worst enemy is its politically correct State Department, and complicit Western media. As related…


The Iran Bill: Corker’s Narrow Victory

by Russ Read | April 20 2015

The story of The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, or the Iran bill, has thus far read like something out of a political novel: a classic struggle between the U.S. Congress and the White House, internal party strife, a flurry of accusations, Federal indictments, and a less than…


Middle East Foreign Policy: Five Objectives for the U.S. Senate to Consider

by Terence Rosenthal | May 1 2015

American politicians must take calculated risk to assure positive results. This past month, Speaker of the House, John Boehner yielded an effective outcome by allowing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak in front of Congress on behalf of Israel. Until last election, Republicans were in the minority, merely controlling Congress…


Bahrain: Iran’s Next Target?

by Russ Read | March 30 2015

While the Middle East continues to fall into turmoil, Iran is the one country in the region that is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of its neighbors. As one Iranian member of parliament put it last September, Iran now controls four Arab capitals – Baghdad, Damascus, Beirut, and…


New Trans-Arabian Pipelines Hurt Iran and ISIS

by Terence Rosenthal | April 21 2015

India, the largest power accessible to the Middle East, with a Muslim population outnumbering that of all nations in the Arab world, may play a role in undermining the economic strength of Iran. Republican leaders in the Senate should deliberately foster stronger ties between Israel, moderate Arab countries, and India.…

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