Putin Is Trolling the United States in the Persian Gulf

posted in: News, Russia

In the wake of the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, the Russian president has positioned himself as a peacemaker. But continued conflict is his friend. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attend a joint press conference in … Read More

Rouhani says Iran and U.S. tensions are at ‘a maximum’

LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday relations with the United States had rarely been so bad and that sanctions imposed by the Trump administration targeting Tehran’s oil and banking sectors amounted to “a terrorist act”. Animosity … Read More

Israel’s Greatest Enemy: Iran, or Overconfidence?

posted in: Israel, News

Headed north?  Photographer: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images On the wall of Amos Yadlin’s office at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, there is a framed Time magazine cover displaying an F-16A fighter jet — the plane Yadlin flew in 1981 when, as … Read More