The Discourse Podcast

Episode 13: Diliman Abdulkader

April 5, 2018 Jackson Richman 1

For our 13th episode, we are joined by Diliman Abdulkader, who is the Director of the Kurdistan Project at Endowment for Middle East Truth. He is also is a Masters candidate at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC. He writes often on issues pertaining to the greater Kurdistan region and has been quoted in various leading news sites such as Newsweek. […]

The Middle East

Syria: Iraq 2.0

April 5, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

Yes, ISIS is close to defeat, but the chaos in Syria is only growing. Now that the fight against ISIS in Syria is winding down, the real fight is about to begin, the fight for the future of Syria and the region, and this, even more than the fight against ISIS, is a fight which will decide the fate of the Middle East. […]

The Discourse Podcast

Episode 7: Emily Landau

March 5, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

Landau is a senior research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv. Her expertise includes nuclear proliferation, arms control, regional security dynamics in the Middle East, and other related topics. In 2015, Forbes chose Landau as one of Israel’s 50 most influential women. […]

U.S. Politics

A New Era for the US-Israel Relationship?

February 13, 2018 Jennifer Dekel 0

Since the historic recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by President Trump on December 6, 2017, and the president’s pledge to relocate the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, many have suggested that the Israel-U.S. relationship has entered a new era. […]

The Middle East

The Dogs of War Howl

February 12, 2018 Matthew Hines 0

By Matthew Hines The last 48 hours have unfolded an extraordinary series of events which may culminate in a war no one wants to see, and a war many statesmen have given precious time and […]

U.S. Politics

Redefining ‘America First’

February 7, 2018 Brandon Brooks 0

By Brandon Brooks One month before clinching the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, Donald Trump delivered a speech at the Center for the National Interest promising to institute a radical departure from conventional U.S. foreign policy. […]

U.S. Politics

Rain On the Parade

February 7, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman On Tuesday, it was reported that at a Department of Defense meeting last month, President Donald Trump wanted a military parade in the nation’s capital, having been inspired by one when he […]

The National Discourse

The UN’s Hypocrisy

January 8, 2018 Shep Gerszberg 0

By Shep Gerszberg It is time to stop pretending the U.N. is a legitimate political or moral authority. For years now, that has been the way the world has viewed the U.N.: a moral or […]