Israel-Hamas War Affirms The Indispensability Of A Two-State Solution

Unless Israel establishes an endgame strategy that will lead to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the war against Hamas will only be another brutal violent episode that will prepare the ground for the next conflagration engulfing the West Bank and potentially set the entire region on fire Whereas Israel’s stated goal from the…

December 5, 2023 Read more

Netanyahu’s Reality Check Is Overdue

The brief indirect exchange of statements between President Biden and Prime Minister Netanyahu, in connection with the latter’s blind determination to execute a de facto coup d’état under the guise of judicial reforms, demonstrates how dangerously delusional Netanyahu has become. For Netanyahu to forget even for a brief moment how critical the US is to…

March 29, 2023 Read more

Mending The US-Saudi Relationship Is Critical To Their Mutual Geostrategic Interest

The US’ misperception of its bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia on a number of fronts has contributed dramatically to the present heightened tension between them. It is critical that at this juncture the two countries recalibrate their relationship and renew their geostrategic partnership Even a cursory review of the US-Saudi Arabia relationship over the past…

November 3, 2022 Read more

The US-Saudi Alliance Will Stand The Test Of Time

Regardless of the intensity of the current conflict between the Biden administration and Saudi Arabia, their long history of military alliance and shared concerns over regional stability will certainly override their conflicting interests, especially at this juncture of international tension in the wake of the war in Ukraine The recent conflict between the United States…

October 19, 2022 Read more

A New Strategy Is Needed To Address Iran’s Nuclear Program

A revised Iran nuclear deal based on the 2015 JCPOA could provide the basis for a new Biden administration strategy that would limit Iran’s nuclear program to peaceful purposes and ensure that Tehran’s public pronouncement that it is not seeking to acquire nuclear weapons becomes a de facto reality. Righting the Wrong Regardless of how…

May 4, 2022 Read more

A Rude Awakening For America And Its Allies

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was certainly not a surprise and has unambiguously exposed the West’s weakness. The question is what lesson the United States and its allies should learn from it and what measures they must now undertake to prevent Putin or any future ruthless Russian autocrat from ever daring to invade another country. As…

March 6, 2022 Read more

Attacking Iran Is A Recipe For A Catastrophe

Regardless of a success or failure to reach a new agreement with Iran, Israel must not attack Iran’s nuclear facilities and must work closely with the US to develop a joint strategy to curb Iran’s ambition to acquire nuclear weapons and potentially end the conflict with Iran on a more permanent basis Righting the Wrong…

January 27, 2022 Read more

America Faces A Fateful Crossroad In 2022

Righting the Wrong When my assistant handed me copy expressing my greetings and good wishes for 2022 for approval, I paused, thinking, “is that all I can say, just hope for a better, brighter new year?” How much happier and sunnier can next year be, when we still suffer from the deep scars and bleeding…

December 20, 2021 Read more

Can The Retreat Of Democracy Be Reversed?

Righting the Wrong The Summit for Democracy that President Biden is spearheading in December, at which scores of countries will be in in attendance, is certainly timely and necessary. I do not expect revolutionary and immediate measures to be adopted at the summit to save democracies from their rapid erosion in so many countries. The…

November 19, 2021 Read more
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