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Ambassador Yoram Ettinger: 8-minute-video: State Department’s systematic failures in the Middle East

Synopsis: *The State Department assumes that generous diplomatic and financial gestures could induce the violently volatile Middle East to embrace peaceful-coexistence, good-faith negotiation, democracy and human rights.  However, this policy has generated tailwinds to rogue entities and headwinds to the US and its Arab allies. *Since 1979, the State Department…

State Department’s Middle East policy assessed

Conventional wisdom vs. evidenced-realityAccording to the late Prof. John Kenneth Galbraith, “the notion of conventional wisdom… is commonly understood as knowledge that is accepted within a certain community or among the general public…. [They] tend to hold on to opinions and ideas that fit with their established worldviews. Accordingly, conventional…

The Iranian octopus predator at the US’ backyard

Iran’s Ayatollahs – a clear and present danger to the US The Saudi ArabNews reported that “the presence of Hezbollah and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Latin America is considered important by Iran, since it provides a base from which it could strike against American targets…  Iran has infiltrated not only Argentina, but…

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