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Lebanon

State Department officials have spent a lot of time in Lebanon recently. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the country two weeks ago, and Acting...
Lebanon

If I were compiling a foreign policy wish list for 2018, high on the list would be ending the fiction that Lebanon is an independent...

What’s in the tax bill? How will it impact the economy and, thus, the 2018 midterms? The COMMENTARY Magazine podcast hosts answer those questions are...
Japan

Iranian sleeper cells are nothing new. In 1992, as German Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel relaxed German sanctions on Iran, the Iranian leadership activated a Berlin-based cell...
lebanon

It’s now been more than a decade since Hezbollah launched a cross-border attack on Israel and precipitated a war that devastated south Lebanon and parts...
mike flynn

General Michael Flynn, President-elect Trump’s national security advisor, has been outspoken about his desire to counter the rise and influence of radical Islamists. Indeed, The...
missile war

Israelis have slipped back into a degree of complacence about the missile threat from Gaza since the war in 2015. The same could be said...
Refugees

The Middle East is an incredibly diverse place: ethnically, religiously, culturally, linguistically, and topographically. Chaos, however, increasingly transcends the region. Notwithstanding the Joint Comprehensive Plan...
Iran

Why did the Obama administration make its $400 million payment to Iran on January 17 in untraceable foreign currency and then not only fail to...
Lebanon

Earlier this year Saudi Arabia discontinued its $4 billion aid package to the Lebanese armed forces on the grounds that they had been hopelessly compromised...
Hezbollah

We are approaching the 10th anniversary of the Second Lebanon War; the conflict fought between Israel and Hezbollah between July 12 and August 14, 2006....
Mustafa Badreddine

Mustafa Amine Badreddine, Hezbollah's military chief (i.e., chief terrorist), has died in a mysterious blast near the Damascus airport, which is widely suspected to have...