U.S.-Iran stand-off threatens regional stability

Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan confirmed reports of discussions taking place about the possible deployment of additional American troops to the Middle East. During a meeting with Vietnamese…

Iran to attack Israel if stand-off with U.S escalates

Israeli officials are voicing concerns about a possible military confrontation with "Iranian forces," should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate into a wider-Middle East war. A senior defense official,…

Trump: open to normalizing relations with Iran

The USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group, which U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton announced its deployment to the Middle East earlier this week, was cited transiting through the Suez…

The Second Trump-Kim Summit: Outcome and Future Directions

By Dr. Emily B. Landau, senior research fellow at INSS and head of the Arms Control and Regional Security Program and Ambassador Shimon Stein, INSS researcher and international consultant.  The second summit between US…

Hezbollah boasts in capability to infiltrate Israel

The Secretary General of the Lebanese Iranian-proxy Hezbollah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, boasted over his organization's capabilities to infiltrate Israel, despite six cross-border attack tunnels that were discovered and destroyed by…