ISIS retains global influence

Despite major setbacks, the Islamic State continues to wield influence worldwide. By Erin Viner The terror group, also known by its Arabic acronym Daesh, lost its second leader in 2…

US ready to counter al Qaeda return

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has vowed that the US is prepared to prevent an al-Qaeda resurgence in Afghanistan that would threaten the United States. By Erin Viner On…

What’s Next, After the Withdrawal from Afghanistan?

The Middle East is doomed to remain difficult, brutal, violent, repressive, and culturally Islamist. Regional powers, including Israel, must come together, to guarantee stability. By Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror…

The Implications of the Fall of Kabul

The region, and Israel, need the ASEAN model of cooperation. By Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security (JISS). In the wake of…

Taliban: possible ties to all nations but Israel

Shortly after declaring a provisional government in Afghanistan, the Islamist Taliban announced willingness to establish ties with all countries with one notable exception: the State of Israel. By Erin Viner…