While the world is focused on the upcoming meeting between President Trump and dictator, Kim Jung Un, attention on what Iran, North Korea’s closest ally, is doing is absent from the front-page news coverage. Count me among those who were appalled by the eight years of the Neville Chamberlain-like appeasement model peddled around the globe by the Obama administration. President Trump, we are greatly heartened by your total reversal of such a failed approach to foreign policy. But can we please have a more serious and consistent approach to the Middle East and especially now in Syria?
In my first book, published in 2012, I predicted that a future US president may have both the opportunity and the need to partner with the Iranian people to bring down the hated theocratic regime which rules them with an iron fist and which gravely threatens the US.
The historian Tacitus recorded an event where a first century Roman general, stationed in Gaul on the west side of the Rhine, witnessed a massive battle between two waring German tribes which left thousands of dead across the river.
My friend, Amil Imani, is an Iranian born and influential pro-democracy activist whose family escaped Iran during the Islamic revolution of 1979. He is also an apostate and is a fierce critic of Islam. He recently wrote a column, The Ruling Mullahs Are Not Iranians, in which he maintains that the Mullahs who run the [...]
I spoke to Cliff May who is the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies which he created immediately following 9/11. FDD today is one of the nation’s most highly regarded national security policy institutes. Kelley: Do you agree with my assessment that we are losing the war on terror which, of course, is a misnomer? [...]
In the same week that the nation watched the Obamacare rollout crash and burn American supremacy in the Middle East continued to implode. Our allies signaled that they had had enough of this president’s relentless propensity to court enemies while snubbing friends. Among this administration’s myriad foreign policy blunders, the Syrian debacle continued to degrade [...]