Capitalizing on his foreign policy successes, President Rouhani will push for greater reforms at home amid strong opposition from hardliners.
American national security policy needs to take a lesson in sustainability from the development sector. The humanitarian disaster in Syria is an opportunity for the United States to lead the formation of a global coalition for sustainable solutions to regional crises.
Technological advancements in satellite detection along with autonomy could lead to unmanned ballistic nuclear missile submarines (SSBNs).
The United States must intensify its airstrike campaign and work more closely with the private sector to counter the growing cyber threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
The United States must restore security and economic ties in Central Asia to bolster its counterterrorism efforts in the Middle East.