Security Policy

By Nicole (Bailey) Sbitani
Staff Writer
November 29, 2015

Western efforts to counter violent extremism must address systemic causes of grievance and include more creative programming for intervention and recovery.

By Jaclyn Stutz
Contributing Writer
1 November 2015

Though leaders in the United States and Russia may have conflicting interests in regards to the Assad regime, the two nations must work together to defeat ISIS.

Hari Prasad
Contributing Writer
October 25, 2015

Conflict resolution in Syria must proceed without the Assad regime. Its continued brutality will only increase the strength of ISIS.

By Michael Casey
Contributing Writer
05 October 2015

The U.S. military must increase its involvement in Iraq and Syria to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Such an escalation is all the more urgent in light of Russia’s intensified operations in Syria.

By Sina Azodi
Contributing Writer
5 October 2015

Iran is entering a period of rapprochement with major world powers that could exacerbate insecurity in the Middle East. To avoid aggravating regional tensions, President Rouhani’s administration must refrain from adventurist policies and re-engage with Iran’s neighbors.


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