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Watch: JINSA's 35th Annual Awards Dinner

The Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson Distinguished Service Award & the 2017 Grateful Nation Award were presented on November 1, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. The 2017 Jackson Award honorees were Chairman Michael T. McCaul, Congressman Eliot Engel, and Mr. Sander Gerber.

2017 Homeland Security Program Conference Series

Between August 15-22, JINSA brought five Israeli experts in counterterrorism to three critical locations in the U.S., educating hundreds of law enforcement officers about current terrorism trends and counterterrorism methods. JINSA’s Homeland Security Program is led by Steve Pomerantz, Former Assistant Director of the FBI.

JINSA Leadership visits Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Camp Pendleton

On July 11-12, JINSA National Leadership had the honor to visit the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) and Camp Pendleton. The delegation was led by LtGen Ken Glueck, USMC (ret.) who serves on JINSA's Board of Advisors and is a 2016 Generals and Admiral's Program participant.

Iran Task Force Report: Strategy to Restore U.S. Leverage Against Iran

So disastrous is the agreement struck by the Obama administration to limit Iran’s nuclear program, that neither continuing in this arrangement nor exiting from it currently serves the national interests and security of the United States.

JINSA President & CEO Michael Makovsky on FOX Business to Discuss President Trump's Trip to the Middle East

JINSA President & CEO Michael Makovsky recently discussed President Trump's trip to the Middle East with Neil Cavuto.

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On October 11, 2017 JINSA Distinguished Fellow and Gemunder Center Iran Task Force Co-Chair General Charles Wald, USAF (ret.), testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on confronting the full range of Iranian threats.

Consistent with the Trump Administration's stated intention of pushing back against Iran's increasingly malign behavior throughout the Middle East, American policymakers urgently need to rebuild credibility and positions of strength by contesting Iran's rising influence across the region. Most urgently, the United States must impose real obstacles to Tehran's pursuit of total victory by the Assad regime in Syria. Time is of the essence, as Iranian-backed forces recently have retaken nearly all the country, save lands liberated from Islamic State (IS) by the U.S.-led coalition.

With a new administration and Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the White House on February 15, and continuing aggression by the Iranian regime - including more ballistic missile tests - JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy and United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) will co-host a lunch briefing with key policymakers and Iran experts to discuss the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal and U.S.-Iran relations at this uncertain time.

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is stepping up its harassment of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf. In the past few weeks, U.S. ships had to swerve and fire warning shots on separate occasions to avoid colliding with oncoming Iranian ships. The U.S. Navy recorded 31 such instances of "unsafe and/or unprofessional interactions" by Iran in the first half of this year, compared to 23 in all of 2015. The increase corresponds to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program in January, but this is not just a game of chicken to test U.S. resolve in the wake of the deal.

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