National Security Briefs

National Security Briefs

After more than 40 Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, the overdue and limited U.S. and British strikes that hit the Iran-backed terrorist group in Yemen on January 12 will likely prove insufficient to deter further attacks. The

U.S. Diplomacy Won’t Deter Hezbollah

The Biden administration is reportedly attempting to mediate an agreement that would resolve Israel and Lebanon’s longstanding land border disputes and deploy the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) along the border, presumably displacing Hezbollah’s dangerous presence there. However, there is little

On December 26, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Iran more than tripled its production rate of 60 percent highly enriched uranium (HEU) from the month before. This is the latest in a series of aggressive Iranian moves

Israel’s military response to Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attack has drawn a swift response from the United Nations. Since October 16, there have been 16 UN Security Council sessions and 10 resolutions drafted by member states on the conflict. However,