Fifty nations, including Israel, and international organizations from around the world are currently participating in the U.S.-led International Maritime Exercise (IMX) and Cutlass Express (CE) joint training exercises in Middle Eastern waters. The global interest in these drills—far more than

John Hannah’s Statement: Today’s announcement that Saudi Arabia and Iran have restored diplomatic relations is, according to John Hannah, the Randi & Charles Wax Senior Fellow at JINSA, the continuation of a long-term regional hedging strategy driven by a lack

On February 18, 2021, the United States withdrew its previous communications to the UN Security Council that had asserted that it had snapped back UN sanctions against Iran pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 2231. That day, two Senior State

Letter to UNSC 2020

On August 20, 2020, the United States notified the UN Security Council that Iran was in “significant non-performance” of its JCPOA commitments and listed six major violations, triggering a 30-day countdown to the return of UN sanctions against Iran.