Jonathan Ruhe

Jonathan Ruhe is JINSA Director of Foreign Policy. Prior to joining JINSA, he was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), where he worked on Middle East and Former Soviet Union security issues. His commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The New Republic, The National Interest, and various international media outlets. He holds degrees with honors from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and from the University of Chicago, where he was a fellow with the Program on International Security Policy.


After Afghanistan: Israel Will Bear a Greater Burden for Upholding Stability
Is Iran Bluffing About Its Enriched Uranium Stockpile?
The Iran Deal May Still Be Dead
Learn From Gaza, Prepare For Hezbollah
The US Must Not Rejoin the Iran Nuclear Deal
Biden and Congress Must Act Against Calls To Condition Aid To Israel
The Case for a Strategic Pivot to Greece and Cyprus
Turkey and Russia’s Endgame in Libya—And Why America Should Not Stand Still
Selling F-35 Jets to Qatar Poses a Direct Threat to Israel
The Road to a War Within NATO
Israel’s War of Attrition is Potently Relevant Today
Don’t Let Turks & Russians Carve up Libya
Washington Needs to Act Fast on Libya, Before It’s Too Late
Bringing the Yemen Conflict to an End
The Case For a Political Warfare Campaign Against Iran
The Right Strategy For Iran Isn’t Regime Change. It’s Regime Collapse.
President Trump Should Worry About Iran’s Military
New Signs Iran is Creeping Closer to Making a Nuclear Bomb
Consequences of the US Withdrawal from Syria
Contesting Iran’s Gray Zone Strategy
How Iran’s Nuclear Breakout Easily Could Become a ‘Sneakout’
Iran’s Nuclear Clock is Ticking Once Again. Here’s How to Stop It
US Should Sanction Hezbollah-Controlled Govt. to Counter Attack Tunnels in Lebanon
US Must Begin Bolstering Regional Allies to Mitigate Fallout from Syria Withdrawal
Syria’s S-300 Gift From Russia
Iran’s Close Encounters With the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf
Iran Needs to Take America Seriously Again
Time to Seize the High Ground on Nuclear Weapons
The Overlooked Iranian Missile Threat
U.S. Must Mandate Zero Oil Exports for Iran
Spring Trap