Jonathan Ruhe

Jonathan Ruhe began working at JINSA in April 2013 as a Senior Policy Analyst and currently serves as Director of Foreign Policy. Prior to joining JINSA, he was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Foreign Policy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), where he worked on Middle East and Former Soviet Union security issues. His commentary on the ongoing political transition in Yemen has appeared in the Associated Press, The New Republic, The National Interest, Washington Post and various international media outlets. He was a National Security Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. 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.


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