Iran

Examining the strategic, economic and military options available to the United States to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability and counteract its destabilizing aggression against the United States and its allies.

Overview:

  • Members

  • Iran Policy Project Reports

  • Featured Media

  • Analysis and Commentary

  • Congressional Testimony

Iran Policy Project Members

VADM John M. Bird, USN (ret.)

Former Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, - Member of JINSA’s Board of Advisors

Gen James T Conway, USMC (ret.)

Former Commandant of the Marine Corps; former Director of Operations (J-3) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Maj Gen Larry "Stutz" Stutzriem, USAF (ret.)

Former Director, Plans, Policy and Strategy at North American Aerospace Defense Command

Larry Goldstein

Founder and Director of Energy Policy Research Institute, Inc.; JINSA Gemunder Center Senior Advisor

John Hannah

Former Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President; JINSA Gemunder Center Senior Advisor

Hon. Stephen Rademaker

Former Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation; JINSA Gemunder Center Senior Advisor

Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (ret.)

Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Air Force Headquarters; JINSA Gemunder Center Senior Advisor

Gen Charles "Chuck" Wald, USAF (ret.)

Co-Chair of the Iran Task Force, Former Deputy Commander of United States European Command

Jamie Fly

Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Mortimer Zuckerman

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News & World Report

Roger Zakheim

Former General Counsel and Deputy Staff Director of U.S. House Armed Services Committee

Dr. Ray Takeyh

Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies at Council on Foreign Relations

Lt Gen Henry Obering, USAF (ret.)

Former Director of the Missile Defense Agency

Amb. Eric Edelman

Co-Chair, Iran Task Force and Eastern Mediterranean Task Force, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Analysis & Commentary

The Wall Street Journal - June 2, 2019
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
Israel Hayom - August 7, 2017
by IDF MG (ret.) Yaakov Amidror and
Politico - July 27, 2017
by Ambassador Eric Edelman and Gen. Charles Wald, USAF (ret.)
The Wall Street Journal - January 3, 2017
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - October 14, 2016
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The National Interest - September 21, 2016
by Jonathan Ruhe and Blake Fleisher and
The Weekly Standard - July 8, 2016
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - May 10, 2016
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - April 1, 2016
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The Weekly Standard - March 17, 2016
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - November 19, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - October 26, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - October 5, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - August 10, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The Weekly Standard - July 27, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - May 25, 2015
by William Kristol and Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - April 13, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - March 9, 2015
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - February 10, 2014
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The Weekly Standard - December 9, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The Los Angeles Times - October 29, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Amb. Eric Edelman and Dennis Ross and
The Weekly Standard - October 14, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and William Kristol and
The New York Times - August 27, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The Weekly Standard - June 6, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Weekly Standard - February 22, 2013
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Wall Street Journal - December 19, 2012
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Charles Robb and Dennis Ross and
The Weekly Standard - September 14, 2012
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Wall Street Journal - July 8, 2012
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Weekly Standard - March 2, 2012
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Weekly Standard - January 16, 2012
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Larry Goldstein and
The Washington Post - December 11, 2011
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Blaise Misztal and
The Weekly Standard - August 13, 2010
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
San Francisco Chronicle - March 21, 2010
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and
The New Republic - May 29, 2009
by Michael Makovsky, PhD and Edward Morse and