Middle Eastern Affairs · Non-Proliferation Affairs

Iranian Nuclear Agreement: The Thick End of the Wedge

On Tuesday an agreement was reached by the P5+1 powers with the Islamic Republic of Iran to curtail their nuclear program through the JCPoA agreement which will have to be signed onto by both nations and the U.N. Security Council. The following are a couple of positive things which I think came out of the… Continue reading Iranian Nuclear Agreement: The Thick End of the Wedge

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Rumors of my Death are Greatly Exaggerated

First off I would like to say definitively that I am not dead. Now before I get into why I would make such a declarative statement I think it’s best to first start from the beginning. On the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2015 I awoke at approximately 8:15 in the morning to the sound… Continue reading Rumors of my Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Middle Eastern Affairs

ISIS: The End of the End

With the monopoly of force comes the strengthening of the institutions that make a state stable and its people safe and diligent. Without this monopoly there can be no reconciliation or peace within a state that has failed. With this in mind I approach the situation in Syria casting a wary eye. At this juncture… Continue reading ISIS: The End of the End