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Forget About Direct Negotiations Between Israelis and Palestinians

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu are ignoring three realities of dispute resolution practices.

Trump’s Travel Ban – How Not to Negotiate with Muslims

The Trump administration President Trump needs to consider and understand the essential elements of Muslim and Arab conflict management practices.

Pearl Harbor – Let Its Lessons Never Be Forgotten

WWII veterans made the United States a superpower. We owe it to them to remember their service and the lessons the war taught us.

U.S. Cyberattack on Russia Would be a Mistake

By Mike Martin
The reported plans for retaliatory cyberattacks on Russia could yield many negative consequences with minimal benefit.

The Risk Ring of Fire

It is time for the American public to begin a serious discussion about U.S. interests and how to protect them.

Imagine Leaders, Not Just Politicians

At the funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, there were missed opportunities for statesmen to genuinely advance peace in the Levant.

International Collaboration in an Era of Homegrown Terrorism

Terrorism today is not necessarily committed by foreigners. From San Bernardino to Baghdad, we are seeing the rapid growth of HVE as the most serious type of terrorist threat.

Kerry Says ISIS is Running – Is He Trustworthy?

By Mike Martin
Secretary of State John Kerry said recently that ISIS is on the run, but the Obama administration has made these kinds of statements in the past. Should the American people believe Secretary Kerry?

How Marginalization in France Fuels Recruitment and Terror Attacks

Security Debrief contributor Erroll Southers writes in The Hill about the terrorist attack in Nice and what it reveals about the rising homegrown violent extremist threat in France and around the world.

Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Don’t Stand a Chance

Einstein said the definition of insanity is repeating the same action repeatedly while expecting a different result. The latest Israeli demand for direct negotiations with Palestinian counterparts has been tried before and should it materialize again, it will most likely fail. This owes to misaligned approach to conflict resolution.