Round Tables

Round Tables are quick-reaction conversations in which a number of scholars discuss a developing event or topic. These discussions aim to distill complex issues by explaining the key facts in short, concise responses.

Another Election in Israel

On September 17, 2019, Israelis went to the polls to vote in the second national election in the last 5 months. The narrative, at least leading up to the recent vote, was that the election was a redo of...

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The Iranian Way of War

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been at war for almost its entire existence, beginning with the Iraqi invasion of the country in 1980 and, then, in an asymmetric way in support of regional clients, often working against American...

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U.S. Accuses Iran of Committing Tanker Attacks

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, two tankers, the Kokuka Courageous and the MT Front Altair, were damaged in explosions in the Gulf of Oman, after transiting through the Strait of Hormuz. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking at...

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