Iran Tests Ballistic Missile, Controversy Ensues

According to reports from two US defense officials, Iran recently test-fired a single Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile. This represents the first of this type of launch since President Trump ascended to the presidency.

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President Trump and the Middle Eastern Game of Revenge

Last week, President Trump signed off on an executive order by the name of "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States". This order temporarily ends the United States Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days, while denying entry to all citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.

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Syria Peace Talks in Kazakhstan: What to Expect

A new round of Syrian peace talks began today in Astana, Kazakhstan. These talks include representatives from the Assad’s government and as well as many of the various Syrian rebel groups. Delegates from Russia, Turkey, Iran and the United Nations are also involved.

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