Small Wars Journal

Iran

America’s Strategic Options in the Middle East SWJED Tue, 01/15/2019 - 1:11am
Before he resigned, former Defense Secretary James Mattis was reportedly working in conjunction with the Department of State to revise US policy in the Middle East. Whatever vision Mr. Mattis had will have likely died when he left office - but he had the right idea in undertaking a review.
The Long Game: Countering Iranian Malign Influence in the Mashriq SWJED Sun, 01/28/2018 - 12:21am

There is a fleeting opportunity to build upon the stability created by a defeated ISIS, stable Iraq, recovering Syria, strengthened ties with Lebanon and Jordan, and cooperative regional partners.