Pitting Russia against Iran in Syria? Get over it

Full Story >Faced with the Syrian debacle, Trump administration officials, among others, claim that the U.S. can exploit the weakness of the growing strategic coalition between Russia and Iran, ultimately using Russia to contain Iran in Syria and throughout the Middle East.

New look and enhanced capabilities, same prescient analysis: The Critical Threats Project website

Full Story >In 2009, the American Enterprise Institute launched Critical Threats out of the urgent need to help our nation at a time of war and to serve as an early warning system for the challenges that lie ahead. Since then, the Critical Threats team has been using open-source intelligence to generate fac...

Pushing Back on Iran: Policy Options in Yemen

Full Story >An aggressive policy against the al Houthis in Yemen risks aligning the full group with Iran and strengthening the partnership.