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What Is Trump’s Policy Toward the Kurds? Does He Have One?
Before the referendum, some Kurds were assured by unnamed Americans the US would accept the result.
If the Kurds are to Prosper They Must Become Democratic
Are We About to Witness a 'Kurdish Spring"? Or a "Kurdish Fall"?
Lifting Sanctions on Iran Will Put Israel in Mortal Danger
While Rouhani wishes Jews a good Rosh Hashanah, Revolutionary Guards promise an end to the Jewish state.
What Should Trump Do About the Kurds?
It was a mistake for the US to depend too much on Barzani.
Are We Prepared to Defend an Independent Kurdistan?
It is irresponsible to applaud the Kurdish leadership's desire to walk over a cliff.
The Endless Errors in U.S. Korea Policy That Has Brought Us to the Brink of Nuclear War
Michael Rubin tells how weakness and naivety has led successive U.S. presidents to enable North Korea's quest for nukes.
Is the CIA About to Dump A Key Kurdish Ally? The Spooks Are Spooked
While Masrour Barzani is a partner in the fight against ISIS, he has been a problematic one.
Which Country Today Is Most Like Orwell’s 1984 Authoritarian Nightmare?
North Korea is high up the list, as are Turkmenistan, Venezuela and Ethiopia. But the winner is . . .
An Independent Kurdistan Would Be A Failed State
Barzani had a choice: Would he be remembered as a Nelson Mandela or a Yasser Arafat?
Michael Rubin: Why Has Erdogan Filed a Criminal Complaint Against Me?
Did I write about his corruption? Yes. Did I write about his crackdown on political dissent? Yes.
Michael Rubin: Why are Erdogan’s Thugs Running Free in DC?
Erdogan watched as security guards beat, strangled and stomped on demonstrators.
Michael Rubin: Erdogan’s Dangerous Game Against the Kurds
It's only a matter of time before a Turkish soldier shoots an American in defense of Turkey's honor.
Michael Rubin: More Evidence of Erdogan’s Referendum Rigging
Erdogan may be a dictator, but he cannot suppress evidence of massive fraud.
Michael Rubin: How Erdogan Rigged the Election That Makes Him a Dictator
No democratic leader congratulated Erdogan on his win except Trump.
Will Erdogan Send in Assassins to Kill Europe’s Leaders?
Turkish nationalist Sedat Peker has suggested Turkey should kill the presidents of European countries that defy Erdogan.
Michael Rubin: Why Have the Kurds Got Into Bed With Putin?
The U.S. is the stuck-up girl before the prom who rejects all offers only to find herself without a date on the big night.
Michael Rubin: Spain’s Land Grab in Gibraltar Is Pure Hypocrisy
If Spain grabs the Rock, Ceuta and Melilla will demand freedom from Spanish rule.
Michael Rubin: Erdogan Uses the Dutch as a Distraction
The Netherlands drama is inspired by Erdogan's perpetual quest for enemies.
What Will Trump Do About Obama’s Iran Ransom Deal?
Trump has kept on the Obama administration official in charge of the hostage negotiation.
Are Our Top Spies Hiding Intelligence Info From Trump?
There may be merit to the intelligence community's concern about Trump's discretion.
Michael Rubin: Iran’s Rafsanjani Was No Moderate
He oversaw chants of "Death to America" for nearly twenty years
Michael Rubin: Could Erdogan Be Prosecuted for War Crimes?
Erdogan thought he could act with impunity while using the courts against his enemies.
Michael Rubin: Will Trump Turn a Blind Eye to Tyranny?
The world is about to learn what happens when the U.S. recuses itself from moral leadership.
Michael Rubin: Why Should We Trust Erdogan’s Spies?
Donald Trump and incoming CIA dCirector Pompeo should reassess intelligence supplied by Turkey.
Michael Rubin: Why Has ISIS Been So Successful?
Upon capturing a village, they quickly assassinated those identified as enemies.