Articles by Shlomo Ben Ami

Why Iran Is Standing Firm

Despite being isolated and ostracized, Iran has gained some strategic breathing room thanks to China, Russia, India, Syria and Venezuela.

Israel Under Another Netanyahu Government

The good news from Israeli elections is that Netanyahu must form a centrist government.

How to Achieve Global Zero in the Middle East

Global Zero should focus less on Russian and U.S. disarmament and more on proliferation.

U.S. Needs to Rebalance Its Global Priorities

The Cold War may be over, but superpower rivalry is back. As a result, the international community's capacity to unite in the face of major global challenges remains as deficient as ever.

The Decline of the West Revisited

Since the publication in 1918 of the first volume of Oswald Spengler's "The Decline of the West," prophecies about the inexorable doom of what he called the "Faustian Civilization" have been a recurrent topic for intellectuals.