Can Israel Still Count on the United States?

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The National Interest—Mustafa Fatih Yavuz Israel, Middle East As the United States reduces its presence in the Middle East, Israel may be looking for alternative security arrangements. Israel, which enjoys a “special relationship” with the United States, has watched recent events in Afghanistan closely. For Israel, there is real concern over an impending U.S. withdrawal from Syria and Iraq, two nations that are within close geographic proximity to Iran. U.S. support on these fronts is crucial to Israel’s security....

Can the United States Defend Taiwan from a Chinese Invasion?. Daniel L. Davis China-Taiwan Relations, Asia-Pacific Few leaders in “establishment Washington” have taken the time to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the capabilities of the U.S. Armed Forces and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.  Here’s What You Need to Remember: Taipei should continue to bolster its defenses through an A2/AD strategy of its own so that the cost of forcible unification by China would be so significant—and ultimate success would not be guaranteed—that the Communist...