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Irina Tsukerman is a human rights and national security attorney based in New York. She has written extensively on geo-politics and US foreign policy for a variety of American, Israeli and other international publications.

ARTICLES BY: Irina Tsukerman

September 9, 2020 5:55 am

From Tripoli to Tripoli, Turkey’s Real Aim Is Egypt

The recent deadly and destructive explosion in Beirut raised more questions than it answered, and even the “answers” that the international community arrived at obscured in...

August 31, 2020 6:19 am

US Isolationism Leads to Globalization of Conflicts and Endless Wars

Localized conflicts are being globalized following a similar pattern of weakened or divided central government, factionalism, and proliferation of security and humanitarian issues. This trend...

August 26, 2020 4:19 am

Russia and Iran’s Dangerous Energy Gambit in the Caucasus

After Armenia’s attack on Azerbaijan’s borders on July 12, a flurry of speculative articles appeared that contained obvious disinformation intended to portray what had happened...

August 18, 2020 4:55 am

The Israel-UAE Peace Deal Highlights Morocco’s Diplomatic Eclipse

While the Israel-UAE peace agreement is rightfully seen as a diplomatic coup for the Emiratis, cementing their growing role in the region, it disappointed many...

August 7, 2020 8:54 am

Libya and Battleground Africa

Sudan’s recent announcement of the detention of 122 mercenaries heading for Libya may point to a growing interest by the Government of National Accord (GNA), the...

August 4, 2020 4:00 am

Qatar Spreads Conspiracy Theories About Israel’s Alleged Role in the Egypt-Sudan-Ethiopia Crisis

While Ethiopia has threatened to mobilize its 105 million citizens in the event that Egypt puts up obstacles to the building of the Great Ethiopian...

July 28, 2020 4:51 am

Will Israel Find Itself Facing Down Iran, Turkey, and the US in Libya?

Several reports (most recently in Makor Rishon) have been published on Libyan National Army (LNA) outreach toward Israel. The LNA makes the point that Libyans and...

July 21, 2020 4:31 am

Iran Sets Its Sights on Mecca

While most of the Western world is preoccupied with Iran’s role in Iraq and Syria, Yemen -- the “forgotten conflict” -- remains an integral and...

July 14, 2020 3:59 am

Iran’s Lawfare in Europe Normalizes Its Geopolitical Strategy

In the months following the killing of Qassem Soleimani in January, Iran has employed a combination of lawfare, aggressive diplomacy, and non-violent active measures in...

July 8, 2020 4:04 am

Is Yemen the Next Frontier of a Turkey-Russia Conflict?

In a recent video, Turkey-backed Syrian mercenaries fighting on behalf of Tripoli’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, aided by local Islamist militias,...

July 6, 2020 3:06 am

Qatar’s Anti-Saudi Seeds of the Islamist Quartet

A recent episode involving Malaysia giving cover to a fugitive radical Salafist preacher from India wanted on money laundering charges, per request by Pakistan, sheds...

June 29, 2020 5:27 am

Without a Strong US Effort, the Kurds Will Continue to Suffer

The news of Kurdish unity talks in Syria, announced in mid-April, raised the question of a shift in US strategy toward the country. The talks...

April 20, 2020 4:39 am

Turkey’s Alliance with Iran — and Sunni and Shiite Islamists

At the time of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan unleashed an...

April 19, 2020 6:25 am

Why Iran Has Trump — and America’s — Number

Despite the deadly spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Iran, which may have affected as many as 500,000 people according to internal reports, Iran’s aggression and...


Egyptian Celeb Faces Legal Action for Taking Photos With Israelis

Egyptian actor and rapper Mohamed Ramadan is facing legal action for causing "offense to the Egyptian people" after taking pictures...


An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...


In First Speech as US Secretary of State Nominee, Blinken Recalls Story of ...

In his first speech since being named as US President-elect Joe Biden's choice to be the next secretary of state,...


New Innovative Vaccines Are Safe, Says Top Israeli Virologist

CTech - Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the world for most of the past year, but new vaccines developed by Pfizer, Moderna, and others may hold the answer. With Pfizer’s...

Middle East

Syrian Army Says Israel Hits Southern Damascus in Second Strike in Week

The Syrian army said early Wednesday that Israel launched air strikes on an area in the southern outskirts of Damascus, where there is reportedly a strong Iranian military presence, in the second...

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