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Shoshana Bryen is Senior Director of The Jewish Policy Center. She has more than 30 years of experience as an analyst of U.S. defense policy and Middle East affairs, and has run programs and conferences with American military personnel in various countries. The former Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA, Mrs. Bryen was for 17 years author of the widely read and republished JINSA Reports. After serving as JINSA's Executive Director during the 1980s, she focused on planning and running national security related programs and conferences in the U.S., Israel, Jordan, Taiwan and elsewhere. She has worked with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College and the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and lectured at the National Defense University in Washington. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Sun and Defense News, among other outlets, as well as in JINSA Reports.

ARTICLES BY: Shoshana Bryen

May 20, 2019 7:00 am

A Middle Ground on Trump and Orbán at the White House

Despite the fact that the Trump administration has spent two years communicating its concerns with Hungary regarding academic freedom, antisemitism, and other illiberal positions of...

May 7, 2019 7:42 am

The Iranian Mullahs Are Nervous

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s appearance over the weekend on CBS’s Face the Nation showed him trying to convince someone -- his minders at home, perhaps --...

May 1, 2019 12:04 pm

The Reality of the ‘Two-State Solution’

Last week, Jared Kushner, one of the Trump administration’s point men on the Middle East, dispensed with the term “two-state solution.” “The two-state solution has failed,”...

April 4, 2019 8:38 am

Gaza Rebellion as the Arab Spring

For the past year, Hamas has pushed Palestinians to demonstrate and riot on Fridays along the Gaza-Israel fence. The civilians, of which there are many,...

March 27, 2019 10:36 am

In Syria, Russia Reveals Its Nefarious Aims and Alliance with Iran

It is amazing how little Bashar Assad and the Syrian government have to do with the disposition of Syrian assets and territory, as the murderous rampage of the last...

February 27, 2019 7:21 am

What Is Venezuela Really About? Russia, Iran, China, and More

The Russian- and Cuban-supported Maduro regime is getting bolder in its attempts to crush the people of Venezuela, and is now working to block aid...

February 20, 2019 11:24 am

A Palestinian Terrorist Too Brutal for Fatah

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has finally found a terrorist act committed by a Palestinian against an Israeli that it wants to disassociate from. The horrific...

January 25, 2019 11:07 am

Finally Signs of Hope for Venezuela?

Is it too soon to cheer for the Venezuelan people, who have taken their future into their own hands -- and at grave risk? Is...

January 16, 2019 5:17 am

Why Israel Must Seek the Golan Heights Now

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a public declaration of Israel's interest in having the United States recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Senators...

December 27, 2018 9:29 am

Iran’s War in Yemen: America’s Problem

“The Senate voted on Thursday to end American military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen,” wrote The New York Times in a recent article...

November 29, 2018 11:36 am

Will Trump Stand Up to Russia — Like Reagan?

Every story has a starting point. Don't start with the Russian capture this week of two (or three) Ukrainian ships and the injury to three...

November 16, 2018 10:39 am

How Hamas Wins

Hamas wins. That’s the worst sentence to write. When this happens, the people of the Gaza Strip lose and the people of Israel lose. But...

May 24, 2018 4:07 pm

Layla and Ammar: A Gaza Story

A child who has suffered death is always to be mourned; the ruin of another is to be mourned, as well. The stories of Layla...

May 15, 2018 8:40 am

The Palestinian Authority’s ‘Day of Rage’ Smacks of Desperation

The Palestinian Authority called for a “Day of Rage” to protest the opening of the American Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. Such Days of Rage...


Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...

Madonna Gets Into Eurovision Groove in Tel Aviv

Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an...

Actress Rachel McAdams Attends Eurovision in Israel to Research New Film Role

Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is currently in Israel researching for her upcoming role in the new...


Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...


Polish Prime Minister: Reparations for Jewish Property Stolen During the Ho...

The Prime Minister of Poland has declared that paying compensation for Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust would be a...


White House Announces ‘Economic Workshop’ in Bahrain as First S...

The Trump administration has announced plans to host a regional "economic workshop” as the first stage of its much-anticipated Middle East...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Says It Seeks to Avert War, Ball in Iran’s Court

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets,...