Alon Ben-Meir

Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute [United States]

After Parkland: Murder By Congress

Reflections on the latest high school shooting in the United States and what it says about the state of American “civilization.”

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South Sudan: Losing the Last Vestiges of Our Moral Fabric

“Never again,” adopted in the wake of the Second World War, has become nothing but an empty slogan in South Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.

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Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

Violations of the free press and of human rights demand that the West reevaluate its relationship with Turkey.

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Trump Vs. America’s Children: Child Poverty In America Is Indefensible

For the country’s poor, the American dream is a living nightmare which is heightened by Trump’s ill-conceived budget.

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Annulling the Iran Deal: A Dangerous Strategic Mistake

Trump rendering the Iran deal null and void will irreparably undermine America’s global, moral and political leadership.

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The US Has to Accept North Korea as a Nuclear Power

We must accept that North Korea is a nuclear power and rely on nuclear deterrence while normalizing relations in the process.

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An Open Letter To President Trump

It is time to resign now and do so with dignity for the sake of the country.

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Trump’s “New” Strategy in Afghanistan Is Doomed To Fail

After 16 years of fighting, dispatching an additional force of 4,000 soldiers will not change anything.

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Ending Iraq’s Humanitarian Crisis

The Iraqi people must rise above sectarianism and chart their own destiny.

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Afghanistan: A Morally Corrupting War

There is no military solution to the war in Afghanistan. The solution to the debacle lies with the Afghan tribes.

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