The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
Trump’s sanctions have solidified the IRGC’s economic empire. Shervin Ghaffari explains how U.S. sanctions have benefited the IRGC by strengthening their hold on Iran’s economy.
Pompeo buries the two-state solution with new policy on Israeli settlements. Mitchell Plitnick comments on the Trump administration’s decision to give Israel a pass on their illegal settlements.
America’s arms sales addiction. William Hartung reviews the ugly history of U.S. arms sales in the Middle East.