Archive for ‘Steven Ward’


What’s Next for Iran?

The U.S. has decided to send additional troops to Saudi Arabia after an attack on an oil facility that seriously impacted the country’s oil production […] More


Iran’s Next Surprise

When he became Secretary of Defense in early 2001, Donald Rumsfeld publicly expressed his concern about the inevitability of surprise. He often reminded other officials […] More


Restoring Deterrence with Iran

Former Senior CIA Analyst Steven Ward provides important context for understanding how the U.S. can best deter Iran and achieve its goals while de-escalating rising […] More


Iran’s Dire Straits

In early July, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to prevent other countries from exporting oil if U.S. sanctions prevented Iran from selling its oil. Senior Islamic […] More


A Punch in the Nose for Iran

Now that President Donald Trump has demonstrated his willingness to get tough with a regional bad actor by using a cruise missile attack to punish […] More