Qatar’s stand off with Saudi Arabia has engulfed the Middle East, and the ensuing propaganda war has now spread into the United States. Qatar takes no prisoners, and has engaged in damaging character assassination tactics against its foes, which include the United States, Israel, American Jews, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and anyone critical of Doha, in no […]
Irina Tsukerman received her B.A. in International/Intercultural Studies and Middle East Studies from Fordham University in 2006, and J.D. with a focus on National Security from Fordham University School of Law in 2009, where she helped found, and later ran, the local chapter of the National Security and Law Society. From 2014-2015, she served as the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s National and Homeland Security Committee Vice Chair. She also published an essay on cybersecurity with the EastWest Institute. Irina is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in Spanish, and her other passions include peace-building, public diplomacy, and international law. Currently, Irina is a columnist at Morocco World News, and has also published a variety of articles dealing with human rights, security issues, international affairs, and geopolitics in an assortment of publications.
Korea, Russia, Jerusalem, Iran — what about national security right here at home? The Trump administration should abolish the arguably unconstitutional TSA, itself immune from security. Recent scandals included staff linked to terrorism. Indeed, a Somali warlord passed a TSA background check to work at a DC airport while TSA battles the scourge of breast […]
The recent terrorist attack in New York City, which took the lives of eight people, and was perpetrated by an Uzbek Uber driver, in the United States on diversity visa, has led to the latest heated reexamination of our immigration system. President Trump accused Democratic minority leader and New York Senator Chuck Schumer of masterminding the […]
The real story with Russia was not the series of stupid meetings between Trump campaign officials and diplomats who were trying to set them up, playing on Trump’s admiration of Putin. The story that should have been all over the front pages then, and now, is the complete lack of security infrastructure across our government, […]