Thomas H. Henriksen

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Why Did the Obama Administration Break News of the Iran Plot Today?

Today’s news that the Department of Justice foiled an Iranian assassination plot against Saudi ambassador Adel Al-Jubeir raises several questions about the Obama administration’s actions regarding this event. First, I find the timing of the release interesting, to say the

North Korea: Let China Pay the Bill

Once again, North Korea is in the news with a fresh provocation to its South Korean neighbor and the region. This time Pyongyang has fired salvos of artillery rounds onto South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island, killing two South Korean soldiers and

Obama's Speech: Obligatory, Not Satisfying

President Obama’s speech was a somewhat cover-all-the-bases address. It will not change the direction of U.S. domestic or international policy. President Obama hinted at going on “the offensive” because of the ending of the combat mission in Iraq. But he