The State of Illegal Immigration 2015: Reality vs. Republican Fantasy

Author’s note: as we enter the longest government shutdown in American history as 2019 unfolds because of Trump’s border wall…

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The Republican Candidates: Substance vs. Style: What Trumps What?

The first debate(s) showed us that the Republicans are often in a war between substance and style.  Can a candidate…

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Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy II: Syria’s Civil War

Grading Obama on what has—and has not—been done by his administration regarding the Syrian Civil War Originally published on LinkedIn…

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Republicans: Wrong on Iran Deal & Constitution, Wrong for USA & Israel

It’s hard to be so wrong and silly on such substantive issues as war and peace, nuclear proliferation, improving our…

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How Not to Stop Terrorism/Gun Violence: Lessons from Republicans

How the GOP’s playbook for myopia, overreaction, and inaction empowers terrorism, violent criminals, and mass shooters Originally published on LinkedIn…

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Top Political & Foreign Policy Lessons from Game of Thrones

Top ten political and foreign policy lessons from Game of Thrones, or, how Game of Thrones can rescue us from…

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Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy I

A Sensible Grading of Obama’s Middle East Strategy, As Opposed to Republican Nonsense: Part I: Muslim World Reset, Iraq, Israel/Palestine…

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All Hail Hillary!

Her Political Nature Is Just What Washington Needs Perhaps the most substantive difference between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton involves…

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There Is No Logical Argument Against the Iran Nuclear Deal

The only alternatives to this deal are the destructive status quo of continued stalemate and standoff that destabilizes the whole…

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A Reality Check on U.S.-Russian Relations and a Way Forward

Not Time to Relax, but Not Time to Panic, Either As the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate, extremist views…

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In Time, Expect Big Changes in America’s Mideast Relationship

When It Comes to U.S. Relationships in the Middle East, Expect a Lot More Change in Coming Years and Decades.…

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Why Isn’t Anyone Giving Obama Credit for Ousting Maliki?

How the Obama Administration Removed Iraq’s Largest Political Obstacle  Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse November 2, 2014   By Brian E. Frydenborg- LinkedIn,Facebook,…

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The Israel-Hamas Gaza High-Stakes Poker Game of Death

Analyzing the Israel-Hamas High-Stakes Poker Game, Where the Chips are Human Lives and Nobody Wins Both sides deserve a lot…

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A Point of No Return for “Iraq?” ISIS march into Iraq exposes new realities

Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse June 27, 2014    Republished by Ammon News June 27, 2014 Brian E. Frydenborg- LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter (you can follow me…

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The Impeachment of Donald Trump: Russia’s Victory

Whether Trump is impeached or remains in office, Putin has already won Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse December 29, 2017 By Brian E.…

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