* Iran’s Revolutionary Guard inaugurates new underground missile facility Guard commander Gen. Hossein Salami says cruise and ballistic missiles stored at the site will empower force’s navy further.
* 'Israel will be hit by 2,000 missiles a day in future war' - IDF general “They know they cannot defeat us on the battlefield so they try to move the war to a second front and that is our homes and in our cities.”
* WATCH: Iran reveals new ‘missile city’ with advanced capabilities Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ naval unit introduced a new “missile city” at an undisclosed location on Monday.
* Is the US misjudging the Middle East’s power shifts? Vali Nasr's view "Pivot to Asia." It was the catchphrase floating around Washington DC's foreign policy circles in 2009 when President Obama first took office.
* Is Israel Slowly Building a Military Alliance in Persian Gulf? Upgrades to existing relationships are only upgrades and nothing more. “Peace agreements” is a misnomer when applied to such upgrades.
* Biden Can Trigger a Regional War by Reviving the Nuclear Deal Governments in the Middle East have a valid reason to be concerned about the nuclear deal. They have already witnessed its negative consequences.
* Stop Giving Putin a Free Pass to Europe's Backyard Western powers have effectively given Vladimir Putin a free pass in Europe's backyard: the Balkans and the Middle East.
* Pope says 10th anniversary of Syrian civil war must spur peace efforts Pope Francis called the Syrian civil war one of the worst humanitarian crises of current times on Sunday, saying its 10th anniversary should spur all to seek “a sliver of hope” for a devastated nation.
* After a decade of war, Assad’s presidency is intact but under tutelage Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity, but he has managed to save his regime at the cost of Syria’s destruction, thanks to his Russian and Iranian allies.
* How Putin unintentionally proved Kahane's point Most of the west condemned the Russian annexation of Crimea, but no one was determined enough to do anything to stop it. Op-ed.