Articles

The Islamic Armageddon Lies between Turkey and ISIS

Do ISIS and Turkey hold competing views of the Caliphate?  Read More »

Egyptian President Sisi Calls for Reform of Islam

Egypt’s Sisi: “We are in need of a religious revolution.”  Read More »

Can the West Rely on Iran?

Does the war against Islamic State provide a basis for the kind of revolution in U.S. policy toward the Middle East that some commentators are describing?   Read More »

The UN Commission of Inquiry on the Gaza Conflict:
A Clear Violation of All Accepted International Rules and Norms Governing Fact-Finding Missions

Prof. Shabas and the UN blatantly violated UN standards for impartiality.  Read More »

How the UN Mixes Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Israeli War Crimes

The United Nations’ discussions on the Holocaust serve to mask underlying anti-Semitism.  Read More »

Iranian Expansionism and the Nuclear Talks

Iranian expansionism in the Middle East is the best proof that if anyone is counting on a new Iran emerging, they are making a serious mistake. Iran will not abandon its nuclear ambitions.  Read More »

Iran: “Killing of Senior Hizbullah and IRGC Officials Will Hasten Israel’s Destruction”

After the death of their commanders in Syria, Hizbullah and Iran have a dilemma.  Read More »

International Criminal Court Opens Inquiry into Possible War Crimes in Palestinian Territories

“As we have said repeatedly, we do not believe that Palestine is a state, and therefore we do not believe that it is eligible to join the ICC.” — State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke, January 16, 2015.  Read More »

Isolated Incidents or Global War?

In response to the first attack in Paris on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a member of a jihadi forum, affiliated with ISIS, wrote a very striking explanation as to why France in particular was targeted.   Read More »

A Clear Answer to an Old Debate: Arafat Colluded with Hamas Against Israel at the Height of the Oslo Years

Hamas confirms Arafat planned the 2000 Intifada.  Read More »

North African Fighters in the Syrian and Iraqi Conflict: The Reality and Implications

Jihadist fighters return from the wars to destabilize Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.  Read More »

Can Tunisia Navigate the Cross-Currents of the Muslim World?

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 45       January 4, 2015 The “Arab Spring” erupted in Tunisia, the first Arab country to depose its radical Islamist government democratically and nonviolently. The results […]  Read More »

Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood Have Their Sights on the West Bank and Jordan

Security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority prevents Hamas attempts to seize the West Bank.  Read More »

Iran Accelerates Arming of Hizbullah and Hamas for Possible Clash with Israel

Iran adds the West Bank to its confrontation with Israel.  Read More »

Unmasking BDS: Radical Roots, Extremist Ends

Global BDS activists exploited the 2014 Gaza conflict to reinvigorate their political and economic warfare campaign against Israel.   Read More »