Articles

The Failure To Deter Genocide

Last month much of the international media became engaged in the question of how the world had handled in recent decades the most heinous crime against humanity: genocide. Read More »

Israeli Security Policy in Syria

The attempted Hizbullah attack thwarted on the Golan Heights and the air strikes attributed the Israeli Air Force on against military targets in Syria join a series of similar incidents over the past three years. Read More »

France’s Position on the Emerging Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Why France has a different view of Iran than the United States Read More »

Why Does The West Apologize To Iran?

It is impossible to explain the present policy of the Obama administration toward Iran without an understanding of how a large part of the American foreign policy establishment actually believes that America shares the blame for the deterioration of relations […] Read More »

Khamenei Redefines Iran’s Red Lines for Nuclear Talks

After nuclear “agreement,” Iranian leaders stake out hard line positions. Read More »

Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War against the U.S. and the West

Tehran has used its weapons deliveries to fuel a number of regional insurgencies, like the Houthi revolt in Yemen. – Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War. Read More »

The Saudi Military Intervention in Yemen

What lies behind the Arab coalition attack on Yemen? Read More »

The Libyan Quagmire

The civil war in Libya could drag in African, Arab and Western nations. Read More »

Iran Takes Over Iraq

General David Petraeus is the best known top American officer from the Iraq War. There are only a few in the U.S. who know more about internal developments in Iraq than he does. Read More »

Iran’s Defiance: Flaunting a Cruise Missile with 2,500 Km. Range

Despite critical nuclear negotiations, Iran defiantly unveils new missile. Read More »

A Bad Agreement with Iran Will Undermine Middle East  Stability

Iran regards itself as spearheading a redress of historical injustices that relegated the Shiites to a minor status in the Arab and Islamic world. Read More »

Israel and the Gaza Strip: Why Economic Sanctions Are Not Collective Punishment

Swiss Jewry: Between Continuity and Decline

INTRODUCTION In 2010,1 after 146 years2 of continuous existence, the Jewish community of Lucerne seemed to be on the verge of disappearance.3 There were only sixty, mostly elderly members. Hugo Benjamin, head of Lucerne’s Jewish community, announced to the media: […] Read More »

Germany and a Nuclear Iran

Contemporary Germany is personified by Chancellor Angela Merkel. In her famous address to Israel’s Knesset in March 2008, she declared that she would not refrain from “using additional, tougher sanctions to convince Iran to stop its nuclear program.” Read More »

Palestinians, Arabs, and the Holocaust

One of the major Palestinian Arab arguments regarding the establishment of the state of Israel is that the West facilitated its founding out of guilt over the Holocaust. Read More »