Articles

Boko Haram and the Future of Nigeria

Subduing Boko Haram is in the West’s interest.  Read More »

Palestinian Reconciliation and the Rising Power of Hamas and Islamic Jihad: An Iranian Windfall

With the reconciliation agreement, Abbas is preparing to integrate Hamas and Islamic Jihad into the PLO.  Read More »

The Rock and Roll Boycott of Israel

Overall, the cultural boycott of Israel appears to be losing ground.  Read More »

Iranian Strategy Feeds Off Perceived Western Weakness

Institute for Contemporary Affairs, founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation  Vol. 14, No. 12    May 1, 2014 With a further round of the nuclear talks between Iran and the West to be held in mid-May, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali […]  Read More »

Palestinian Manipulation of the International Community

The lengthy and continuing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has evolved, over the years, through various phases or cycles of terror on the one hand, and attempts at peace-making on the other.   Read More »

Egypt and Saudi Arabia Battle the Jihadist Current

Saudi Arabia has decided to join the battle against jihadists in the Middle East  Read More »

Palestinian Deception and the Unwarranted Trust of the West: The Case of Palestinian Accession to International Conventions

The hurried acceptance of the Palestinian applications by the UN is a serious violations of international law.   Read More »

The Crisis in the Peace Talks Was Pre-Planned by the Palestinians

Institute for Contemporary Affairs, founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 9    April 10, 2014  In March 2014, Saeb Erekat, the head of the Palestinian negotiating team, prepared a 65-page document that surveys the diplomatic process and […]  Read More »

Israel’s Relationship with the UN Human Rights Council: Is There Hope for Change?

The UN Human Rights Council has been characterized by an obsessive bias toward Israel.  Read More »

Changing the Historical Narrative: Saeb Erekat’s New Spin

The Palestinians have not lived in the country for generations, but rather are immigrants who arrived relatively recently.  Read More »

Iran’s Fortunes Rising in a Middle East Vacuum

Iran is behind recent attacks on Israel’s northern and southern borders.  Read More »

Arafat and the Jewish State: Setting the Record Straight

To say that Arafat recognized Israel as the Jewish state is a clear distortion of the historical record.   Read More »

Egyptian Field Marshal Abd El-Fattah El-Sisi: A Profile

Field Marshal Sisi is viewed as a superhero who saved Egypt from anarchy and civil war.  Read More »

How Nuclear Talks Help Iran Dominate the Middle East

Iran foresees no substantial danger as it keeps marching toward its strategic goals.   Read More »

What is the Real BDS Endgame? The Elimination of Israel

BDS promotes values that are in opposition to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.   Read More »