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The Geneva Agreement: The Devil Is Not in the Details But in the Wider Picture

It is easy to reduce any analysis of the Geneva agreement to the number of centrifuges Iran will still have and the levels of enrichment that are permitted.   Read More »

Iran Looks Beyond the Nuclear Talks

Iran sees itself coming to the nuclear negotiations from a position of strength.  Read More »

Media Bias and Iran’s ‘Right’ to Enrich Uranium

Last weekend, the International Atomic Energy Agency published one of its regular reports on the status of the Iranian nuclear program.  Read More »

The Emerging Geneva Agreement with Iran

Allowing the Iranians to continue to produce 3.5%-enriched uranium is unacceptable.  Read More »

The Assault on Resolution 242

With unconfirmed rumors appearing in the press about what is likely to happen in the peace process in the months ahead, now is the time to recall exactly what Israel’s rights are in its territorial dispute with the Palestinians over the future of the West Bank.  Read More »

Passport Control: An Examination of U.S. Policy on Jerusalem

Designation of place of birth on passports is neither tantamount to the establishment of foreign policy nor to its implementation  Read More »

Sisi Fever: Will the General be the Next President of Egypt?

The mood of Egyptians has changed from friendship and admiration toward the U.S. to open hostility.   Read More »

Still Bickering Over Balfour

Last year, on the 95th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the former Palestinian minister, Nabil Shaath, wrote an article in the Daily Telegraph attacking Britain for issuing its famous statement of support for the establishment in Eretz Yisrael of a […]  Read More »

Attack on the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut

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Iran vs. the West: Endgame?

Iran is not entering the nuclear negotiations out of weakness, but, rather, from a position of strength.  Read More »

Iran’s First ‘Charm Offensive’

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani’s recent U.N. visit was not the first time a top Iranian official succeeded in hoodwinking the West and especially its leading newspapers and media outlets.   Read More »

Timeline of Main Events in The History of Israel

Timeline of Main Events in The History of Israel  Read More »

After the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Is Hamas in Gaza Next in Line?

Vol. 13, No. 27    1 October 2013  Egypt has finally decided to tackle the security threat from the Sinai Peninsula, a region that was nearly under the control of jihadist organizations with links to al-Qaeda and Hamas. The Egyptian army’s […]  Read More »

The Holes in Rouhani’s Charm Offensive

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani’s efforts to change Western perceptions of Iran are already being called a “charm offensive.” Imitating Russian President Vladimir Putin, who wrote an op-ed in The New York Times, Rouhani decided to place an article in one […]  Read More »

Charm Offensive? Hostile Iranian Messages on the Eve of Rouhani’s UN Visit

Vol. 13, No. 26    24 September 2013 With Iranian President Rouhani speaking at the UN in New York, it is useful to see the messages coming out of Tehran from an annual military parade held on Sept. 22, 2013. Significantly, […]  Read More »