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26
Apr
2015

The Power Struggle for Leadership of the Palestinian Authority

Reconciliation Efforts between the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas and Mohammad Dahlan.  Read More »

16
Apr
2015

Holocaust Denial Is Alive and Well in Iran

Iran stages cartoon contest to deny and mock the Holocaust.  Read More »

14
Apr
2015

Does Iran’s Navy Directly Arm Its Jihadist Allies?

U.S. Navy inspects ship for weapons headed to Yemen’s Houthis.  Read More »

3
Apr
2015

The Flawed Underpinnings of the New Nuclear Understandings with Iran

The underlying flaw in the new nuclear understandings between the P5+1 and Iran is the fact that it leaves Iran's vast nuclear infrastructure intact.   Read More »

23
Mar
2015

Syrian Opposition also Opposes Nuclear Iran

Syrian opposition leaders speak out on Iran’s nuclear plans and Israel.  Read More »

19
Mar
2015

The Islamic State Has Saved Bashar Assad’s Regime

The U.S. fears a collapse of the Assad regime.  Read More »

12
Mar
2015

The Palestinian Authority’s New Economic Strategy

Palestinian leaders discuss an economic revolt to break Oslo Accords constraints.   Read More »

9
Mar
2015

Is the PLO Threat to End Security Coordination with Israel an Empty Threat?

How real is the threat to cut Palestinian security cooperation with Israel?  Read More »

8
Mar
2015

Iran’s Show of Force Aimed at Pressuring the Nuclear Talks

Iran’s declared strategy: military threats and diplomatic talks.  Read More »

4
Mar
2015

Iran Deploys Afghan Shiite Brigade to Spread Its Control in Southern Syria

Revolutionary Guard commands force near Israel and Jordan.  Read More »

15
Feb
2015

Hamas’ Relations with Iran and Saudi Arabia

Will the new Saudi king improve ties with Hamas?  Read More »

12
Feb
2015

Anatomy of a Bad Iran Deal:    A Preliminary Assessment

The West keeps raising the ceiling for the number of Iranian centrifuges.  Read More »

12
Feb
2015

Qatar and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Incitement Campaign against Egypt

Will the  new Saudi king calm the tension?  Read More »

11
Feb
2015

Shi’ites Establish Themselves in Sunni Mosque in Damascus

Shi’ite move into Grand Mosque of Damascus “reprehensible and unprecedented,” says Saudi Al Arabiya  Read More »

8
Feb
2015

Syrian Rebel Document Confirms Iranian-Hizbullah Military Presence in Syrian Golan Heights

Iran and Hizbullah set up on the Syrian Golan.  Read More »