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16
Jan
2018

With his Ramallah Rant, Mahmoud Abbas Declares Intention to Proclaim a Palestinian Entity

Palestinian Authority leader denounces President Trump and Any American Role in Peace Process Read More »

14
Jan
2018

When Old Conventions Fall

The validity of the Palestinian narrative is waning. Will this spur a shift in Palestinian policy? Read More »

11
Jan
2018

Has the “Arab Spring” Returned to Tunisia?

Tunisia employs a safety valve on protests. Read More »

10
Jan
2018

Palestinian Capital in Abu Dis or Ramallah?

Even in the Arab world, the location of the capital is debated Read More »

3
Jan
2018

A Changed Saudi Arabia

Israel and Saudi Arabia share common concerns. Read More »

1
Jan
2018

Protests Spread Across Iran

The demonstrators in Iran: we are more important than Syria, Gaza, and Lebanon Read More »

28
Dec
2017

Iran Ignores Israel’s Warnings

Iran prepares for the arrival of Shiite militias in the Golan Heights and Southern Lebanon Read More »

20
Dec
2017

Chinese Troops Arrive in Syria to Fight Uyghur Rebels

A Chinese attempt to contain Chinese Muslim rebels in Syria Read More »

17
Dec
2017

Mahmoud Abbas vs. Donald Trump

The Palestinians’ futile charge against the Jerusalem declaration Read More »

13
Dec
2017

Can Iran and Its Proxies Be Restrained in Syria?

What do the (reported) Israeli attacks against Iranian assets in Syria signify? Read More »

11
Dec
2017

Iran Dispatches a Senior Commander of the Shiite Foreign Legion to Southern Lebanon

Iranian involvement is irrefutable Read More »

6
Dec
2017

Palestinian Reactions on Jerusalem – “Popular Protests” Are Not Spontaneous

A comprehensive counter-attack by the Palestinian Authority, Fatah, Hamas Read More »

30
Nov
2017

Is Reconciliation between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority Possible?

What if Hamas refuses to disarm? Read More »

26
Nov
2017

The “Black Friday” Massacre in the Sinai Mosque

The Islamic State Is Still Alive and Kicking Read More »

23
Nov
2017

Angela Merkel Faces Her Greatest Electoral Test

Will the electoral crisis affect Germany’s policies in the Middle East? Read More »