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22
Jul
2014

Hamas’s Attack Tunnels: Analysis and Initial Implications

Hamas’ attack tunnels create a new equation in the power balance between Israel and Hamas.   Read More »

10
Jul
2014

“The Father of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s Missile Program Is Firing at Tel Aviv”

The current round of fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza in “Operation Protective Edge,” illustrates the regional isolation of Hamas.  Read More »

10
Jul
2014

Mahmoud Abbas’ Latest ICC Bluff

To accept the Palestinians as a state would be a grave legal mistake by the ICC prosecutor.  Read More »

9
Jul
2014

Long-Range Iranian-Made Missiles Used by Hamas during “Operation Protective Edge”

Iran has not yet reacted officially to “Operation Protective Edge” currently being waged in Gaza.  Read More »

3
Jul
2014

A View of Jerusalem through the Smoke

The rioting in Jerusalem conceals Hamas-Palestinian Authority debate on Jerusalem  Read More »

11
Jun
2014

Is the Fall of Mosul in Iraq to the Jihadists a “Game Changer”?

The radical group, the “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),” has scored a huge achievement with the capture of Mosul, Iraq’s second biggest city with over 1.5 million inhabitants, and areas of the Kirkuk oil producing province.1 By controlling […]  Read More »

1
Jun
2014

Efforts to Establish a Palestinian Unity Government

The Western powers want to see a Palestinian unity government.  Read More »

28
May
2014

Europe’s Complacency in the Face of Extremism and Anti-Semitism

The appalling terrorist attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels on May 24, 2014, was carried out as millions of Europeans registered an apathetic vote at the polling booths. The results illustrate the gradual breakdown of the “European Union” ideal […]  Read More »

13
May
2014

Iran Claims to Have Replicated Downed Advanced American Drone

It is not clear how much truth there is to the Iranian claim.  Read More »

27
Apr
2014

The Myth of the Moderate Hamas

Despite speculation in the West that Hamas is moderating, in the Middle East there is no question of its militant nature.  Read More »

25
Apr
2014

The Hamas-Fatah Accord: A Legal Perspective

Hamas - and not just the Palestinian government - must accept Israel.  Read More »

25
Apr
2014

The “Shati Reconciliation Agreement” between Fatah and Hamas: A Preliminary Evaluation

Qatar may supply an economic safety net to support the Hamas-Fatah unity government.  Read More »

23
Apr
2014

Fatah Issues Threats against Egypt and Other Arab States

Fatah Issues Threats against Egypt and Arab States  Read More »

9
Apr
2014

U.S. Policy on Jerusalem

U.S. policy on Jerusalem has gone through different shifts. Back in 1948, the U.S. was originally committed to the failed internationalization proposals in UN General Assembly Resolution 181. This original position was quickly replaced in the 1950s by acceptance of […]  Read More »

7
Apr
2014

The Other Iranian Weapons Smuggling in the Middle East

Israel’s seizure of the Iranian weapons ship Klos-C near the Eritrean-Sudanese border in the Red Sea, with its cargo of advanced rockets and mortar shells, is only one example of how the Iranian regime uses the supply of arms in […]  Read More »