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4
Aug
2014

The Hamas Threat to the West Is No Different from ISIS

The outgoing head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, asserted at the Aspen Security Forum in July 2014 that the fall of Hamas in the Gaza Strip would probably lead to a worse alternative along […] Read More »

3
Aug
2014

The Islamic State Ends the Centuries-Old Christian Presence in Mosul, Iraq

July 19, 2014 will go down as just another day in the calendar of humanity, characterized by many wars and events worldwide. However, that day should become a day of remembrance for Christianity in the Middle East. It is the […] Read More »

31
Jul
2014

Iran’s IRGC Quds Force Commander: “The Palestinian Resistance Movement Will Make the Sea, the Land, and Skies into Hell for the Zionists”

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27
Jul
2014

Egypt, Israel and Hamas — the Impossible Equation

It is in the national interest of both Egypt and Israel to subdue Hamas Read More »

22
Jul
2014

Hamas’s Attack Tunnels: Analysis and Initial Implications

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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 »