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27
Dec
2012

Syria: Has the Assad Regime Reached the Terminal Phase?

The Syrian regime is steadily losing ground to rebel forces, since as much as 60 to 70 percent of the territory has fallen into their hands. Read More »

30
Sep
2012

Iran’s Response to Netanyahu’s UN Speech:
Israel, Not Iran, Is the Problem

Iran’s leadership, UN representatives, and state-run media responded to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s UN speech with a coordinated line that presents Israel as the problem instead of Iran, which is said to be pursuing a nuclear program for peaceful purposes […] Read More »

28
Sep
2012

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Red Line on Iran

In his UN address on September 27, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the advances that had transpired in the Iranian nuclear program. He broke down the progress Iran has been making into three stages which mark the extent to which […] Read More »

25
Sep
2012

The Psychological Asymmetry between Israel and Hamas

In the conventional wisdom and historical sense of “winning wars,” the photo of the white flag, the raised hands and the empty shoes of fleeing enemy soldiers used to be the staple of Israeli “victory” albums. But after this latest […] Read More »

16
Aug
2012

Intelligence Document Reveals Muslim Brotherhood Role in Egyptian Revolution

An official Egyptian intelligence document reveals the central Muslim Brotherhood role in the Egyptian revolution. Read More »

17
Jul
2012

Moment of Truth Approaching in Damascus

In his instructions to the rebel forces, Free Syrian Army commander Riad al-Asaad outlined the main points of his battle plan. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, Asaad ordered the rebel forces in southern Syria and in the rural part of Damascus to make their way to the neighborhoods of Damascus. Read More »

20
Jun
2012

Dore Gold discussing the Muslim Brotherhood with Neil Cavuto on Fox News

Neil Cavuto on Fox News with Amb. Dore Gold The Muslim Brotherhood Click here Read More »

20
Jun
2012

Where is The Muslim Brotherhood Headed?

The Muslim Brotherhood is increasingly at the center of a heated political controversy in the U.S.and among its Western allies. Foreign Affairs, an important weathervane of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, featured in its March-April issue an article by Robert S. Leiken and Steven Brooke arguing that the Muslim Brotherhood had become a moderate organization. Read More »

20
Jun
2012

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood: In Their Own Words

The Muslim Brotherhood's second-in-command, Rashad al-Bayumi, announced in an interview with Japanese TV that the group would join a transitional government in order to cancel the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel Read More »

16
Apr
2012

The Challenge of the West’s Negotiations with Iran

Unquestionably, in upcoming negotiations, the West must get Iran to halt enrichment. At this point, it appears that Washington is particularly focused on Iran’s production of 20% enriched uranium, which it views as an “urgent priority” for the upcoming talks. Read More »

21
Mar
2012

Saudi Wahhabism Expands into Libya

The tension between the traditional Sufis and the Salafis has become a key divide in Libyan politics. Read More »

20
Mar
2012

Egypt: ‘Islamocracy’ under Military Rule

Will Egypt's Islamists accept the military as the country's source of power and authority? Since the beginning of the revolution against Mubarak, the Muslim Brotherhood has avoided any direct confrontation with the military and has repeatedly sought dialog with it. Indeed, since the Brotherhood is focused on domestic policy, it should have no intrinsic problem accepting the fact that the military will decide on matters of national security and foreign policy, at least initially. Read More »

5
Mar
2012

The New Egyptian Parliament Takes Aim at the Camp David Accords

The new Egyptian Parliament recently issued a statement undermining the 1979 peace accord. Read More »

2
Mar
2012

Heading for War between the Two Sudans?

Since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in July 2011, there have been numerous clashes along their common border. Read More »

8
Feb
2012

The New PA-Hamas Agreement: Opening the Gates to the Trojan Horse

The Hamas leaders are trying to implement the strategy of the Arab Spring in the Palestinian arena.

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