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7
May
2017

Hamas’ New Political Document: Its Implications and Objectives

New Hamas document is no different than previous charter Read More »

20
Apr
2017

The Legacy of the Taliban: Sunni Allies of Tehran

The West must not allow terror sanctuaries to grow, thrive, and be used to plan attacks against the West. Read More »

19
Apr
2017

Who is Marwan Barghouti?

Barghouti, leader of the Al-Aqsa Brigades, operated under the direct command of Yasser Arafat. Read More »

12
Apr
2017

Rising Tensions in Gaza after PA Cuts Salaries

The State Department published a travel warning on April 11 that called on all U.S. citizens to evacuate Gaza immediately, and to be careful in the West Bank and in Israel. It put special emphasis on the volatile situation in […] Read More »

9
Apr
2017

Does the U.S. Attack in Syria Risk a Regional War?

The U.S. also sent a message to Iran and North Korea with its attack in Syria. Read More »

5
Apr
2017

Revised Hamas Charter Is Not Acceptable to Gaza Leadership

Hamas has not renounced its principles but simply “powdered” them slightly. Read More »

30
Mar
2017

New Moves toward a Peace Agreement Must Consider Israeli Public Opinion

New poll reflects Israeli suspicions of Palestinian intentions. Read More »

29
Mar
2017

Israeli-Palestinian Coordination Against Hamas

Can Mahmoud Abbas help thwart a Hamas attack on Israel? Read More »

27
Mar
2017

Does the Assassination of a Senior Hamas Member in Gaza Mean Escalation?

Hamas says Israel was behind the killing of Mazen Fuqha. Read More »

23
Mar
2017

Mahmoud Abbas Against Freedom of Expression

Abbas will crush any criticism against him with an iron fist. Read More »

16
Mar
2017

The Legal Veracity of the Balfour Declaration

Was the Balfour Declaration a Legal Document? Read More »

14
Mar
2017

Trump’s Envoy Visits an Anxious Ramallah

The Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas faces two challenges Read More »

27
Feb
2017

Is Dahlan Planning a Coup Against Abbas?

Patronage, politics, and paranoia Read More »

23
Feb
2017

The Palestinian Authority’s Succession Struggle Continues

Who comes after Abbas? Read More »

16
Feb
2017

Does Hamas’ New Leader Portend War in Gaza?

Yahya Sinwar’s aggressive military plans Read More »