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3
Nov
2016

Lebanon under General Michel Aoun – A Profile and a Preliminary Assessment

President must walk a tightrope at age 81 Read More »

1
Nov
2016

Have Some of the Palestinian Security Forces Gone Rogue?

Another attack on Israelis by a Palestinian officer. Read More »

30
Oct
2016

Dore Gold Returns to Head the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Gold returns after serving as Director General of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Read More »

30
Oct
2016

UNESCO’s Regrettable Self-Assisted Suicide

UNESCO denies Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem Read More »

26
Oct
2016

The Battle for Mosul and Its Aftermath

Who are the actors and why Turkey may not follow the script Read More »

22
Sep
2016

Will the Obama-Netanyahu Talks Impact on U.S. Elections?

Words in New York and actions in the Middle East Read More »

13
Sep
2016

A Shift in the Islamic Center of Gravity?

Iran and Saudi Arabia argue over which is the holiest city. Read More »

7
Sep
2016

Israel’s Rights in the Territories under International Law

Reference to the “Palestinian territories” is a complete fallacy. Read More »

7
Sep
2016

A New Law Aims to Make Building Churches in Egypt Easier – but Will It Work?

New Egyptian law may repeal old Ottoman restrictions, but will it stop anti-Christian hate? Read More »

6
Sep
2016

Iran Is Courting Hamas

Anti-Israel solidarity papers over Sunni-Shiite animosity Read More »

5
Sep
2016

The Islamic State – the Beginning of the End

The shrinking Caliphate in Iraq, Syria and beyond Read More »

29
Aug
2016

Egypt and Jordan Fear a Hamas Victory in the West Bank

Sharp divisions within Abbas’ Fatah organization Read More »

24
Aug
2016

The Hot Arab Summer in the West Bank

Internal tensions continue in Palestinian cities. Read More »

22
Aug
2016

A Road to Bypass Mahmoud Abbas?

Will Abbas become irrelevant? Read More »

22
Aug
2016

The PA, Based in Ramallah, Faces Opposition in Other Towns

Gun battles in Nablus and Tulkarem Read More »