Diplomacy – Peace Process

Iran: “Killing of Senior Hizbullah and IRGC Officials Will Hasten Israel’s Destruction”

After the death of their commanders in Syria, Hizbullah and Iran have a dilemma.  Read More »

International Criminal Court Opens Inquiry into Possible War Crimes in Palestinian Territories

“As we have said repeatedly, we do not believe that Palestine is a state, and therefore we do not believe that it is eligible to join the ICC.” — State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke, January 16, 2015.  Read More »

Muhammad Dahlan and the Succession Battle for the PA Chairmanship

PA Chairman Abbas faces a political challenger.  Read More »

The Attack in the Golan Exposes Iran’s Growing Presence along Israel’s Borders

Three high-ranking Iranian generals on Israel’s Golan front has special meaning.  Read More »

A Clear Answer to an Old Debate: Arafat Colluded with Hamas Against Israel at the Height of the Oslo Years

Hamas confirms Arafat planned the 2000 Intifada.  Read More »

The Paris Terrorist Attacks and Hamas’ Conspiracy Theory

Hamas and Turkey blame Israel for Paris Terror.  Read More »

North African Fighters in the Syrian and Iraqi Conflict: The Reality and Implications

Jihadist fighters return from the wars to destabilize Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.  Read More »

Terrorism against France: The Hypocrisy of Hamas

Hamas is behind attacks against French Center in Gaza.  Read More »

Implications of a Visit by Senior Islamic Official to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Islamic official’s visit to al-Aqsa Mosque challenged Hamas and Arab Brotherhood.  Read More »

UN Approves PA for ICC

The Palestinians are not a sovereign state and cannot accede to the ICC statute.  Read More »

The Palestinian Strategy: Internationalization of the Conflict Plus Intifada

The Palestinian two prong strategy: internationalization and a popular intifada.  Read More »

Ten Points Regarding the Fundamental Breach by the Palestinians of the Oslo Accords

The Palestinian leadership has fundamentally violated the Oslo Accords.  Read More »

Can Tunisia Navigate the Cross-Currents of the Muslim World?

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 45       January 4, 2015 The “Arab Spring” erupted in Tunisia, the first Arab country to depose its radical Islamist government democratically and nonviolently. The results […]  Read More »

Evidence of Tension between the Military and Political Wings of Hamas

In recent weeks several reports in the Arab media have indicated that Hamas is holding the bodies of two Israeli soldiers killed in Operation Protective Edge. On December 14, 2014 the al-Arabi al-Jadeed newspaper, presumably citing Egyptian sources, reported that […]  Read More »

The Failed Palestinian Effort at the UN

Any solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must be reached through direct negotiations.  Read More »