Israeli Security

Hamas’ Relations with Iran and Saudi Arabia

Will the new Saudi king improve ties with Hamas?  Read More »

Can the West Rely on Iran?

Does the war against Islamic State provide a basis for the kind of revolution in U.S. policy toward the Middle East that some commentators are describing?   Read More »

Anatomy of a Bad Iran Deal:    A Preliminary Assessment

The West keeps raising the ceiling for the number of Iranian centrifuges.  Read More »

Syrian Rebel Document Confirms Iranian-Hizbullah Military Presence in Syrian Golan Heights

Iran and Hizbullah set up on the Syrian Golan.  Read More »

The UN Commission of Inquiry on the Gaza Conflict:
A Clear Violation of All Accepted International Rules and Norms Governing Fact-Finding Missions

Prof. Shabas and the UN blatantly violated UN standards for impartiality.  Read More »

Iran and Hizbullah Mourn Mughniyeh and Plan Revenge Worldwide

Iran’s top commander in Beirut to deliver a message and a prayer.  Read More »

Iranian Expansionism and the Nuclear Talks

Iranian expansionism in the Middle East is the best proof that if anyone is counting on a new Iran emerging, they are making a serious mistake. Iran will not abandon its nuclear ambitions.  Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Hamas’ New Base in Turkey

Hamas leader Khaled Mashal’s warm welcome in Turkey.  Read More »

Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood Have Their Sights on the West Bank and Jordan

Security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority prevents Hamas attempts to seize the West Bank.  Read More »

Iran Accelerates Arming of Hizbullah and Hamas for Possible Clash with Israel

Iran adds the West Bank to its confrontation with Israel.  Read More »

Abbas Shuts the Door to Negotiations with Israel

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 39       December 4, 2014 On Nov. 29, the Arab League approved a political action plan by PA President Mahmoud Abbas aimed at imposing the […]  Read More »