The Middle East

The Middle East: In-Depth Reports

Why France Attacked Syrian Chemical Weapons Facilities

French participation in the coalition that attacked Syria is part of Macron’s effort to maintain France’s position as a leading power now that the United Kingdom is leaving Europe Read More »

Israel at 70: Flourishing against All Odds

Israel is celebrating 70 years of national independence, and there’s a huge irony in that number. For it was in the year 70 that the last Jewish Commonwealth was destroyed by the Roman Empire, and the Temple, the center of […] Read More »

The Implications of the Syrian T-4 Air Base Bombing

Confrontation with Iran on Syrian territory Read More »

Israel Sent a Clear Message to Iran in Syria

Israel caused great damage to Syria’s anti-aircraft systems. Read More »

Assad is More Dangerous than ISIS

After the raid on Syria’s chemical warfare installations, what’s next? Read More »

Why Egypt Is Concerned about Gaza

The Hamas “Return March” could overrun the Egyptian border, too. Read More »

The Gaza “Return March” Splits Hamas and Organizers

The project’s failure leads to major disagreements between NGOs and Hamas Read More »

The Hamas Gimmick that Failed

Why the Hamas “Great March of Return” hit a dead end.

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Why Israeli Rule in the West Bank Is Legal under International Law

An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen Read More »

Israel and Syria: The UN and the Distortion of International Law

The problem with the UN Human Rights Council is that it’s distorting international law, focusing on the wrong issues and leaving some of the greatest abuses of human rights since World War II unanswered. Read More »

Yemen’s Houthis Target Vital Saudi Arabian Infrastructure and Cities

Houthis mark third anniversary of Saudi military campaign Read More »

The Palestinian “Return March” – A Futile Publicity Stunt

Another Hamas exploitation of Gaza civilians Read More »

Are the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas Mobilizing to Take Over the PLO?

International Islamic organizations support Hamas/Brotherhood efforts Read More »

Problems with the Current Palestinian Leadership, Extremism in Charities, and Anti-Semitism in England – William Shawcross

The growth of anti-Semitism in Europe is one of the most appalling features of life today. Read More »

Checking the Washington Post’s Fact Checker

Factual and moral clarity absent in column on PA payments to terrorists Read More »