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The Status of Western Military Aid to Kurdish Peshmerga Forces

Kurdish peshmerga fighters may have the will, do they have the means?  Read More »

Israeli Security Policy in Syria

The attempted Hizbullah attack thwarted on the Golan Heights and the air strikes attributed the Israeli Air Force on against military targets in Syria join a series of similar incidents over the past three years.  Read More »

France’s Position on the Emerging Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Why France has a different view of Iran than the United States  Read More »

Khamenei Redefines Iran’s Red Lines for Nuclear Talks

After nuclear “agreement,” Iranian leaders stake out hard line positions.  Read More »

The Saudi Military Intervention in Yemen

What lies behind the Arab coalition attack on Yemen?  Read More »

The Libyan Quagmire

The civil war in Libya could drag in African, Arab and Western nations.  Read More »

Iran’s Defiance: Flaunting a Cruise Missile with 2,500 Km. Range

Despite critical nuclear negotiations, Iran defiantly unveils new missile.  Read More »

A Bad Agreement with Iran Will Undermine Middle East  Stability

Iran regards itself as spearheading a redress of historical injustices that relegated the Shiites to a minor status in the Arab and Islamic world.   Read More »

The Islamic Armageddon Lies between Turkey and ISIS

Do ISIS and Turkey hold competing views of the Caliphate?  Read More »

Egyptian President Sisi Calls for Reform of Islam

Egypt’s Sisi: “We are in need of a religious revolution.”  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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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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 »

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