Jerusalem Issue Briefs

Presentations by top-level political and military experts for the diplomatic corps and the foreign press, published through the Institute for Contemporary Affairs.

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Vital Points on the Iran Deal: Major Flaws and Positive Elements

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Questions and Answers about the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

Vol. 15, No. 26    August 26, 2015 Is it a good deal? Even by the criteria that the Americans declared at the start of the talks and during them, it is a bad deal. The question, however, is tautological […]  Read More »

Condemnation and Condolence by the UN Secretary General — Genuine or Politically Biased?

In the strong condemnation by the UN Secretary General dated July 31, 2015, issued hours after the tragic event, in a statement attributable to his spokesman, his expression of condolences to the family and his call for the perpetrators to be brought to justice were clearly pertinent and justified.  Read More »

B’Tselem – Less Reliability and Credibility, More Politics

B’Tselem’s reliance for its funding and sources of information on partisan political organizations places the organization’s credibility and reputation in question.  Read More »

Egypt Accuses Turkey of Subversion

Egypt claims to have captured Turkish intelligence officers.  Read More »

The Islamic State Deepens Its Presence in North Africa

The terrorist attack in Tunisia underscores the dangers of the Jihadists.
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The Palestinian Leadership’s Regression in the Peace Process

Palestinian official presents his uncompromising plans.  Read More »

U.S. Administration Highlights Iran’s Involvement in Terror

U.S. Government documents Iran’s international terrorism.  Read More »

The Iranian President Toes the Supreme Leader’s Red Lines

Iranian “red lines” are clear.  Are they clear in Washington?  Read More »

Much Ado About… the Academic Boycott of Israel in the UK

Wisely choosing your BDS battles.  Read More »

Egypt’s Projection of Military Power in the Middle East

Egypt loses its restraint in dealing with Muslim terrorists  Read More »

The Islamization of World Soccer?

Palestinian Soccer: Watch the Play Away from the Ball  Read More »

Implications of the Fall of Key Syrian and Iraqi Cities to ISIS

Shiite-Sunni battles are changing the map of the Middle East  Read More »

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 »