Wednesday, November 21, 2018

PIPES: Stay out of Syria

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/20/stay-out-of-syria/ Bashar Assad ’s wretched presence in the presidential palace of Damascus may, contrary to Western assumptions, do more good than harm. His murderous, terroristic and pro-Tehran regime is nonideological and relatively secular; it staves...

BLIND TO TERROR: THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S DISASTROUS MUSLIM OUTREACH EFFORTS AND THE IMPACT ON...

http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/06/the-u-s-governments-disastrous-muslim-outreach-efforts-and-the-impact-on-u-s-middle-east-policy-blind-to-terror1/ Why has the U.S. government called certain Islamic groups supporters of terror in federal court, and then turned around and called these same organizations “moderates” and embraced them as outreach partners? In a number...

After Sharif

Even if the Hamas leadership in Gaza tries to respond to the Palestinian Authority's request to avoid attacks, it is doubtful if it has the power to influence the leaders of its military wing...

EGYPT: Former DM on Arab Strategy for the Future

The following are excerpts from articles which appeared in the Egyptian English weekly, "Al-Ahram" of Al-Ahram Weekly 5 - 11 March 1998 "A strategy for the future" by Amin Hewedy (former Minister of Defense and...

Pink Flawed or Pink Fraud?

Among the thousands of people who crowded the Neveh Shalom?s wide open fields to hear Roger Waters, co-founder of Pink Floyd, you could discern hundreds of expat Americans in their forties, fifties and sixties....

Al-Ahram: Egypt’s Options, Lutfi El-Kholi

The following are selections from articles which appeared in the Egyptian English weekly, "Al-Ahram" of Al-Ahram Weekly, 2nd - 8th July, 1998 Forging News Alliances by Dina Ezzat Dina Ezzat explores Egypt's options beyond a defunct...

Getting Ready to Take on Iran? Jerusalem Bombing Linked to Iran?

The Israelis are very worried about Iran. And the Israelis are the major force in the U.S. pushing Washington to confront Iran. As was the case with Iraq just a few years ago, partly...

Saudi Sermon Declares War on the Jews

Saudi Shaykh Khayyat on Government TV calls on God "to deal with the tyrannical Jews and their supporters" and bring about their defeat. #1 Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia TV1 in Arabic, official television station...

Immoderate Fatah: A responsible Palestinian representative would be helpful, but there just isn’t one.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is currently in the Middle East. As has been the case in the past, one of her goals is to "strengthen" the "moderate" Mahmoud Abbas. Her desire to do...

“Fighting That Persistent Lie”

We might have expected WikiLeaks exposure to kill it: the Obama claim that cooperation with Arab states was dependent upon an Israeli-Palestinian negotiated peace. But here we have it again, in somewhat different, and more...