Tuesday, September 25, 2018

HIZBULLAH DEPLOYS CLUSTER BOMBS

Hizbullah has acquired and deployed Chinese-origin cluster bombs. The New York-based Human Rights Watch asserted that Hizbullah acquired cluster munitions and fired them during the 34-day war with Israel, which ended on August 14. The...

Saddam and Al Qaida

Despite their bitter divisions over possible war in Iraq, doves and many hawks on this side of the Atlantic share a common, often-stated belief: that there is "no evidence" of a link between Osama...

The Geography of Iranian Power by Robert D. Kaplan

http://www.stratfor.com/analysis/geography-iranian-power-robert-d-kaplan Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from Robert D. Kaplan's new book, The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate , which will be...

Exit PA, Enter Egypt

Al Ayyam, Oct. 9, 2005 Seeking shelter from Palestinian gun battles. Executive Summary: Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a virtual Egyptian takeover of the Gaza Strip and has invited other Arab regimes to plant...

What is Egypt ultimately facing with the Israeli war on Gaza?

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/106301/Egypt/Politics-/What-is-Egypt-ultimately-facing-with-the-Israeli-w.aspx From left to right: Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Khaled Meshal, top Hamas leader (C) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: Reuters) It is not so much that Egypt worries about the fate of Hamas...

Weekend Analysis of the Official Palestinian Media

May 6-8, 2005 Summary During the weekend, the Palestinian Authority (PA) media covered a variety of subjects ranging from last week's local elections to this week's overseas trip of Mahmoud Abbas to Brazil, Chile, Japan and...

J Street Comes to Jerusalem: Anti-Israel, not Pro-Peace

J Street has dispatched a delegation this week to Jerusalem, to meet with Israeli officials, presenting itself as a “pro-Israel”and “pro peace”. The reality is that J Street plays a critical role as part and...

Getting rid of Bashar Assad won’t end Syria’s civil war

http://www.meforum.org/3501/bashar-assad-syria-civil-war To hear Obama administration officials talk about the Syrian civil war, you'd think it all hinges on the fate of one man. According to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Syrian President Bashar Assad "calculated...

Inside A Congressional Hearing: Promoting Peace? Reexamining U.S. Aid to the Palestinian Authority

ISRAEL RESOURCE NEWS AGENCY DISPATCHED A REPORTER TO COVER THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE US HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH ASIA THAT CONVENED IN SPECIAL SESSION TO DISCUSS U.S. FUNDING OF...

Dr. Kedar replies to question: Small Homogeneous States Only Solution for Middle East –...

Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA: An IMRA reader raised the following question regarding Dr. Mordechai Kedar's recent article (repeated below): Do you see the members of small homogenous states that have the misfortune that they are...