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Daily Archives: December 28, 2012

What Wingate Wrought

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/what-wingate-wrought_690836.html?nopager=1 Everyone still remembers T. E. Lawrence, if only because of David Lean’s magnificent movieLawrence of Arabia and Lawrence’s own literary masterpiece,Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Yet far fewer remember Lawrence’s distant cousin, the British Army officer...

Hamastine: A Present from the U.N. to Khaled Mashaal

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3513/hamas-palestine-un In a field near the Islamic University -- where PhD theses are written on topics such as "The role of the Muslim mother in preparing her sons to be shaheeds of the resistance"...

Israel Redefines Victory in the New Middle East

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3520/israel-redefines-victory Israel is redefining its concept of military victory in a Middle East dominated by terrorist organizations turned quasi-state actors. Once, decisive, unmistakable victories, accompanied by conquests of territory that had been used to stage attacks...

Al-Assad duped us into sectarian war “” Alawite cleric

http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=1&id=32330 Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat - Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on the condition of anonymity, an opposition Alawite religious cleric who recently fled to the Turkish town of Antakya revealed that “the Alawite community is living...

What Wingate Wrought

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/what-wingate-wrought_690836.html?nopager=1 Everyone still remembers T. E. Lawrence, if only because of David Lean’s magnificent movieLawrence of Arabia and Lawrence’s own literary masterpiece,Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Yet far fewer remember Lawrence’s distant cousin, the British Army officer...

Hamastine: A Present from the U.N. to Khaled Mashaal

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3513/hamas-palestine-un In a field near the Islamic University -- where PhD theses are written on topics such as "The role of the Muslim mother in preparing her sons to be shaheeds of the resistance"...

Israel Redefines Victory in the New Middle East

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3520/israel-redefines-victory Israel is redefining its concept of military victory in a Middle East dominated by terrorist organizations turned quasi-state actors. Once, decisive, unmistakable victories, accompanied by conquests of territory that had been used to stage attacks...

Al-Assad duped us into sectarian war “” Alawite cleric

http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=1&id=32330 Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat - Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on the condition of anonymity, an opposition Alawite religious cleric who recently fled to the Turkish town of Antakya revealed that “the Alawite community is living...