The Iraqi Model: As Good As It Gets

http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2012/04/iraqi-model-as-good-as-it-gets.html Iraq is in a mess. Violence continues. Factionalism leads to endless bickering. Corruption is at high levels. Christians live in fear or flee altogether. Islamism is constantly creeping forward. Yet I would suggest that...

Where Are Arafat’s Secret Accounts?

In the early morning hours of Friday,April 20, a group of armed masked men knocked on the door of the home of Jawad el-Russein in Abu Dhabi. El-Russein, the PLO treasurer, opened the door...

Iran Behind Israel Border Clashes

http://www.newsmax.com/KenTimmerman/iran-israel-syria-hamas/2011/05/17/id/396681 The Iranian regime called the political leaders of Hamas and Hezbollah to Tehran last month, to work out the details of an unprecedented series of protests they wanted them to launch along Israel’s border...

How Come No One Wants to Help Gaza?

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2862/help-gaza Who is stopping the Palestinians from turning the Gaza Strip into the Middle East's Hong Kong? Is it Israel, the Palestinians themselves or the Arab countries? In the past few weeks, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail...

If The Obama Administration Doesn’t Understand Syria’s Dictator is No Sensitive Westernized Wimp, It...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2011/04/if-obama-administration-doesnt.html This article is published on PajamasMedia. The full text is published here for your convenience. Why was Egyptian President Husni Mubarak so evil in the eyes of the Obama Administration while Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

The Gaddafi Precedent

There are many reasons to be worried about the bridge-leap the Obama Administration has just undertaken in its war with Muamar Gaddafi. How it will all end is just one of them. What I find...

Rubin Reports: Israel is in Good Shape Because So Many Others Decided Not to...

http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/analysis/rubin-reports/rubin-reports-israel-is-in-good-shape-because-so-many-others-decided-not-to-be/2012/07/13/ The more I think about Israel’s security situation at this moment, the better it looks. Obviously, this is counter-intuitive given the media bias, academic distortions, and campaigns for sanctions of various kinds. And, of...

Morsi detained, bloodbath in Egypt

http://www.meforum.org/3588/morsi-detained-bloodbath-egypt As Egypt explodes in what could be civil war, with a reported death toll of at least 628 dead and rising in clashes between security forces and Islamists that began August 14, many are...

PA Media Reflecting Internal Strife

June 16, 2005 Background Analysis-up front There are several strong messages at the edges of the press reports in the Palestinian Authority (PA) which do not always find themselves in the headlines but which is becoming...

Incisive Insight in the News

Posting: October 29, 2008 "Does This Matter?" To me it matters a lot: It's being reported that French president Nicholas Sarkozy thinks Obama's position on Iran is "utterly immature" and comprised of "formulations empty of all content." Sarkozy...