A LOOK AT INTERNATIONAL SURVEY DATA ABOUT ARAB OPINION

http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/12/a-look-at-international-survey-data-about-arab-opinion/ This article evaluates Arab public opinion with the “Arab Opinion Index” by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) in Doha, Qatar. The Index covers 12 Arab countries with 85 percent...

Middle East Mess Isn’t About Settlements

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-02/middle-east-mess-isn-t-about-settlements-.html In an interview with Charles Gati in Politico Magazine, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, proves once again that he is a man of profound religious faith. He worships...

Shia-Sunni schism: A challenge to world peace

http://dawn.com/news/1057412/shia-sunni-schism-a-challenge-to-world-peace The recent violence in Rawalpindi or the bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut are not the only manifestations of the intra-Muslim sectarian discord. The inability of Muslims to settle a 7th century dispute...

U.S. Mulls Unfreezing Iranian Assets

http://www.menewsline.com/ The United States, breaking away from official nuclear talks, could unfreeze Iranian assets in exchange for Teheran's pledge to limit uranium enrichment, a report said. The Middle East Media and Research Institute asserted that President...

Is Iran a Lunatic State or a Rational Actor? Neither: It is a Rational...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/10/is-iran-lunatic-state-or-rational-actor.html The United States now estimates it will take one year for Iran to get nuclear weapons; Israel says some months. Is Iran a Lunatic State or a Rational Actor? It is neither; it is a...

Turning Point: Obama and Israel, The Next Three Years

www.gloria-center.org It is not every day that one can announce a shift in world history, but this day is today. And we are now in a new era in the Middle East and the world....

Lost: Obama Middle East Policy, 2013-2016,(1) Why U.S. Policy Betrayed the Moderates

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/08/by-barry-rubin-in-1848-new-communist.html In 1848, the new Communist movement issued a manifesto. It began with the opening line: “A specter is haunting Europe-the specter of Communism.” For our purposes today, this threat might be reworded as: “A specter is...

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...

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...

Why the Current U.S. Foreign Policy Debate Doesn’t Make Sense and How to Fix...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/01/a-totally-new-american-foreign-policy.html Something very bad is happening with the U.S. foreign policy debate. Aside from all of the specific problems and bad appointments, the whole discussion is being conducted on the wrong assumptions and context. There is...