Weekly Commentary: Defeat – Not Deter – Iran, As Deterrence Not Applicable if Bernard...

“...the United States will have to forge a common approach among its European and Middle Eastern allies, one that simultaneously deters Iran, punishes aggression and dangles rewards for peaceful behavior.” Washington Post Editorial 5 December 2021 Can Iran...

Incoming high tide warning

The high priests of climate change are predicting that in the near future we may be engulfed by rising ocean levels. Rising temperatures are certainly causing climatic extremes from severe droughts to torrential floods, ice...

The Arafat I Knew

Last week Israel seized a boat carrying 50 tons of Iranian-made mortars, long-range missiles and antitank rockets destined for the Palestinian Authority. The vessel, Karim A., is owned by the Palestinian Authority, and its...

‘The Mental Preparation for the Disengagement’ And its Aftermath in the IDF

Mental Preparation Investigation Team Ruth Eisikovitch, Dr. Gadi Eshel, Dr. Amira Dor, Boaz Haetzni, Attorney Aviad Visoli, Dr. Rachel Tassa, Dr. Moshe Libler Other Contributors: Aviatar Ben-Tzadaf, Tanah Lehavi, Hila Mordechai, Eliyahu Ackerman Translated by: Dr....

US military shifts Army basing from Qatar to Jordan in move that could provide...

The U.S. has closed sprawling bases in Qatar that once stored warehouses full of weaponry and transferred the remaining supplies to Jordan, in a move that analysts say positions Washington to deal better with...

Netanyahu: We Will Stop Iran’s Nuke Program Even at Expense of Friction with the...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded a defiant note on Tuesday, saying he was willing to risk the relationship with the US in order to stop Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon. To read full...

Hamas is Acting as an Arm of Iranian Power

Ever since Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip in 2005, there has been speculation about the precise connection between Hamas and the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Israeli disengagement plan was supposed to produce...

How much worse can it get?

On the evidence so far we are already facing a new (Jewish) year which is plumbing the depths of insanity and unbelievable imbecility. Love embraces from the UAE and Bahrain notwithstanding, the prospects for far...

Tightening Military Cooperation between Iran and Syria

Iran and Syria have signed a military agreement that establishes Iran’s military involvement in Syria and strengthens Syrian air defense capability. Syrian officials say the agreement is in response to the “U.S. ‘Caesar’...

Hitting Iran where it hurts

The blast that lit up the skies of Iran the night of June 26, lit a veritable fire in Tehran and on social media almost as quickly. The users were the ones who set...