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...

When Saddam Hussein was a US Ally

Newly released documents reveal U.S. talk of regime change in the early 1980s - except then it was language condemning Iran for attempting to overthrow the government in Baghdad. In an interview Tuesday with the...

Scanned PA school book material, translated by Dr. Arnon Groiss

What follows are scanned Palestinian Authority schoolbooks, currently in use in the school system of the Palestinian Authority schools, the UNRWA schools, and the Arab schools in Jerusalem..Each book appears in a separate file....

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s Hate Speech and Threats from 2012-2015

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's Hate Speech and Threats from 2012-2015 Date  Comment Context Source 5-Feb-12 It is a jurisprudential justification to kill all the Jews and annihilate Israel, and in that, the Islamic government of Iran must take the helm Posted...

Islam and the “Killing of Innocents”

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4702/islam-killing-innocents "No religion condones the killing of innocents." — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. "Islam is a religion of peace." — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. "There is a place for violence...

Phantom Nation: Inventing the “Palestinians” as the Obstacle to Peace, Volume I, II and...

Available at: http://www.amazon.com/Shai-Ben-Tekoa/e/B00H479XCI Reviewed by Samantha Allie, Analyst, Center for Near East Policy Research, and David Bedein, Center director. This three volume work, written by Middle East scholar Shai Ben Tekoa, provides a unique opportunity for...

Iranian nuclear weapons and “Palestine” Twin perils for Israel

"I think, therefore I am." René Descartes, Discourse on Method Although difficult to calibrate or measure, Iranian nuclearization and Palestinian statehood  are likely progressing at roughly the same pace. To be sure, this coincident or near-...

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’...

The Mystery of Elchanan Tannenbaum

The security establishment urgently needs to know what exactly Elhanan Tannenbaum revealed to Hizbullah about the secret military project in which he was involved in his reserve duty. After he fell into captivity, the...

Moreno, A Hero Compared to Bar Kochba Lives on Through a Torah Scroll Restoration...

At the age of 17, boys in Israel receive their first draft notice. A fly on the wall can hear them discussing animatedly, with their friends, the units to which they hope they will...