Wednesday, January 16, 2019

How Israel is Covered in the Iranian Media

Overview 1. Iranian media and spokesmen continue to demonize Israel, accusing it of complicity with the West in plotting against Iran. The so-called plots pertain both to Iran 's internal affairs (such as the recent...

Iran Sponsored ISIL Founder, Sheltered Him from U.S.

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/iran-sponsored-isil-founder-sheltered-him-from-u-s/ Iran long provided shelter and protection to the founder and former commander of al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), the predecessor to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), which rose to...

ISIL Still Gains Amid U.S. Strikes

The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant continues to score gains in the war in Iraq, a report said. The Center for Security and International Studies has warned that NATO air strikes on Iraq and Syria...

Israeli Security Concerns and the Balkans

http://www.balkanalysis.com/blog/2013/03/31/israeli-security-concerns-and-the-balkans/ Heading into April 2013, Israel is confronted with a complexity of issues in the greater Middle East. These include: chronic political disagreements at home; the Syrian conflict next door, with its possibility to affect...

PIPES: Stay out of Syria

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/20/stay-out-of-syria/ Bashar Assad ’s wretched presence in the presidential palace of Damascus may, contrary to Western assumptions, do more good than harm. His murderous, terroristic and pro-Tehran regime is nonideological and relatively secular; it staves...

Just Say “No”: I Get Personally Invited to Help the Obama Administration Engage–and Thus...

Director of Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center and editor of Middle East Review of International
Affairs (MERIA) Journal.

Middle Eastern Upheavals Enter Round Two

http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2011/08/middle-eastern-upheavals-enter-round-two The following replies to a question posed by National Review Online: "With Qaddafi vowing a win or martyrdom and Assad being urged to step down by the West, what has happened to the Arab...

Arms for Peace in Syria?

http://www.meforum.org/3584/syria-arms As the Syrian civil war rages on with no end in sight, many advocates of U.S. intervention are claiming that an infusion of Western arms to carefully vetted rebel factions will help bring about...

Operation Pillar of Defense: An Initial Strategic and Military Assessment

http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/docs/perspectives189.pdf EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel’s achievements in Operation Pillar of Defense include its ability to surprise Hamas, kill its military leader, and destroy most of its strategic assets. The performance of the Iron Dome anti-missile system...