Eye on Syria: Timely Report on Developments

Welcome to Eye on Syria, a timely report on developments in Syria as well as a review of pertinent articles in the Syrian official press as well as what is written about Syria. The...

The False Religion of Mideast Peace And why I’m no longer a believer.

www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/04/19/the_false_religion_of_mideast_peace?print=yes&hidecomments=yes&page=full On October 18, 1991, against long odds and in front of an incredulous press corps, U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III and Soviet Foreign Minister Boris Pankin announced that Arabs and Israelis were being...

The New Middle East

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=210724 If the mullahs aren’t overthrown, the New Middle East will be a very dark and dangerous place. A new Middle East is upon us and its primary beneficiary couldn’t be happier. In a speech Monday in the...

Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the “Clash within a Civilization”

http://csis.org/publication/saudi-arabia-iran-and-clash-within-civilization No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East can be. During the last two...

Recipe for Terror: A Text Analysis of the Palestinian State Constitution

I. Introduction A. Why a Palestinian State Constitution More than anything else, the Palestinian State Constitution represents the attempt to present to the world the face of a modern Palestinian state. The constitution is meant to...

Commentary: A Word of Caution

A word of caution is in order today regarding what seem to be peaceful overtures. Spain has just hosted a Spanish-Arab conference in Madrid that 19 members of the Arab League attended. (It is, I will...

ISRAEL TARGETS JIHAD CHARITIES

Israel has targeted Islamic charities... in an effort to block financing to Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Officials said the intelligence community has been identifying and tracking Islamic charities, known as Dawa, in the West Bank...

Qatar’s Rise and America’s Tortured Middle East Policy

http://www.thetower.org/article/qatars-rise-and-americas-tortured-middle-east-policy/ One of the most notable aspects of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is the prominent role being played by the Emirate of Qatar in supporting the terrorist organization, whose genocidal...

The Saudi Arms Deal

On August 13, 2010, several reports appeared in the US media on plans by the Obama administration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia valued at $60 billion over a period of ten years. The reported deal...

The Two-State To Nowhere: Another Futile Attempt At Appeasement

Dr. Alex Grobman is a Hebrew University trained historian. His is the author of a number of books, including Nations United: How The UN Undermines Israel and The West and a forthcoming book on...