Arafat From Defender to Dictator. Part one of book summary

Arafat: From Defender to Dictator by Said Aburish Bloomsbury Publishers, London, 1998 Born August 24, 1929 in Cairo. Named Mohammed Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat Al Qudua Al Husseini.(Muhammed Abdel Rahman-first name, Abdel Raouf - father's name,...

The Iranian Role in the 2012 Gaza Conflict

http://jcpa.org/article/the-iranian-role-in-the-2012-gaza-conflict/ No. 592 November-December 2012 During the fighting in Gaza in November 2012, Iran took pains to highlight its own supply of weapons and means of manufacturing them to the Palestinians, contrasting the feebleness of the...

Qatar’s Support of Hamas and Jihadist Forces in the Middle East

http://jcpa.org/article/qatars-support-of-hamas-jihadist-forces/#sthash.dk14HQuF.dpuf Vol. 14, No. 30       September 23, 2014 Qatar is unquestionably engaged in international terrorist financing. According to the U.S. Treasury’s division for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, “Qatar, a longtime U.S. ally, has...

Hamas’s Attack Tunnels: Analysis and Initial Implications

http://jcpa.org/hamas-attack-tunnels/ Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas prime minister, delivered a revealing speech on March 23, 2014, in which he stressed the strategic importance of the Hamas attack tunnels, which, he argued, have changed the balance of...

Iran Increases Aid to PFLP

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/09/iran-pflp-gaza-palestine-syria.html GAZA CITY, Gaza - The relationship between the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Islamic Republic of Iran has gone from an impasse - when Iran was supporting Islamist movements...

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...

Recognizing Israel a ‘Red Line’ for Hamas Says Abu Marzouk

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/05/06/recognizing-israel-a-red-line-for-hamas-says-abu-marzouk GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - “Hamas will not recognize Israel,” Mousa Abu Marzouk, deputy chairman of Hamas’ political bureau, told Al-Monitor in an exclusive interview. “This is a red line that cannot be crossed,” said...

Hamas’ Psychological Military Strategies against Israel

http://jcpa.org/article/hamas-psychological-military-strategies-israel/ Institute for Contemporary Affairs  Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 26    August 7, 2014 Hamas, a Palestinian Islamist resistance organization, openly states that it is committed to Israel’s elimination. While militarily limited, Hamas...

Club Med for Terrorists

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/opinion/qatar-club-med-for-terrorists.html?_r=2 UNITED NATIONS THE hostilities in Gaza between Israel and Hamas persist and the diplomatic war at the United Nations continues, also without resolution. While there is no shortage of opinions on the way forward, the...

Crying Need for UNRWA to Come Clean on Gaza

http://pjmedia.com/claudiarosett/crying-need-for-unrwa-to-come-clean-on-gaza/ What’s worse than a United Nations agency that provides massive welfare and support services to a Palestinian enclave run by terrorists? Well, how about having that same agency run by a loquacious Swiss national who...