September 22, 2014

“A Compelling and Somber Insight”: Middle East Quarterly Reviews Nazis, Islamists

From the Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2014 issue. Reprinted with… [more]

“A Compelling and Somber Insight”:  Middle East Quarterly Reviews Nazis, Islamists "A Compelling and Somber Insight":  Middle East Quarterly Reviews Nazis, Islamists

The Guns of August

Inside the Kurdish-IS War Jerusalem Report, 17/9 Erbil… [more]

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At the Kurdistan Front

Weekly Standard, 12/9. A war is being waged along a 900-mile… [more]

At the Kurdistan Front At the Kurdistan Front

SYRIA’S SILENT WEAPONS

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SYRIA’S SILENT WEAPONS SYRIA’S SILENT WEAPONS

IN THE ARENA OF THE ZU’AMA – REVIEWING HIZBALLAHʼS ROLE IN LEBANON

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IN THE ARENA OF THE ZU’AMA –  REVIEWING HIZBALLAHʼS ROLE IN LEBANON IN THE ARENA OF THE ZU’AMA –  REVIEWING HIZBALLAHʼS ROLE IN LEBANON

FROM STATION Z TO JERUSALEM

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FROM STATION Z TO JERUSALEM FROM STATION Z TO JERUSALEM

WHAT DOES THE ARAB NEWSPAPER THINK ABOUT ITSELF?

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WHAT DOES THE ARAB NEWSPAPER THINK ABOUT ITSELF? arab newspapers

THE DIFFUSION OF INTRA-ISLAMIC VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM: THE IMPACT OF THE PROLIFERATION OF SALAFI/WAHHABI IDEOLOGIES

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THE DIFFUSION OF INTRA-ISLAMIC VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM: THE IMPACT OF THE PROLIFERATION OF SALAFI/WAHHABI IDEOLOGIES THE DIFFUSION OF INTRA-ISLAMIC VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM: THE IMPACT OF THE PROLIFERATION OF SALAFI/WAHHABI IDEOLOGIES

PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION: THE CURRENT BALANCE OF FORCES IN THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR AND ISRAELI CONCERNS

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PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION:  THE CURRENT BALANCE OF FORCES  IN THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR AND ISRAELI CONCERNS PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION:  THE CURRENT BALANCE OF FORCES  IN THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR AND ISRAELI CONCERNS

“A Compelling and Somber Insight”: Middle East Quarterly Reviews Nazis, Islamists

From the Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2014 issue. Reprinted with permission from the Middle East Forum site. With Islamist groups taking advantage of uprisings across the Middle East, notably in Egypt, where the Muslim Brotherhood succeeded … [Read more...]

The Guns of August

Inside the Kurdish-IS War Jerusalem Report, 17/9 Erbil has changed a lot since I was there last. In early 2013, on my way into Syrian Kurdistan, I had stopped off in the city for a few days to make preparations. Then, the city had the feel of a … [Read more...]

At the Kurdistan Front

Weekly Standard, 12/9. A war is being waged along a 900-mile front between two entities that today constitute de facto quasi-states stretching across the old border between Syria and Iraq. These are the Islamic State to the south and a contiguous … [Read more...]

Despite Setbacks, Islamic State Faces No Danger to its Existence

Jerusalem Post, 5/9 The Islamic State this week executed kidnapped American journalist Steven Sotloff – in ‘retaliation’, the group said, for US bombing of its area of control in Iraq.  The murder of Sotloff once more indicated the savage … [Read more...]

The IS-Kurdish War

National Post, 29/8 “Eighty years ago, they joined three nations together and formed Iraq. This mistake must not be repeated … The solution is a breakup,” says General Maghdid Haraki. The Kurdish peshmerga officer is speaking from the … [Read more...]

The Rubin Scholarship 2014

The Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya is offering a scholarship for an outstanding researcher in modern Middle East politics.  The Rubin scholarship is named in memory of Professor … [Read more...]

Roots of Hatred: National Review looks at Nazis, Islamists

In Islamic societies, Jews are still widely thought of as people of bad character who cannot help engaging in criminal conspiracy. Muslims are advised several times in their canonical writings and by Middle Eastern rulers that the rightful ordering … [Read more...]

Qatar, Hamas and the Gaza War

Tower Magazine, August 2014. 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 charter … [Read more...]

The Logic of the Middle East, a prescient analysis by Prof. Barry Rubin

In light of the current situation in Israel and Gaza, the GLORIA Center is reposting Prof. Rubin's prescient analysis of the likely situation that would emerge in Gaza following the Disengagement.     This article is, if anything, even more … [Read more...]

Netanyahu’s ‘Long War’ Doctrine

PJmedia, 5/8: As a number of former senior Israeli officials pointed out in the course of Operation Protective Edge, Jerusalem had only two possible strategic options to choose from as it entered this fight. The first involved seeking to … [Read more...]

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