September 1, 2014

The Rubin Scholarship 2014

The Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center… [more]

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Roots of Hatred: National Review looks at Nazis, Islamists

In Islamic societies, Jews are still widely thought of as people… [more]

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Qatar, Hamas and the Gaza War

Tower Magazine, August 2014. One of the most notable aspects… [more]

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SYRIA’S SILENT WEAPONS

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

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FROM STATION Z TO JERUSALEM

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WHAT DOES THE ARAB NEWSPAPER THINK ABOUT ITSELF?

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

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

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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...]

‘Islamic State’ Advances in Syria

Jerusalem Post, 1/8 In recent weeks, far from the attention of the world’s media, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (IS, formerly ISIS) has been fighting its enemies and expanding its borders. There is mounting evidence that IS has obtained … [Read more...]

Lebanese Leader Condemns Prof. Rubin’s Nazis, Islamists Book; British Telegraph Disagrees

In his condemnation of the Israeli response to the situation in Gaza, prominent Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt has spoken out against the late Prof. Barry Rubin and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz's latest book, Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the … [Read more...]

Silent Scourge: Review of Barry Rubin’s Silent Revolution

"An angry, sorrowing book... Barry Rubin’s indefatigability in completing it while facing what he knew to be his final illness (the respected historian and Middle East analyst died of cancer in early February of this year) indicates to some extent … [Read more...]

Desperately Seeking Relevance

Jerusalem Post, 25/7 The conflict between Hamas-controlled Gaza and Israel became inevitable after a series of decisions and actions made clear that the movement was not interested in defusing tensions and returning to the cease-fire that had … [Read more...]

Qatar / Hamas’s Collateral Damage

PJMedia, 22/7 The fight between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is presented in the global media as a local conflict featuring a well organized state with its army, against a small Islamist organization. This picture is misleading. Hamas is not an … [Read more...]

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