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“From Abbas’s standpoint, this is his way of both thwarting his rivals in Hamas and securing his Fatah party’s hold on the Palestinian Authority once he is gone”

REUTERS With new decree, Palestinian leader tightens grip by Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ali Sawafta April 11, 2016 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has quietly established a constitutional court that analysts say concentrates more power in his hands and may allow him … Continue reading

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The Little Think Tank That Could

John B. Judis, the author of this Slate article, was profiled last year in The Tower by Joshua Muravchik in connection with Judis’ Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict. According to Muravchik, Judis thinks Zionism was “inherently … Continue reading

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It Just Got Easier for Iran to Fund Terrorism

FOUNDATION FOR DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACIES by Jonathan Schanzer, Mark Dubowitz July 17, 2015 The more than $100 billion in sanctions relief is just one reason Tehran agreed to the nuclear deal. Its readmission into an obscure financial network is the … Continue reading

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Countries Don’t Report Iran Sanctions Violations, UN Report Says

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS by Sangwon Yoon June 9, 2015 ….The report provides fresh ammunition for critics, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of both parties in the U.S. Congress who say that President Barack Obama and America’s allies are … Continue reading

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Obama’s Iran Deal is Good for America: A Debate

AMERICAN THINKER by Lauri B. Regan May 30, 2015 On Tuesday evening, I attended a debate in New York City sponsored by Intelligence Squared U.S. focusing on whether or not Obama’s Iran deal is good for the country….[Mark] Dubowitz, who was … Continue reading

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Iranian Economy In Moderate Recovery Thanks To Sanctions Relief, New Report Finds

FOUNDATION FOR DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACIES by Mark Dubowitz October 31, 2014 WASHINGTON – The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) and Roubini Global Economics (RGE) released their eighth joint report today on the effects of sanctions relief on the Iranian … Continue reading

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Foundation for Defense of Democracies conference focuses on our “frenemies”

Last week I was in DC for the two-day Foundation for Defense of Democracy conference. For such a young organization their range of accomplishments is very impressive. FDD analysts are tops in their fields and testify regularly before Congress, are consulted by the White … Continue reading

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