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“Sunni eyes are opening to the fact that Israel poses no threat, but that Shi’a Iran…aspires to dominate far beyond its borders”

JNS Syria is now ‘a Shi’a colony of Iran,’ Damascus-born professor tells Israeli conference by Yaakov Lappin February 28, 2018 After years of bloody warfare, Syria has become a “Shi’a colony of Iran,” a Syrian professor who lives in Germany … Continue reading

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If the “Arab Spring” has taught us anything, it is that Israel isn’t central to the region’s problems

THE NATIONAL POST So, I guess it wasn’t all Israel’s fault after all by Gary C. Gambill January 11, 2016 …With religious and ethno-sectarian violence rampant in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, and across the Arab world claiming several tens of … Continue reading

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Harold Rhode: Critical thinking on Islamic Law was shut down by Sunni leaders 1000 years ago. This meant the end of progress, situation continues to this day

JERUSALEM POST The crisis of Arab civilization by Ariel Ben Solomon September 19, 2015 The Arab Muslim world has been going through a civilizational crisis for decades with low economic and educational performance, but the chaos in recent years has … Continue reading

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Obama strikes again

JERUSALEM POST by Caroline Glick July 30, 2015 Obama’s first hope was to reach a deal with his Iranian friends that would leave the Assad regime in place. But the Iranians blew him off. While Israel and much of official … Continue reading

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Iran ‘is intensifying efforts to support Hamas in Gaza’

THE TELEGRAPH by Con Coughlin April 4, 2015 Iran has sent Hamas’s military wing tens of millions of dollars to help it rebuild the network of tunnels in Gaza destroyed by Israel’s invasion last summer, intelligence sources have told The … Continue reading

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Assessing the Strategic Threat from ISIS

WASHINGTON INSTITUTE Testimony before House Committee on Foreign Affairs by James F. Jeffrey February 12, 2015 A serious alliance against ISIS built on Sunni Arab states and Turkey cannot hold together over the long term without a more forceful U.S. … Continue reading

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Sunni Political Islam: Engine of ‘Israeli-Palestinian’ Conflict

PJ MEDIA by Jonathan Spyer November 22, 2014 An oft-repeated sentiment currently doing the rounds in discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian issue is that it is imperative that the conflict not become a “religious” one. This sentiment, guaranteed to set heads … Continue reading

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Hagel fired, not “up to the job”

PJ MEDIA by Richard Fernandez November 24, 2014 The New York Times characterizes Chuck Hagel’s departure as “the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and the struggles of his national security team … Continue reading

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ISIS: Can the West Win Without a Ground Game?

THE TOWER by Jonathan Spyer October 2014 As the U.S. and its Middle Eastern allies take on the Islamic State, the biggest challenge will be preventing other extremists—whether Al-Qaeda or Iranian proxies—from filling in the power vacuum. ….The Islamic State has now … Continue reading

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Busting the Media’s ISIS Myths

FRONT PAGE MAG by Daniel Greenfield August 14, 2014 Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. ISIS is not a new phenomenon. Wahhabi armies have been attacking Iraq in … Continue reading

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