Written by Yoel Guzansky
INSS Insight No. 156
The media prominence given to Yemen, this time for the aborted attempt to down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, is not accidental. For some time Yemen has been a center of instability and proof that the clash between states - at least in the Middle East - has been ...
Written by Major General Giora Eiland
Former NSC Chief Calls for Establishment of the "United States of Jordan"
New Study released by the BESA CENTER
Policymakers need to move towards a regional approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in which Arab states take responsibility for solving the conflict and invest concrete, tangible ...
Written by Jonathan Spyer
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently described the current situation in Yemen as "a threat to regional stability and even to global stability." She was referring to the fact that Yemen is the latest failed state to become a haven for elements of the Sunni global jihad. Like Afghanistan ...
Written by Douglas Farah
The recent and growing attention to the critical situation in Yemen, where al Qaeda's presence is spreading and the government is weak and does not control much of the physical space, is perhaps the best argument for pursuing a vigorous Afghanistan policy.
It is clear that the jihadist ...
Written by Memri.org
Egypt has lately intensified its criticism of Iran, as reflected in statements by Egyptian officials and articles in the government press warning about Iran's expanding influence and growing interference in the Arab world. In his speech at the opening of the parliament's winter session, President ...
Written by Yoram Schweitzer and Sean London
On December 1, President Obama unveiled the administration's new approach towards the wars raging in the Afghan-Pakistan (AfPak) arenas. Entering into office with a message of peace and detente toward the Muslim world, Obama did not make his decision lightly. Yet in light of the alternative ...
Written by David Schenker
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Written by Caroline Glick
The day after US President Barack Obama announced that he was deploying additional US forces to Afghanistan, an event occurred in Beirut that brought home the stakes in that battle.
On Wednesday, Hamas leaders flew to Beirut to pay their respects to Hizbullah chief Hassan ...
Written by International News Analysis Today
The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 appeared to be the end of Communism as a world movement. Twenty years later, however, Marxist ideology is prominent, if not dominant, among those (Van Jones, Mark Lloyd, etc.) surrounding President Barack Obama, ...