Written by Efraim Inbar
BESA Center Perspectives Papers No. 93, October 22, 2009
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Senator George Mitchell, US Special Envoy to the Middle East, has an impossible task. American clout in the region has waned over the years, and Mitchell faces a situation where a US president advocates a quick end to the ...
Written by UNWatch.org
"As the lone voice, crying in the wilderness, truth is ignored, it goes unheeded. And when the war-mongers and hate merchants, with their spittle-flecked rhetoric, seek to forward their cause at the expense of truth as they are wont to do, all sides suffer."
Written by Scott Stewart
Pakistan has been a busy place over the past few weeks. The Pakistani armed forces have been conducting raids and airstrikes against the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other foreign Islamist fighters in Bajaur Agency, a district inside Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), ...
Written by Gallia Lindenstrauss
INSS Insight No. 136
The agreement signed in Zurich on October 10, 2009 between Turkey and Armenia to establish diplomatic relations offers hope that some of the difficult problems in the southern Caucasus may soon be resolved. The two countries agreed in principle to open the border between them, ...
Written by Ben Johnson - FrontPageMagazine.com
Much commentary about Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations Wednesday has focused on his description of pre-Obama America as a deadbeat, lawless, foot-dragging country that tortures innocent Muslims, or did until his glorious ascension to the right hand of power. The predictable emphasis on ...
Written by Nile Gardiner, Ph.D. and Sally McNamara
Reports in the Polish media strongly suggest that the Obama Administration is about to abandon its plans for "third site" missile defense installations in Poland and the Czech Republic. Abandoning the third site would represent a huge turnaround in American strategic thinking on a ...
Written by Matt Gurney
Photos can define presidencies. Truman had his moment clutching a newspaper erroneously reporting his electoral defeat; Reagan had his while standing behind a Berlin podium, demanding that the Soviets tear down the hated Wall. For supporters of President George W. Bush, the enduring image is of ...
Written by Jamie Glazov - FrontPageMagazine.com
Frontpage Interview's guest today is Kenneth Levin, a clinical instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a Princeton-trained historian, and a commentator on Israeli politics. He is the author of The Oslo Syndrome: Delusions of a People Under Siege.
Written by Barry Rubin
Explaining Palestinian Politics: When Even the Moderates Talk Like Extremists, No Peace Deal is Possible
The Rubin Report
U.S. and European policymakers (not to mention journalists and academics) often talk as if the Palestinian issue is the most important aspect of their. foreign policies, the ...