Written by Dr. Ehud Eilam
The Sinai Peninsula has been the main battlefield in most of the wars between Egypt and Israel. The latter seized a small part of Sinai during the 1948-1949 war, and then most of it in the 1956 war. All of Sinai was soon after returned to Egypt without obtaininga peace agreement. In the 1967 war, ...
Written by Right Side News
The Investigative Project on Terrorism
"Iranophobia," an irrational fear of all things Iranian, has become the Islamic regime's catch-all excuse for international criticism. Groups like the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the representative body of the world's Muslim nations, are pushing ...
Written by Efraim Inbar
Efraim Inbar is professor of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and director of its Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, specializing in Middle Eastern strategic issues with a special reference to the politics and strategies of Israel's national security. He served as a member of ...
Written by Dore Gold
Many analysts asked why Iran, which had huge oil and gas reserves, needs to invest in a program to produce electricity from nuclear reactors? Why did Iran need to build a huge infrastructure at Natanz to enrich uranium for nuclear reactors that it didn't even have? And why did it keep this ...
Written by Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Another flotilla to the Gaza Strip: Two ships carrying pro-Palestinian and social activists as well as media personnel set sail from Turkey on November 2 to challenge Israel's maritime closure of the Gaza Strip, despite the fact that the international community recognizes the closure as legitimate ...
Written by Shimon Shapira
Missile Fire on Tel Aviv and Conquest of the Galilee
In recent weeks Hizbullah leader Hasan Nasrallah held a series of meetings with his top-level military command as well as field commanders responsible for preparing for war with Israel. According to a source close to Hizbullah, Nasrallah's ...
Written by P. David Hornik
[Note: the writing of this article required an intermission for a rocket attack on Beersheva from Gaza.]
On Monday the Palestinians were overwhelmingly voted into UNESCO—the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It’s a pity. Palestinian “education” consists largely ...
Written by The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
This past week terrorist events focused on the stabbing of an Israeli by a Palestinian in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot. Two attempted stabbings were prevented at a junction south of Jerusalem and near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. For the third consecutive week, no rockets were fired ...
Written by by Oded Eran, INSS, and Robbie Sabel, Hebrew University
The September 23, 2011 statement by the Middle East Quartetmay prove to be a landmark in the attempts to reach an Israeli-Palestinian agreement. The carefully worded statement is drafted in such a way as to allow it to serve as a basis for both parties to resume negotiations. From the Israeli ...