MIDEAST NOTES: A Qatar-Turkey Bloc Supporting Hamas?A new constellation in the shifting skies of the Middle East is helping Hamas and the SNC in Syria. Where does Saudi Arabia fit in?
MIDEAST NOTES: Overviewing Shi'a-Sunni ConflictsA country-by-country survey and predictive analysis of areas where there are significant Shi’a-Sunni divides in the population. A must read to understand the turmoil in the Arab world.
MIDEAST NOTES: Will Assad Go the Way of Qaddafi?Arutz Sheva posts a new weekly column by this writer on the Mideast: The argument goes that because protestors have been emboldened by the death of Qaddafi, the regimes in Syria and Yemen will collapse sooner. Is such reasoning sound?
Have We Forgotten Bahrain? Saudi Arabia Hasn'tIs Iran behind the rebels, as the current regime claims, or is it clamping down on hopes for freedom? Why is the West silent.?
A Guide to the Galaxy of Islamic Anti-SemitismThe writings by Jews from the period of the Cairo Geniza use a specific term- sin’uth- to refer to hostility from local Muslims towards Jews. They had ample reason to give it a special word with the passage of time.
Bin Laden: It Won't Achieve MuchThe author has a difficult, but necessary, long term solution to the threat of Islamic fundamentalism.
Wikileaks News? Think AgainThe significance of Wikileaks and other internet revelations should be reevaluated, says this researcher. The truth is more complicated.