• Why Jordan Put Its Army on Alert March 16 -- and Why Its Foreign Minister Went to Iran a Week Earlier

  • Obama’s Strategy of Genius in Syria

  • Pentagon Looks Closer at Syria No-Fly Zone

  • Netanyahu versus His Security Services: The Coming Purges

Why Jordan Put Its Army on Alert March 16 — and Why Its Foreign Minister Went to Iran a Week Earlier

Why Jordan Put Its Army on Alert March 16 — and Why Its Foreign Minister Went to Iran a Week Earlier

In the early morning of Monday, March 16, the Jordanian armed forces received a sudden order to put the units in the North of the country on a state of alert. Forces started moving on the axis connecting Irbid and ...

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Obama’s Strategy of Genius in Syria

Obama’s Strategy of Genius in Syria

“Double Talk” has been raised to staggering new heights in the international lexicon in dealing with the Syrian crisis. Two very recent examples:  Reports about Syrian government’s use of poison gas in an attack on the village of Sarmine in ...

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Pentagon Looks Closer at Syria No-Fly Zone

Pentagon Looks Closer at Syria No-Fly Zone

The latest Pentagon strategic assessment of the war against the Islamic State (ISIL) has American military commanders converging on an agreement with Turkey, to establish a limited no-fly zone in northern Syria.  Quiet negotiations between American and Turkish officials are ...

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Netanyahu versus His Security Services: The Coming Purges

Netanyahu versus His Security Services: The Coming Purges

Even though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has yet to form a new coalition government, his clear electoral victory on March 17 is expected to have significant long-term implications for Israel’s national security structures moving forward.  While the extent of Netanyahu’s ...

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