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American Journalist Freed in Lebanon After Questioning

BEIRUT — An American freelance journalist who was detained in Lebanon on suspicion of broadcasting live footage of protests to an Israeli news outlet has been released, the journalist said Tuesday. "I'm glad that I have been released from custody and extrem...
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Is Iran Now Too Powerful for Israel to Defeat?

Chuck Freilich knows Israel's military capabilities and politics inside out. After all, he is a former deputy Israeli national security adviser. Now he's a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and an op-ed he penned for the left-leaning Israe...

How Assad and Hezbollah Beat the West in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s downfall seemed all but guaranteed at many points during the eight years since the Arab Spring began to topple Middle Eastern dictators, Haaretz reported. "As the war progressed, Hezbollah, Iran and later Russia intervened mi...

Al Jazeera Readies Report on Jewish Lobby Tactics

Jewish leaders in the U.S. are pushing back in advance of an Al Jazeera documentary series that reportedly examines the efforts of pro-Israel lobbying groups to discredit perceived opponents. The Times of Is...