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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...
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Israel Must Prevent Unnecessary War in Gaza: Haaretz Editorial

This time, an army operation in Gaza went wrong, resulting in one Israeli officer and seven Palestinians being killed. The Pavlovian response by both sides naturally wasn’t long in coming: rocket fire toward Israel, and in response, extensive Israeli air strik...

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 progress...

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 Israel reports the exposé is believed to focus on on...