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September 1, 2019 12:13 pm

Russia Says US Strikes in Syria’s Idlib Put Ceasefire at Risk: Reports

Russia's military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria's Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies...

June 26, 2019 9:58 am

Russian Aggression and Putin’s Mass Mobilization

Mass mobilization saved the Russian state on many occasions in past centuries, proving effective against Charles XII, Napoleon I, and Hitler. The Russians are still...

April 4, 2019 8:51 am

How Putin Plays Israel and Iran Against Each Other in Syria - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been engaged in a flurry of discussions recently, at least some of...

January 28, 2019 8:48 am

Don’t Be Fooled: Russia’s Alliance With Iran Goes Well Beyond Syria

Iran and Russia have long been wary of one another’s geo-political ambitions. Numerous wars in the 19th century over domination in the South Caucasus, and...

December 6, 2018 9:28 am

Israel and Russia Are on a Collision Course in Syria

The crisis in Russian-Israeli relations that followed the downing of a Russian aircraft in September lacks an exit strategy, and has resulted in significantly higher...

November 13, 2018 10:47 am

The Fragility of Middle East Alliances

Three recent developments lay bare the fragility of Middle Eastern alliances and a re-balancing of their priorities: the Russian-Turkish compromise on an assault on the rebel-held...

October 23, 2018 8:27 am

The Russian Perspective on the Downing of Its Plane Over Syria

The Russian press and overall public opinion in Russia has been exceptionally negative towards Israel over the past few weeks, following the downing of a...

October 11, 2018 9:58 am

Turkey’s Syrian Quagmire

At first glance, the plan looked viable: using the “Arab Spring” as a legitimate pretext, Turkey would convince Syrian President Bashar Assad to resign; the...

October 5, 2018 7:53 am

Israel Must Rethink Its Syria Strategy After Downing of Russian Plane

The crisis between Jerusalem and Moscow over culpability for the recent downing of a Russian plane in Syria has far less to do with the...

August 16, 2018 8:29 am

Will the Butcher Assad Turn His Attention Away From Attacking Israel?

The Syrian civil war seems to be nearing its end. The forces of Bashar Assad, whose imminent collapse was predicted by then-defense minister Ehud Barak...

July 18, 2018 11:30 am

Despite Putin’s Despotism, Russia Needs Israel

Why has Russia under Vladimir Putin acknowledged Israel’s need to prevent the buildup of an Iranian military presence in Syria? Putin’s vision is to cement...

July 13, 2018 4:38 pm

How Russia Is Endangering Israel in Syria - The Syrian drone intercepted by the IDF inside Israeli territory on July 11 serves as a reminder of the reality unfolding on our...

June 25, 2018 1:10 pm

Russia in Syria: Caught Between Iran and Israel

Intermittent Israeli strikes against Iranian positions in Syria have alarmed Russia, which is trying to solidify its military gains there. Active Israeli interference could bring...

May 1, 2018 9:13 am

Iran and Russia Encourage and Aid Syria’s Chemical Weapons Program

The issue of the chemical weapons (CW) possessed and employed by Syria since it supposedly decided to get rid of them has become an increasingly tangled...


Gal Gadot’s Production Company to Adapt Israeli Series ‘Queens’ for US - The production company started by Israeli actress Gal Gadot and her...

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress Cancels Talk in Belgium Over Offensive Parade Floats - Dutch actress Carice van Houten, best known for her role in...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...


Ellie Cohanim Chosen to Serve as US State Department’s Deputy Antisem...

Ellie Cohanim has been chosen to serve as the US State Department's deputy special envoy for monitoring and combating anti-Semitism. The...


New Israeli Defense Minister Takes a Hardline Position on Terrorism in All ... - When Naftali Bennett was appointed last month as Israel’s defense minister, it was seen as a temporary political...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Aoun Hopes Government Will Be Formed Quickly

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis...

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