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avatar Joshua Gleis
Dr. Joshua Gleis is an international security consultant and political risk analyst. His newest book is Hezbollah and Hamas: A Comparative Study (Johns Hopkins University Press, August 2012). He is also the author of Withdrawing Under Fire: Lessons Learned from Islamist Insurgencies (Potomac Books, April 2011). Dr. Gleis received his PhD and Masters from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University -- the nation's oldest school of international relations, and his bachelors degree from Cornell University. Josh has held positions at Harvard University, Columbia University, and the NYPD Counter-Terrorism Bureau. Learn more by visiting his website, at: www.joshuagleis.com.

ARTICLES BY: Joshua Gleis


April 2, 2015 11:45 am
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Burying Our Heads in the Sandbox: Ignoring Security at Jewish Summer Camps

With signs of spring just barely starting to show, it might be hard to imagine that camp directors from coast to coast are dusting off...

January 28, 2015 7:12 pm
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Ten Lessons Learned by Hezbollah From Israel’s Summer War in Gaza

It seems like an eternity ago that fighting raged in Gaza between Israel and Hamas, dubbed by the IDF as Operation Protective Edge. Nonstop coverage...

July 18, 2014 12:15 am
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Is Israel Acting Disproportionately?

It has been nearly two weeks since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge, in a stated effort to quell rocket fire from the Gaza Strip and...

July 4, 2014 9:08 am
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Happy Fourth of July, Kurdistan

Pop quiz: What side does the United States support? On one side are the Iraqi Kurds. Backed publicly by Turkey and Israel, and privately, by...

November 16, 2012 3:54 pm
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Operation Pillar of Defense: Israel’s Game Changing War

The recent flare up of violence between Israel and the Hamas, dubbed Operation Pillar of Defense by the Israelis, has highlighted three specific game changes from wars...

August 12, 2012 12:40 am
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Syria Could Attack Israel as a Diversion

It's been over 16 months since the "Arab Spring" first reached the shores of Syria. 16 months of gun battles, defections and condemnations ...

March 7, 2012 10:35 am
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How the Presidential Election Could Lead to an Israeli Strike on Iran

National elections have long caught the attention of both domestic and foreign populations, and nowhere has this been more evident than in U.S....

February 24, 2012 3:06 pm
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Never Underestimate Israeli Ingenuity

As the battle of both words and deeds heats up between Iran and the west, some experts have begun to question whether Israel even...

February 15, 2012 10:18 am
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How Not to Withdraw From Afghanistan

Last week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta stated publicly for the first time that the United States would end combat operations in Afghanistan by mid-2013....

December 26, 2011 10:15 am
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Happy Holidays: Time to Increase Our Operational Security

As anyone in the security field will tell you, with holiday cheer comes a higher risk of terrorist attack. Holidays in general are always...

October 30, 2011 11:57 am
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Fall of the Gaddafi Regime: A Brief Analysis

On October 20, 2011, the former strongman of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, was captured and killed in his hometown of Sirte. The "King of Kings" of...

October 18, 2011 12:09 am
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Negotiating with Terrorists

The world has just witnessed yet another historic, lopsided prisoner exchange between Israel and a terrorist organization. When Hamas abducted Gilad Shalit back in June...

September 17, 2011 10:13 pm
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NYPD Pledges Vigilance Over Jewish High Holidays

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly hosted the Jewish community at NYPD Headquarters as part of the Annual High Holy Days Briefing. Speakers included Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Commissioner...

September 6, 2011 11:04 pm
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Fischer Discusses Impact of Turkey Trade Loss at Conference of Regional Cooperation

TEL AVIV - Israel's Ministry of Regional Cooperation held its first International Conference of Regional Cooperation at the David Intercontinental Hotel on the coast of...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Warns Against ‘Politicization’ ...

For the community of scholars, activists and advocates involved in combating antisemitism, there is always an occupational hazard of concentrating on one...

Israel

For First Time, F-35 Fighter Jets to Soar Through Israel’s Skies During A...

For the first time, the Israel Air Force’s new F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jets will take part in the annual Independence...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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