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  • Hezbollah denies receiving chemical weapons from Syria

    September 23, 2013 | 4:32 pm

    Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah denied on Monday that his group had received chemical weapons from Syria.

    Last month, members of the Syrian National Coalition opposition group accused President Bashar Assad of transferring chemical weapons to the Lebanese Shi'ite group...

  • Assad and Nasrallah threaten new front line in Golan

    May 10, 2013 | 11:51 am

    Threats from Damascus and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to turn the Golan Heights into a "resistance front" against Israel could end nearly four decades of calm across the increasingly tense cease-fire line separating Israeli and Syrian forces.

    President Bashar al-Assad, and his...

  • Israel-Gaza conflict: Low expectations

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 20, 2012 | 10:40 am

    No one knows for sure why the Gaza hostilities began. 

    We know that there had been weeks of intensifying rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip, rockets fired by various Palestinian groups that were tolerated, even encouraged by the governing Hamas. And we know that the Israeli...

  • October 15, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 15, 2012 | 1:09 am

    In-depth

    Arlen Specter, A Fiercely Independent American Original

    Jane Eisner of the Forward pays tribute to the veteran Jewish senator who walked both sides of the political aisle. 

    Specter’s Jewishness was the kind born of the immigrant experience, of being raised in the...

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  • September 21, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 21, 2012 | 12:55 am

    In-depth

    Living with Islam

    The West standing against Islamic fundamentalism, rather than indulging it, will allow the religion to evolve, argues Reuel Marc Gerecht in the Weekly Standard.  

     Monty Python’s brilliant Life of Brian, which was deeply offensive to some...

  • Hezbollah says can kill tens of thousands of Israelis

    August 17, 2012 | 10:13 am

    The Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah said on Friday it could kill tens of thousands of Israelis by striking specific targets in Israel with what it described as precision-guided rockets.

    “I tell the Israelis that you have a number of targets, not a large number ... that can...

  • August 2, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 2, 2012 | 3:07 am

    In-depth

    Tehran Takedown

    Michael Ledeen of Foreign Affairs takes a look at how to spark an Iranian revolution.

    Although an Iranian revolution may seem unlikely to the casual observer, the Iranian people can be said to have revolution in their DNA, having carried out three...

  • April 20, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 20, 2012 | 5:18 am

    Iran’s Last Chance?‎

    Writing for Project Syndicate, former EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana makes the ‎case for pursuing talks with Iran, albeit fraught and perilous ones. ‎

    If we want to ensure that Iran never has a nuclear weapon, the only guarantee is to ‎change...

  • Hezbollah leader praises Hamas for West Bank shooting attacks

    September 3, 2010 | 11:25 am

    Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah praised Hamas on Friday for the West Bank shooting attacks which left four Israelis dead and two injured on two consecutive days, saying “this is the way to free Jerusalem and Palestine.”

    Four Israelis were killed and two injured this past week in...