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  • June 7, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 7, 2012 | 3:50 am


    The Stalled Arab Spring

    Writing in the National Interest, Aaron David Miller fears the wave of ‎revolutions across the Arab world cannot lead to democracy. ‎

    Real power sharing requires a commitment by politicians and publics to a ‎national vision designed to...

  • May 13, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 13, 2012 | 1:54 am

    Erdogan’s Next Move

    The Turkish prime minister is apparently trying to consolidate his power, writes ‎Andrew Finkel in the New York Times, but is it the right move for Turkey? ‎

    This week, Erdogan said that Turks should begin debating a move from the current ‎parliamentary...

  • February 20, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 20, 2012 | 4:34 am

    Iran Raid Seen as Huge Task for Israeli Jets

    Elisabeth Bumiller of the New York Times ponders whether Israel is really capable of carrying out a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

    The possible outlines of an Israeli attack have become a source of debate in Washington, where some...

  • Must Read, January 30, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 30, 2012 | 4:06 am

    Syrian Scenarios

    In an article for Agence Gobal, Lebanese journalist Rami G. Khouri examines some of the ways the current crisis in Syria could play out. 

    “The most common scenario I hear is that tensions and violence will continue to the point in the coming year where economic...

  • Must Read, January 26, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 26, 2012 | 3:17 am

    Iran won’t move toward nuclear weapon in 2012: ISIS report

    Reuters obtains a copy of a draft report by the Institute for Science and International Security, which claims the specter of Israeli military action and international pressure have worked as a deterrent for Iran’s nuclear...

  • Must Read, January 12, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 12, 2012 | 1:39 am

    Five Reasons Not to Attack Iran

    Writing in The Diplomat, Adam B. Lowther of the U.S. Air Force’s Air University presents his own reasons why the United States should think again before launching any kind of military assault on Iran.

    “Iran possesses what is likely the most...

  • Syrian security forces kill 16 in biggest protests to date

    July 15, 2011 | 9:53 am

    Syrian security forces shot dead at least 16 protesters on Friday as hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the country in the biggest protests so far against President Bashar Assad, Al Jazeera reported.

    Assad, facing the greatest challenge to 40 years of Baath...