Perspective Papers Archive

2017

No. 653
Reflections on Deir Yassin, the Nakba, and War Crimes

November 22, 2017 |

No. 651
The US Betrayal of Kurdistan Is a Warning Sign for Israel

November 22, 2017 |

No. 650
The Fast-Changing Geopolitics of the Planet

November 21, 2017 |

No. 649
With Iran on Its Doorstep, Israel Quietly Readies Game-Changing Air Power

November 21, 2017 |

No. 647
Trump, One Year After the Election: Achievements and Failures

November 20, 2017 |

No. 648
Qatar: A Model of Social Change?

November 20, 2017 |

No. 646
Israeli Attitudes Towards Egypt 40 Years After Sadat’s Visit

November 19, 2017 |

No. 645
Sadat and Begin – the Peacemakers

November 19, 2017 |

No. 644
The Desperate Saudi Bid to Prepare the State for All-Out War

November 17, 2017 |

No. 643
The Kurdish and Catalan Referenda

November 16, 2017 |

No. 642
Erdoğan’s Kurdish Gambit

November 15, 2017 |

No. 641
In Shadowy Covert Wars, Iran Takes Center Stage

November 14, 2017 |

No. 640
The British Political Crisis and European Politics: A Dystopian Scenario

November 13, 2017 |

No. 639
Normalizing Anti-Semitism on Campus

November 12, 2017 |

No. 638
As Saudi Arabia Reels, the Middle East Will Only Get Worse

November 10, 2017 |

No. 637
Has Israel’s Support for Kurdistan’s Independence Helped or Harmed the Kurds?

November 9, 2017 |

No. 636
Russia’s Unlikely Withdrawal from Syria

November 7, 2017 |

No. 635
Saudi Crackdown Raises Specter of Wider Dissent

November 6, 2017 |

No. 634
The Puzzle of the North Korean ICBM

November 5, 2017 |

No. 633
Mahmoud Abbas Should Endorse the Balfour Declaration

November 3, 2017 |

No. 632
Israel and the South Caucasus: Building a New Approach

November 2, 2017 |

No. 631
The Chinese Communist Party’s 19th National Conference

November 1, 2017 |

No. 630
Can Europe Restrain China’s Influence?

October 30, 2017 |

No. 629
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: What It Brings to the IAF

October 29, 2017 |

No. 628
Kurdish Battle Positions Kurds as US Ally Against Iran

October 27, 2017 |

No. 627
ISIS: Some Things Cannot Be Killed Off

October 26, 2017 |

No. 626
President Moon Jae-in’s Dilemma

October 25, 2017 |

No. 625
Why Is Israel’s Image Improving in Greece?

October 24, 2017 |

No. 624
The Kurds: Neither the Twin of Palestine Nor the Clone of Israel

October 23, 2017 |

No. 623
The Dynamics of Saudi-Russian Relations

October 22, 2017 |

No. 622
The Har Adar Attack: A Reminder of the Fragility of Israel’s Security Landscape

October 21, 2017 |

No. 621
Between the Iranian Threat and the Palestinian State Threat

October 20, 2017 |

No. 620
The Norwegian Elections, Israel, and the Jews

October 19, 2017 |

No. 618
Russia’s Air Defenses in Syria: More Politics than Punch

October 18, 2017 |

No. 617
Trump: No More Nation-Building Abroad

October 17, 2017 |

No. 616
The Militia Option in Syria

October 16, 2017 |

No. 615
Israel Faces a Growing Enemy Drone Threat

October 15, 2017 |

No. 614
The Syrian Kurds: Israel’s Forgotten Ally

October 14, 2017 |

No. 613
Shaping Eurasia’s Future: Unintended Consequences of Abrogating Iran’s Nuclear Deal

October 13, 2017 |

No. 612
The IDF’s Gaza Wall Might Change Hamas Strategy

October 12, 2017 |

No. 611
Ukraine Won’t Be Solved Any Time Soon

October 11, 2017 |

No. 610
The Turkish Love-Hate Relationship with America

October 10, 2017 |

No. 608
President Xi’s Economy-Focused Leadership Model

October 9, 2017 |

No. 607
BRICS Without East Jerusalem

October 8, 2017 |

No. 606
How Palestine “Occupies” Itself

October 7, 2017 |

No. 605
An Eye for an Eye: Iran Promises to Partition Saudi Arabia If Iraq Is Partitioned

October 6, 2017 |

No. 604
Saudi Women Behind the Wheel: Prince Mohammed’s Litmus Test

October 4, 2017 |

No. 603
Might China Change Its Policy of Nonintervention?

October 3, 2017 |

No. 602
How to Prevent a New Wave of Millions of Iraqi Refugees

October 2, 2017 |

No. 601
Putin’s Next Presidential Term Will Be Different

October 1, 2017 |

No. 600
Iran and the Kurdish Challenge

September 30, 2017 |

No. 599
Israeli Identity: What Has Changed This Year?

September 29, 2017 |

No. 598
What Parades in Pyongyang Ends Up in Tehran

September 28, 2017 |

No. 597
Handling the North Korean Nuclear Challenge

September 27, 2017 |

No. 596
The Wide Spectrum of North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

September 26, 2017 |

No. 595
Signs of Hope in the Middle East? Don’t Hold Your Breath

September 25, 2017 |

No. 594
Turkey and Germany: A Worsening Crisis

September 24, 2017 |

No. 593
How to Reduce Terrorism

September 20, 2017 |

No. 592
The Undercurrents Fueling Terrorism

September 19, 2017 |

No. 590
China and the Independent Kurdish State

September 18, 2017 |

No. 589
The Fragility of the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

September 17, 2017 |

No. 588
Trump, Globalization, and China

September 15, 2017 |

No. 587
Geography Still Commands the Mediterranean World

September 14, 2017 |

No. 586
All Quiet on the Middle Eastern Front

September 13, 2017 |

No. 585
The Indian-Chinese Conflict: Is It Really Heating Up?

September 12, 2017 |

No. 584
The Ebbing of Warfare in Syria Will Spell Catastrophe for Europe

September 11, 2017 |

No. 583
What’s On a Muslim Refugee’s Mind?

September 10, 2017 |

No. 582
A Different Perspective on the Temple Mount Crisis

September 8, 2017 |

No. 581
Tokyo’s North Korean Dilemma

September 7, 2017 |

No. 580
Is It Zero Hour? Pyongyang’s Nuclear Power Is Developing at a Dizzying Pace

September 6, 2017 |

No. 579
The North Korean Threat: Rationality, Intentionality, and Nuclear War

September 5, 2017 |

No. 578
Israel Is Real

September 4, 2017 |

No. 577
Palestinian Settler-Colonialism

September 3, 2017 |

No. 576
Why Are Relations Tightening Between China and Turkey?

September 1, 2017 |

No. 575
The Hezbollah-Fath al-Sham Ceasefire: A New Regional Equilibrium?

August 31, 2017 |

No. 574
Assessing the North Korean Crisis

August 30, 2017 |

No. 573
The Hajj and the Struggle for Islamic Hegemony

August 29, 2017 |

No. 572
The Iranian Fortress

August 28, 2017 |

No. 571
Beware Media Fear-Mongering

August 27, 2017 |

No. 570
Victory, Not Deterrence, Will Be Israel’s Goal if War Breaks Out Again in Gaza

August 26, 2017 |

No. 569
Suggestion to the New Saudi Crown Prince

August 25, 2017 |

No. 568
Why National Leaders Can Go Against Expert Advice

August 24, 2017 |

No. 567
China in the Red Sea: The Djibouti Naval Base and the Return of Admiral Zheng He

August 23, 2017 |

No. 566
Iran and North Korea: Two Peas in a Nuclear Pod

August 22, 2017 |

No. 565
The New US “Peace Team”: A Test of Will

August 21, 2017 |

No. 564
Erdoğan’s Turkey: A Step Closer to the Orient

August 20, 2017 |

No. 562
A Turkish-EU Opera Buffa

August 17, 2017 |

No. 561
Russia Feels American Pressure

August 16, 2017 |

No. 560
Russiagate: Another Watergate?

August 15, 2017 |

No. 559
The Potentially Existential Threat to Israel from “Palestine”

August 14, 2017 |

No. 558
Is China Intervening in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

August 13, 2017 |

No. 557
It Is Time for Abbas to Take Positive Action

August 10, 2017 |

No. 556
Don’t Dismantle UNRWA; Reform Its Policies

August 9, 2017 |

No. 555
India-US Counterterrorism Cooperation: The Way Forward

August 8, 2017 |

No. 554
North Korean Brinksmanship on Trump’s Nuclear “Red Line”

August 7, 2017 |

No. 553
Recurring Patterns: The Temple Mount Riots

August 6, 2017 |

No. 552
The Strategic Answer to the Temple Mount Crisis: Settlement

August 5, 2017 |

No. 551
North Korea: Sanctions Are Not Enough

August 4, 2017 |

No. 550
Israel Needs an Ecological Master Plan

August 3, 2017 |

No. 549
Russian Strategic Logic

August 2, 2017 |

No. 548
G20 2017: China and Germany Step Up

August 1, 2017 |

No. 547
Modi in Israel: Diplomacy and Development

July 31, 2017 |

No. 546
Eyes Forward: Modi’s Visit to Israel

July 31, 2017 |

No. 545
Sino-American Disagreements on North Korea

July 30, 2017 |

No. 544
Erdoğan Exploits the Temple Mount Crisis to Foment Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism

July 29, 2017 |

No. 543
Administering the Temple Mount Is a Privilege, Not a Right

July 28, 2017 |

No. 542
The IDF’s Priority: War Readiness

July 27, 2017 |

No. 541
Hamas’s Irrational Rationale

July 26, 2017 |

No. 540
What Status Quo on the Temple Mount?

July 25, 2017 |

No. 539
Israeli Sovereignty Over the Temple Mount Is Crucial for Peace

July 24, 2017 |

No. 538
The Rami Hamdallah Compliment: IDF Policy Towards the Palestinians Proves Its Value

July 23, 2017 |

No. 537
Israel’s Possible Paths to Nuclear War

July 22, 2017 |

No. 536
Modi’s Visit – The View from Jerusalem

July 21, 2017 |

No. 535
Erdoğan’s Mission Impossible: Sustainable Turkish-Arab Solidarity

July 20, 2017 |

No. 534
Rethinking Israel-World Jewry Relations

July 19, 2017 |

No. 533
Pakistan, Afghanistan, and In Between

July 18, 2017 |

No. 532
Pursuits of Pyrrhic Prestige in the Middle East

July 17, 2017 |

No. 531
Potable Water vs. Energy Resources: National Security Under Trump and Netanyahu

July 16, 2017 |

No. 529
Abbas Will Never Walk the Walk of Peace

July 15, 2017 |

No. 528
Dismantle UNRWA

July 14, 2017 |

No. 527
A New “Arab Spring” in the Persian Gulf?

July 13, 2017 |

No. 526
Another Attempt to Solve the Cyprus Problem Ends in Failure

July 12, 2017 |

No. 525
Israel and India: Is the Sky the Limit?

July 11, 2017 |

No. 524
Defying Syrian Employment of Chemical Weapons: An Outstanding American Move

July 10, 2017 |

No. 523
How Can Greece Pay Back China?

July 9, 2017 |

No. 522
Indo-Israeli Security Cooperation: Onward and Upward

July 8, 2017 |

No. 521
Iran Flexes Its Missile Muscles

July 7, 2017 |

No. 520
What Trump Can Learn from Oliver Stone’s “Putin Interviews”

July 6, 2017 |

No. 519
Gaza’s Inhabitants Share the Blame with Hamas

July 5, 2017 |

No. 518
Erdogan’s “Language Revolution” Epitomizes His Anti-Western and Cultural Islamism

July 4, 2017 |

No. 517
A Young, Determined Saudi Heir

July 3, 2017 |

No. 516
Israeli Security and Enemy Rationality

July 2, 2017 |

No. 515
Modi Is Coming to Jerusalem

July 1, 2017 |

No. 514
Shalom, Modi!

June 30, 2017 |

No. 513
The Qatar Crisis and China

June 29, 2017 |

No. 511
A Sad Decision That Might Haunt Us All

June 28, 2017 |

No. 510
On the Future of Jerusalem

June 27, 2017 |

No. 509
From Osirak to Yongbyon

June 26, 2017 |

No. 508
Pay for Gazan Electricity? Clarifying the “Israeli Interest”

June 25, 2017 |

No. 507
Kurdistan: From Referendum to the Road to Independence

June 24, 2017 |

No. 506
Decentralization: The Key to Indo-Israeli Ties

June 23, 2017 |

No. 505
The EastMed Pipeline Could Be a Giant Step Towards Enhancing Regional Security

June 22, 2017 |

No. 504
General John Allen’s Plan Is Dangerous

June 21, 2017 |

No. 503
Gaza’s Humanitarian Crisis Is Fake News

June 20, 2017 |

No. 502
Hamas: Striking the Right Balance

June 19, 2017 |

No. 501
Gaza in the Dark Is Not So Terrible

June 18, 2017 |

No. 500
The Emerging Trump Doctrine of Strategic Savvy

June 17, 2017 |

No. 499
Turkey’s Failed Grand Design for the Middle East

June 16, 2017 |

No. 498
When Palestinians are Hopeless, Terror Declines; When Hopeful, Terrorism Increases

June 15, 2017 |

No. 497
The Qatar Crisis: Signs of Weakness

June 14, 2017 |

No. 496
China, Europe, and the US: Are Changes Coming to the World Order?

June 13, 2017 |

No. 495
The “Game of Camps” Revisited: Why Qatar? Why Now?

June 12, 2017 |

No. 494
Trump Diplomacy: Settling North Korea “With Gas and With Bomb”?

June 11, 2017 |

No. 493
Prospects for a Near East Treaty Organization

June 10, 2017 |

No. 491
Turkey: NATO’s Odd One Out

June 9, 2017 |

No. 490
Israel Upgrades Its Asia Policy

June 8, 2017 |

No. 489
Rewriting the Six-Day War

June 7, 2017 |

No. 488
In the Aftermath of Trump’s Visit to the Middle East

June 6, 2017 |

No. 487
The Six-Day War Was a One-Time Event

June 5, 2017 |

No. 486
The Summit for the Establishment of the Silk Road Forum

June 4, 2017 |

No. 485
Assad Is Bad News

June 3, 2017 |

No. 484
The Farhoud Remembered

June 2, 2017 |

No. 483
Trump’s Air Strike on al-Tanf: No to the Shiite Crescent

June 1, 2017 |

No. 482
Ehud Barak: Blatantly Ignoring Danger

May 31, 2017 |

No. 481
Donald Trump: The View from Jerusalem

May 30, 2017 |

No. 479
The Over-Dramatization of Israel’s “Dilemma”

May 28, 2017 |

No. 478
Turkey’s Indigenous Weapons Industry: A Rover with Rolls-Royce Ambitions

May 27, 2017 |

No. 477
A Border as a Dynamic Space

May 26, 2017 |

No. 476
Assad’s Survival Is in Israel’s Best Interest

May 25, 2017 |

No. 475
Strategic Consensus: DOA in 1981; Resurrected in 2017?

May 24, 2017 |

No. 474
Turkey’s Rants, Raves, and Ramifications

May 23, 2017 |

No. 473
Macron’s Election and the Challenges He Faces

May 22, 2017 |

No. 472
Nasser’s Legacy on the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 War

May 21, 2017 |

No. 471
The World Did Not Agree to a Nuclear-Armed Iran – Not Even in 10 Years

May 20, 2017 |

No. 470
The Six-Day War: An Inevitable Conflict

May 19, 2017 |

No. 469
Why Should We Give Up Our Nuclear Weapons? Pyongyang’s Perspective

May 18, 2017 |

No. 468
Vietnam, an Emerging Partner in Israel’s ‘Asia Pivot’ Policy

May 17, 2017 |

No. 467
Why We Are Surprised by Surprises

May 16, 2017 |

No. 466
Reparations for Jews from Arab Countries Should Be an Integral Part of Any Peace Agreement

May 15, 2017 |

No. 465
Hamas: Another Failed Palestinian Organization

May 14, 2017 |

No. 464
For Hamas, Nothing Has Changed

May 11, 2017 |

No. 463
The Meeting Between President Trump and President Xi Jinping

May 10, 2017 |

No. 462
The New Hamas Policy Document: Same Old Same Old (Mostly)

May 9, 2017 |

No. 460
Turkey: Directionless and Friendless

May 7, 2017 |

No. 459
Israel Is Still at War

May 4, 2017 |

No. 458
Keeping All Cards Close to the Vest

May 1, 2017 |

No. 457
A Holocaust Denier at the White House

April 30, 2017 |

No. 456
The Impact of the ISIS Terror Attacks on Europe

April 30, 2017 |

No. 455
Mahmoud Abbas Goes to Washington: What Is at Stake?

April 27, 2017 |

No. 452
The Syrian Sarin Attacks of August 2013 and April 2017

April 26, 2017 |

No. 451
President Trump: Formulating Strategy As He Goes Along

April 25, 2017 |

No. 450
Trump and the Israelization of American Politics

April 24, 2017 |

No. 449
A Dangerous Malady: Islamophobia-phobia

April 23, 2017 |

No. 448
The Turkish Referendum: A Turning Point?

April 20, 2017 |

No. 447
The Korean Peninsula Is Waiting for Trump

April 19, 2017 |

No. 446
Turkey: Divided We Stand

April 18, 2017 |

No. 443
Turkey: Europe’s “Angry Bird”

April 7, 2017 |

No. 442
West Bank Construction Can Help Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

April 6, 2017 |

No. 441
Israel’s Release of Second Ramallah Lynch Murderer Violates International Law

April 5, 2017 |

No. 440
The Burden of the 1967 Victory

April 5, 2017 |

No. 439
The Fight for Zion

April 4, 2017 |

No. 438
Europe: It’s Decision Time on Turkey

April 3, 2017 |

No. 437
Arrow Intercepts a Syrian Missile: Technological, Operational, and Political Aspects

April 2, 2017 |

No. 436
The Inverted Ideological Pyramids of Anti-Zionist Jews: The Case of Moshe Zuckermann

March 30, 2017 |

No. 435
Hizb ut-Tahrir in Turkey Calls for Restoring the Caliphate

March 29, 2017 |

No. 434
Netanyahu’s China Visit

March 27, 2017 |

No. 433
Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration at 100: Resisting the Past

March 26, 2017 |

No. 432
Are Israeli Raids on Syrian Targets Legal?

March 23, 2017 |

No. 431
Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the Making?

March 22, 2017 |

No. 430
President Trump Wants a Peace Process Too

March 21, 2017 |

No. 429
Should Turkey Officially Designate ISIS a Terrorist Organization?

March 20, 2017 |

No. 428
Lessons of the 1967 Deterioration

March 19, 2017 |

No. 427
President Trump, North Korea, and Israel’s Nuclear Strategy

March 16, 2017 |

No. 425
Becoming Part of Jordan and Egypt: A Palestinian Economic Imperative

March 15, 2017 |

No. 424
Russian Air Defense Architecture … for NATO Member Turkey?

March 14, 2017 |

No. 423
Why Did Islamic State Choose to Threaten China at This Time?

March 12, 2017 |

No. 422
Israel Must Choose: Enforce the Law or Lose the Negev?

March 9, 2017 |

No. 421
Trade Insights, Not Barbs

March 8, 2017 |

No. 420
The Centenary of the Balfour Declaration

March 7, 2017 |

No. 419
War: The School of Life

March 7, 2017 |

No. 418
Decoding Flynn-gate: Russia, the Middle East, and the US Elections

March 6, 2017 |

No. 417
How Likely Is an Irrational US Presidential Order to Use Nuclear Weapons?

March 5, 2017 |

No. 416
Myth: American Ties to Israel Harm US Interests in the Muslim Middle East

March 1, 2017 |

No. 415
Iran Is Progressing Towards Nuclear Weapons Via North Korea

February 28, 2017 | and

No. 414
Tread Carefully with the New US Administration

February 16, 2017 |

No. 413
Curb Your Enthusiasm About the Trump Administration

February 15, 2017 |

No. 412
Trump Has Fans in Israel

February 13, 2017 |

No. 411
Know Thine Enemy: From GWOT to CVE to DIT?

February 12, 2017 |

No. 410
Myth: Israel Is the Largest Beneficiary of US Military Aid

February 10, 2017 |

No. 409
The Destruction of Amona: The Day After

February 9, 2017 |

No. 408
Trump, China, and the Middle East

February 7, 2017 |

No. 407
Trump, the Mideast Conflict, and the Jordanian Option

February 6, 2017 | and

No. 406
War Is War

February 2, 2017 |

No. 405
Cybersecurity: Recommendations for President Trump, Implications for Israel

February 1, 2017 |

No. 404
The Wisdom of Hindsight

January 31, 2017 |

No. 403
A Truth-Telling Strategy to Advance Israeli-Palestinian Peace

January 29, 2017 |

No. 402
Should Israel Maintain Its Policy of Non-Intervention in Syria?

January 26, 2017 |

No. 401
A Two-State Solution? Just Not According to the Clinton Parameters

January 25, 2017 |

No. 400
Guide for the Diplomatically Perplexed: Trump 1.0

January 24, 2017 |

No. 399
Sanctioning the Syrians

January 23, 2017 |

No. 398
Jerusalem is the Center of Gravity

January 19, 2017 |

No. 397
How Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem Can Improve Prospects for Peace

January 18, 2017 |

No. 396
The Two-State Solution: A Greater Threat to Palestinians than to Israel

January 17, 2017 |

No. 395
Out with the Old, In with the New

January 16, 2017 |

No. 394
France’s Counterproductive “Peace Initiative”

January 13, 2017 |

No. 393
A Soldier, Not a “Child”

January 9, 2017 |

No. 392
Kerry’s Misreading of Reality

January 6, 2017 |

No. 391
Kerry’s Attack on Israel: A Failed Attempt to Divert Attention from Obama’s Disastrous Foreign Policy

January 2, 2017 |

2016

No. 390
Iran Wants to Leverage Aleppo into a Campaign Against the Gulf States and Israel

December 30, 2016 |

No. 389
UNSCR 2334: A Disservice to the Cause of Peace

December 26, 2016 |

No. 388
After Aleppo: Iran’s Ascendancy and Its Implications

December 22, 2016 |

No. 387
Can Trump Construct a New World Order?

December 18, 2016 |

No. 386
Chemical Weapons in Syria, Iraq and Beyond: Assessment and Implications

December 12, 2016 |

No. 385
The Red-Med Railway: New Opportunities for China, Israel, and the Middle East

December 11, 2016 |

No. 384
Saudi-Egyptian Tensions: Rifts Within the “Camp of Stability” Serve Iran’s Interests

December 4, 2016 |

No. 383
Implications of the Emergent Russian-Hezbollah Coordination in Syria

December 2, 2016 |

No. 382
Reassessing American Interests in the Middle East

December 1, 2016 |

No. 381
Trump’s Ambivalence Towards NATO Could Backfire

November 29, 2016 |

No. 380
America and Russia: Towards a New Partnership?

November 28, 2016 |

No. 379
Australia and Israel: Good Guys Should Stick Together

November 22, 2016 |

No. 378
Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: A Great Opportunity for the New President

November 21, 2016 |

No. 377
The US Must Bolster its Global Credibility

November 16, 2016 |

No. 376
Worse than a Crime: The Folly of Seeking an Imposed Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

November 8, 2016 |

No. 375
Lessons of the UNESCO Vote

November 2, 2016 |

No. 374
BDS, Political Religion, and the Crisis of the Global Left

October 28, 2016 |

No. 373
Jerusalem is More Important than Amona

October 27, 2016 |

No. 372
Abbas at Mount Herzl: A Complex Man at a Complex Moment

October 10, 2016 |

No. 371
Tip of the Iceberg: Russian Use of Power in Syria

October 9, 2016 |

No. 370
Israel Should Avoid Turkey, Include Cyprus in Gas Export Projects

October 7, 2016 |

No. 369
The Gaza Tunnels Get Too Much Attention

October 6, 2016 |

No. 368
Separation is not the Answer

September 29, 2016 |

No. 367
Khamenei’s Slant on WWII: Iran Must Not Go the Way of Germany and Japan

September 28, 2016 |

No. 366
US-Israel Relations: Beyond the $38 Billion

September 27, 2016 |

No. 365
A Wealth of Friendship

September 20, 2016 |

No. 364
The Turks in Syria and the Kurds in “Rojava”: Prelude to Tragedy or Reasonable Compromise?

September 12, 2016 |

No. 363
China’s New Position on the Middle East

September 11, 2016 |

No. 362
The Erdoğan-Gülen Rivalry

September 7, 2016 |

No. 361
The Middle East Will Remain a Source of Terrorism

September 1, 2016 |

No. 360
Cyberspace, the Final Frontier

August 30, 2016 |

No. 359
Turkey, the Refugee Crisis and Brexit: Concerns and Opportunities for Greece

August 12, 2016 |

No. 358
Islamic State Should be Wiped Out

August 11, 2016 |

No. 357
Raqqa Delenda Est: Why Baghdadi’s “Caliphate” Should Be Destroyed

August 10, 2016 |

No. 356
The New Threat of Very Accurate Missiles

August 9, 2016 |

No. 355
The Iran Deal One Year Later: The Fuse Is Still Burning

August 8, 2016 |

No. 354
A Covenant of Shadows

August 7, 2016 |

No. 353
The Destruction of Islamic State is a Strategic Mistake

August 2, 2016 |

No. 352
Regional Implications of the Failed Coup d’État and Purges in Turkey

August 1, 2016 |

No. 351
Erdogan’s Turkey Takes a Fork in the Road

July 29, 2016 |

No. 350
A Year After the JCPoA: An Interim Report on the Nuclear Deal with Iran

July 14, 2016 |

No. 349
Lebanon 2006-2016: Deterrence is an Elusive Concept

July 10, 2016 |

No. 348
The Turkish-Israeli Reconciliation: A Balance Sheet

July 6, 2016 |

No. 347
The Importance of Interests in Israel-Turkey Reconciliation

July 5, 2016 |

No. 346
Occupation Is Not the Problem

July 4, 2016 |

No. 345
No One-Shot Solution to the Hamas Challenge

June 30, 2016 |

No. 344
Chemical Weapons Could Change the Game in Syria

June 7, 2016 |

No. 343
Why Israel Should Not Adopt Unilateral Initiatives

June 1, 2016 |

No. 342
Between Paris and Cairo: Balancing Security and Diplomacy

May 31, 2016 |

No. 341
Israel’s Palestinian Dilemmas

May 3, 2016 |

No. 340
Sailing through the Straits: The Meaning for Israel of Restored Saudi Sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir Islands

April 17, 2016 | and

No. 339
The ABCs of Judea and Samaria: Towards Breakdown?

April 8, 2016 |

No. 338
The Syrian Civil War: An Interim Balance Sheet

April 6, 2016 |

No. 337
Israel and Europe After Brussels: What Insights Can We Share?

March 30, 2016 |

No. 336
Israel’s Five Policy Options Regarding Judea and Samaria

March 29, 2016 |

No. 335
Putin’s “Sacred Mission” in Syria

March 27, 2016 |

No. 334
The Russians Are Leaving Syria. Why the Surprise?

March 23, 2016 |

No. 333
Libya: The Next Frontier?

February 29, 2016 |

No. 332
Implications of Greater Chinese Involvement in the Mideast

February 25, 2016 |

No. 331
Consequences of American Retreat from the Middle East

February 24, 2016 |

No. 330
Obama and Israel: The Final Year

February 17, 2016 |

No. 329
A New Geopolitical Bloc is Born in the Eastern Mediterranean: Israel, Greece and Cyprus

February 16, 2016 |

No. 328
North Korea Did It Again

February 2, 2016 |

No. 327
Shiites vs. Sunnis: A Region at War

January 24, 2016 |

No. 326
New Permutations in the Mideast “Game of Camps”

January 17, 2016 |

No. 325
The Roots of Anti-Israeli Attitudes

January 11, 2016 |

No. 324
Domestic and Regional Implications of Escalated Saudi-Iran Conflict

January 10, 2016 |

2015

No. 323
Jordanian Security and Prosperity: An Essential Aspect of Israeli Policy

December 27, 2015 | and

No. 322
Does ISIS Pose a WMD Threat?

December 13, 2015 |

No. 321
Israel’s Emerging Relations in the Eastern Mediterranean

December 8, 2015 |

No. 320
Cool Heads Needed in the Fight against Palestinian Terrorism

November 29, 2015 |

No. 319
The Lies of Saeb Erekat: How Palestinian Propaganda Warps the Truth and Undermines Peace Efforts

November 23, 2015 |

No. 318
Setting the Record Straight: Hajj Amin and the Nazis

November 3, 2015 |

No. 317
Syria’s Unraveling Gives Way to New Regional Order

November 1, 2015 |

No. 316
Is Jerusalem Divided?

October 25, 2015 |

No. 315
Russian Ambitions, and Israeli Opportunities, in the Partition of Syria

October 22, 2015 |

No. 314
This is Not the Third Intifada

October 22, 2015 |

No. 313
Why the Status Quo on the Temple Mount Needs to Change

October 19, 2015 |

No. 312
The Locker Committee: A Preordained Failure

October 14, 2015 |

No. 311
Myths, Facts, and Wishful Thinking in Responding to Palestinian Violence

October 12, 2015 |

No. 310
Proactive Redemption in Responding to Palestinian Violence

October 11, 2015 |

No. 309
The Palestinian Victimhood Narrative as an Obstacle to Peace

October 7, 2015 |

No. 308
The Russian-Iranian Gambit in Syria

October 6, 2015 |

No. 307
Israeli Strategic Challenges and Opportunities in the New Year

September 16, 2015 |

No. 306
How Dangerous is ISIS to Israel?

September 7, 2015 |

No. 305
Syria’s Chemical Weapon Obfuscations

August 7, 2015 |

No. 304
Improving Ties between India and Israel

August 6, 2015 |

No. 303
The Vienna Accord Only Postpones Confrontation with Iran

August 5, 2015 |

No. 302
What Israel Can Do Now

July 19, 2015 |

No. 301
Six Strikes against the Nuclear Deal with Iran

July 15, 2015 |

No. 300
The Unrealistic European Peace Offensive

June 1, 2015 |

No. 299
Converging Enemy Threats to Israel

May 28, 2015 |

No. 298
Col. Richard Kemp: The Amoral Revolution in Western Values, and its Impact on Israel

May 20, 2015 |

No. 297
Economic Implications of Iran Sanctions Relief

April 28, 2015 |

No. 296
Strategic Folly in the Framework Agreement with Iran

April 20, 2015 |

No. 295
Israel Joins New Asia Bank Opposed by US

April 16, 2015 |

No. 294
The Middle East Turmoil and Israel’s Security

April 13, 2015 |

No. 293
There is No Better Deal with Iran

April 8, 2015 |

No. 292
Resetting the Mideast Peace Process

March 22, 2015 |

No. 291
Security Challenges of the New Israeli Government

March 19, 2015 |

No. 290
A Problem of Nuclear Proportions

March 1, 2015 |

No. 289
The Struggle over the Iranian Nuclear Program

February 26, 2015 |

No. 288
Obama’s Iran Policy and Israel’s Elections

February 16, 2015 |

No. 287
While The Jihadists Make Headlines, Fundamentalist Iran is Making Major Gains

February 5, 2015 |

No. 285
Line in the Sand

February 2, 2015 |

No. 286
Why the Hezbollah Clash Matters

February 1, 2015 |

No. 284
China’s Emergence as a Middle Eastern Power and Israel’s Opportunity

February 1, 2015 |

No. 283
The New Greek Government: Israel has Reason for Concern

January 28, 2015 |

No. 282
Saudi Succession: The Sudayris Return

January 26, 2015 |

No. 281
The Terrorist Defense Force

January 13, 2015 |

No. 280
Turkey – America’s Unacknowledged Problem

January 4, 2015 |

2014

No. 279
Russia’s New National Identity under Putin’s Regime

December 29, 2014 | and

No. 278
Gadi Eisenkot’s Challenges and Opportunities

December 8, 2014 |

No. 277
Between a Hollow Success and a Legacy of Failure

December 1, 2014 |

No. 276
Iran Remains the Greatest Challenge in U.S.-Israel Relations

November 3, 2014 |

No. 275
Aid to the Palestinians: A Case of Flagrant Discrimination

October 22, 2014 |

No. 274
Negotiating with Iran: Lessons from America’s Failed Nuclear Accord with North Korea

October 21, 2014 |

No. 273
Fight Not the Last War

October 20, 2014 |

No. 272
Iran Remains the Threat in the Middle East

October 19, 2014 |

No. 271
We Have to be Prepared

September 15, 2014 |

No. 270
Misplaced Frustration

September 3, 2014 |

No. 269
Hamas was Defeated, Until the Next Time

September 1, 2014 |

No. 268
Conduct of Operations in Limited Scale Conflicts

August 31, 2014 |

No. 267
Wise Tactical Choices in Gaza

August 26, 2014 |

No. 266
Playing with Terror: How to Stop Qatar’s Support for Hamas

August 25, 2014 |

No. 265
Hamas Cheerleaders: Professional Failures of the Western Media in Gaza

August 13, 2014 |

No. 264
A Middle Way for the Gaza Fight

August 11, 2014 |

No. 263
What Is to Be Done About Gaza?

August 10, 2014 |

No. 262
Where are You Going, President Obama?

August 6, 2014 |

No. 261
The Kerry-Qatar Ceasefire Document: What it Says About American Strategy in the Middle East

August 3, 2014 |

No. 260
No Economic Aid to Hamas-Ruled Gaza

July 29, 2014 |

No. 259
Hamas Underground Warfare

July 27, 2014 |

No. 257
The War With Hamas: Decision Time Approaching

July 24, 2014 |

No. 256
Strategic Implications of Operation Protective Edge

July 22, 2014 |

No. 255
Mowing the Grass in Gaza

July 20, 2014 | and

No. 254
A Gaza Ceasefire Now Would Be a Strategic Miss

July 15, 2014 |

No. 253
Hit Hamas Hard to Create a Different Strategic Balance Against Islamic Terrorism

July 9, 2014 |

No. 252
Has Syria’s Chemical Weapons Arsenal Truly Been Dismantled?

June 29, 2014 |

No. 251
The Flimsy Palestinian “Unity” Government

June 26, 2014 |

No. 250
Dangerous and False Palestinian “Unity”

June 5, 2014 |

No. 249
Living with Iran: Israel’s Strategic Imperative

May 20, 2014 |

No. 248
China is the Likely Winner in Ukraine

May 19, 2014 |

No. 247
Doing Almost Nothing is a Good Option

May 15, 2014 |

No. 246
Running Away from Statehood, Again

April 28, 2014 |

No. 245
Israel Cannot Accept the Emerging Accord between the US and Iran

April 24, 2014 |

No. 244
The Jordan Valley is Israel’s Only Defensible Eastern Border

April 14, 2014 |

No. 243
Jerusalem is not up for grabs

April 10, 2014 |

No. 242
Recognition of Jewish Israel is Critical for Palestinians

April 7, 2014 |

No. 241
Respond Firmly to Palestinian Blackmail

April 6, 2014 |

No. 240
Is the GCC in Peril?

March 12, 2014 |

No. 239
Will Syria’s Chemical Weapons Arsenal Be Eliminated?

March 4, 2014 |

No. 238
The Truth Behind the Palestinian Water Libels

February 24, 2014 |

No. 237
The Boycott Mirage

February 9, 2014 |

No. 236
India-Israel Defense Cooperation

January 27, 2014 |

No. 235
The Threat of the “Salafi Crescent”

January 21, 2014 |

No. 234
Canada’s Consummate Support for Israel

January 17, 2014 |

No. 233
India Advances in Naval Arms Race With China

January 14, 2014 |

No. 232
The Jordan Valley: Israel’s Security Belt

January 6, 2014 |

No. 231
Winning the BDS Battle

January 5, 2014 |

No. 230
Egypt and the Threat of Islamic Terror

January 1, 2014 |

2013

No. 229
Erdogan Is in Trouble

December 29, 2013 |

No. 228
Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security

December 17, 2013 |

No. 227
The Palestinian Red Line

December 16, 2013 |

No. 226
Yemen Under Attack

December 12, 2013 |

No. 225
Neglect of IDF Ground Forces: A Risk to Israel’s Security

December 4, 2013 | and

No. 224
The Geneva Interim Accord: A Bad Deal

December 2, 2013 |

No. 223
A Strike on Iran: Complex, But Possible

November 21, 2013 |

No. 222
France and the Iranian Nuclear Program

November 14, 2013 |

No. 221
Israel vs. the Iran-Hizballah Axis

November 14, 2013 |

No. 220
The West’s Hubris: Is the Price of the Iraq War a Nuclear Iran?

November 11, 2013 |

No. 219
Kerry: Stay Home

November 10, 2013 |

No. 218
Kerry’s Antagonism Unmasked

November 10, 2013 |

No. 217
Washington Must Strike Iran, Not Bargain With It

October 31, 2013 |

No. 216
What Does “Getting the Bomb” Mean?

October 14, 2013 |

No. 215
Forty Years to the Yom Kippur War

October 2, 2013 |

No. 214
Syria’s Chemical Weapons: Is Disarmament Possible?

September 24, 2013 |

No. 213
Twenty Years to Oslo

September 10, 2013 |

No. 212
France and the Syrian Civil War: From Diplomacy to Military Intervention?

September 8, 2013 |

No. 211
Israeli Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

August 19, 2013 |

No. 210
Where Is the Israeli Military Heading?

August 7, 2013 |

No. 209
Can the IDF Afford a Small Army?

July 18, 2013 |

No. 208
Israel and Azerbaijan: Geopolitical Reasons for Stronger Ties

July 15, 2013 | and

No. 207
Welcome Back to Mubarak’s Egypt

July 4, 2013 |

No. 206
With Nothing to Lose: The Limits of a Rational Iran

June 20, 2013 |

No. 205
Israel’s Interests in Syria

May 20, 2013 |

No. 204
Israeli Backers of the Two-State Solution Should Support the Levy Report

April 28, 2013 |

No. 203
Underwater Internet Cable Cutting: A Neglected Aspect of Cyber Warfare

April 18, 2013 |

No. 202
What Would the US Do if Israel Defied It by Attacking the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program?

April 11, 2013 |

No. 201
Israel’s Apology to Turkey: A Mistake

March 24, 2013 |

No. 200
Egypt’s Army Will Not Intervene

March 12, 2013 |

No. 199
Iron Dome: Has the Euphoria Been Justified?

February 25, 2013 |

No. 198
The US and Iran: Pre-Negotiation Maneuvering

February 19, 2013 |

No. 197
Mali: A Diplomatic Opportunity for Israel

February 11, 2013 |

No. 196
Morsi’s Egypt and Ahmadinejad’s Iran: Much Ado Over Next to Nothing

February 10, 2013 |

No. 195
Abbas Is Part of the Problem, Not the Solution

January 16, 2013 |

2012

No. 194
Russia’s Declining Influence in the Middle East

December 24, 2012 | and

No. 193
A Second Term Obama Administration and the Middle East

December 16, 2012 |

No. 192
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Its True Intentions Towards Israel

December 10, 2012 |

No. 191
Israel’s Dilemma in Gaza

December 6, 2012 |

No. 190
Building in Jerusalem: A Strategic Imperative

December 5, 2012 |

No. 189
Operation Pillar of Defense: An Initial Assessment

December 4, 2012 |

No. 188
The Buddhist-Muslim Violence in Myanmar: A Threat to Southeast Asia

November 28, 2012 |

No. 187
Morsi’s Dictatorship and the Gaza Ceasefire

November 27, 2012 |

No. 186
Operation Pillar of Defense: In Support of a Ground Offensive

November 19, 2012 | and

No. 185
Brothers in Arms: Would Hizballah and Hamas Join Iran in a War Against Israel?

October 23, 2012 |

No. 184
Sunni Sectarianism and the Re-emergence of Jihadism in Indonesia

October 16, 2012 |

No. 183
The Ostrich Syndrome: The World’s Reluctance to Take Action Against Iran

October 11, 2012 |

No. 182
Will Egypt Go Nuclear?

September 13, 2012 |

No. 181
US-Israel Mixed Messages on Iran

September 10, 2012 |

No. 180
Is There a Future for Israel’s National Security Council?

September 5, 2012 | and

No. 179
A Strategy for Making Peace With the Palestinians

September 4, 2012 |

No. 178
The Fading Left and Israel’s Flourishing Democracy

August 16, 2012 | and

No. 177
The Fate of Syria’s Chemical and Biological Weapons

August 6, 2012 |

No. 176
The Levy Report: Reinvigorating the Discussion of Israel’s Rights in the West Bank

July 31, 2012 |

No. 175
Iran’s New Strategic Horizons at Sea

July 26, 2012 |

No. 174
Invisible Red Line: The Futility of Trying to Detect an Iranian Order to Build the Bomb

July 19, 2012 | and

No. 173
Iron Dome: A Dress Rehearsal for War?

July 3, 2012 |

No. 172
The Cold War Between Turkey and Iran

June 11, 2012 |

No. 170
Is Turkey Getting Dragged Into War With Syria?

April 18, 2012 |

No. 169
After Toulouse: Combatting Anti-Semitism in France

April 4, 2012 |

No. 168
India Defies Oil Sanctions on Iran

March 19, 2012 |

No. 167
The Opportunity in Gaza

March 15, 2012 | and

No. 166
Stopping Iran: Still Too Much Noise and Too Little Action

February 21, 2012 |

No. 165
The Republican Primaries and the Israel Acid Test

February 15, 2012 |

No. 164
Strategic and Economic Roles of Defense Industries in Israel

February 13, 2012 |

No. 163
Might the Turkish Military Intervene in Syria?

February 8, 2012 |

No. 162
The Amman Talks: Another Exercise in Futile Diplomacy

February 1, 2012 |

No. 161
Missile Warfare: A Realistic Assessment

January 25, 2012 |

No. 160
The Iranian Nuclear Threat to Israel: Legal Remedies and Remaining Options

January 16, 2012 |

No. 159
Strategic Realignment and Energy Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

January 9, 2012 |

No. 158
The Palestinians Are Part of the Old Arab Order

January 5, 2012 |

2011

No. 157
Palestinians: Invented People

December 20, 2011 |

No. 156
The Threats in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

November 24, 2011 |

No. 155
Egypt’s Constitutional Crisis

November 16, 2011 |

No. 154
Following the IAEA Report: Time to Hit Iran

November 10, 2011 |

No. 153
Saudi Succession and Stability

November 1, 2011 |

No. 152
Why the Schalit Decision Makes Military Sense

October 27, 2011 |

No. 151
Iron Dome in Action: A Preliminary Evaluation

October 24, 2011 |

No. 151
מערכת ההגנה האקטיבית כיפת ברזל בפעולה: הערכה ראשונית

October 24, 2011 |

No. 150
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Women’s Suffrage in Saudi Arabia

October 9, 2011 |

No. 149
Needed: A Leader in the White House

September 13, 2011 |

No. 148
After September Comes October

August 23, 2011 |

No. 147
Empty Words: Saudi Blustering

July 17, 2011 |

No. 146
Get Tough With Turkey

July 14, 2011 |

No. 145
Halting the Egyptian Drift

June 19, 2011 |

No. 144
Gulf Monarchies Confront the “Arab Spring”

June 12, 2011 |

No. 143
Netanyahu Turns Centrist and Triumphs

May 30, 2011 |

No. 142
Towards Responsible Sovereignty

May 29, 2011 |

No. 141
The Obama Doctrine for the Middle East

May 23, 2011 |

No. 140
Saudi Arabia, Iran, and America in the Wake of the Arab Spring

May 23, 2011 |

No. 139
Confrontation Along Israel’s Borders

May 17, 2011 |

No. 138
Hamas and Fatah: A Temporary Marriage of Convenience

May 12, 2011 |

No. 137
The Alawites and Israel

May 4, 2011 |

No. 136
The Delusion of Peace Initiatives

April 14, 2011 |

No. 135
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the “Day of Rage” That Wasn’t

April 4, 2011 |

No. 134
Covert Action for Toppling the Gaddafi Regime

March 23, 2011 |

No. 133
Egypt’s Classic Strategic Triangle

March 16, 2011 |

No. 132
Turkey’s Changing Foreign Policy and Its International Ramifications

February 27, 2011 |

No. 131
The Plagues of Egypt

February 21, 2011 |

No. 130
It’s Iran, Not Israel, Stupid

February 20, 2011 |

No. 129
Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi: A Balance Sheet

February 13, 2011 |

No. 128
US Policy Regarding the Upheaval in Egypt: Endangering the Strategic Foundations of Regional Stability

February 7, 2011 |

No. 127
Regional Ramifications of Unrest in Egypt

February 6, 2011 |

No. 126
The Need for Minds Over Hearts in the Egyptian Crisis

February 3, 2011 |

No. 125
Lieberman and the Naked Emperor

January 13, 2011 |

2010

No. 124
Halt Nuclear Iran

December 2, 2010 |

No. 123
Iran: The Flaws of Containment

November 24, 2010 |

No. 122
A Salute to Stephen Harper

November 21, 2010 | and

No. 121
Strategists: Primum Non Nocere

November 18, 2010 |

No. 120
Muslim Hypocrisy: On the Violation of Religious Freedoms

November 14, 2010 |

No. 119
The Struggle Over Religious Edicts in Saudi Arabia

November 11, 2010 |

No. 118
Ending Oil’s Monopoly: The Role of Israel

November 7, 2010 |

No. 117
American Public Opinion Toward Iran’s Nuclear Program: Moving Towards Confrontation

October 24, 2010 |

No. 116
The Tide Could Turn Against Radical Islam

October 10, 2010 |

No. 115
Obama Should Withdraw From Afghanistan, Not Iraq

October 7, 2010 |

No. 114
Is Israel More Isolated Than Ever?

September 14, 2010 |

No. 113
When the West Bankers Arrive in Washington…

September 1, 2010 |

No. 112
Handling the “Tectonic Shift” in US Foreign Policy Under Obama: A Strategy for Israel

July 12, 2010 |

No. 111
Gazans Deserve a Better Future

June 30, 2010 |

No. 110
Iran Targets Azerbaijan

June 23, 2010 |

No. 109
Déjà Vu? France and the Gaza Flotilla

June 13, 2010 |

No. 108
Turkey Says Good Bye to Israel and the West

June 6, 2010 |

No. 107
In Defense of Defense

May 24, 2010 |

No. 106
Pirates: Not Only in the Caribbean

April 14, 2010 |

No. 105
Prospects for Peace With the Palestinians

April 12, 2010 |

No. 104
The Armageddon Scenario: Israel and the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

April 8, 2010 |

No. 103
Netanyahu Can Say “No”

March 25, 2010 |

No. 102
Obama’s Pressure Will Backfire

March 25, 2010 |

No. 101
Despite Pundits, Netanyahu Wants Peace

March 11, 2010 |

No. 100
The Prerequisite for Peace in the Middle East: Arab Recognition of the Legitimacy of Israel

March 4, 2010 |

No. 99
Flaws in General Eiland’s Alternatives

February 7, 2010 |

2009

No. 98
Understanding the Settlement Moratorium

December 29, 2009 |

No. 97
Islamic Imperialism: The Ongoing Tragedy of the Middle East

November 25, 2009 |

No. 96
J Street Expands the Pro-Israel Tent

November 11, 2009 |

No. 95
Is Mahmoud Abbas Becoming Chairman Arafat?

November 8, 2009 |

No. 94
J Street’s Spiritual Conceit

October 25, 2009 |

No. 93
Mitchell’s Mission Impossible

October 22, 2009 |

No. 92
An Open Letter to My Turkish Friends

October 11, 2009 |

No. 91
Obama and the Middle East

September 24, 2009 |

No. 90
The Fatah Conference: Finally an Abbas Victory

August 25, 2009 |

No. 89
Apprehensive Allies: India and Israel in the Obama Era

August 10, 2009 |

No. 88
Mideast “Experts” Got Iraq Wrong

August 4, 2009 |

No. 87
A Jewish and Non-Legitimate State

July 28, 2009 |

No. 86
The Lone Terrorist

July 13, 2009 |

No. 85
O Ali, O Husayn! An Ancient Shi’ite Paradigm Haunts Today’s Islamic Republic

July 12, 2009 |

No. 84
Is It Time to Update the 1985 US-Israel Free Trade Agreement, in View of EU Neighborhood Policy?

June 29, 2009 |

No. 83
Netanyahu Has Become Mainstream Israel

June 28, 2009 |

No. 82
Netanyahu and Sarkozy: Personal Chemistry Versus Political Disagreements

June 22, 2009 |

No. 81
Too Clever By Half? The Problematics of Demilitarization and Other Shadows in Prime Minister Netanyahu’s BESA Center Speech

June 17, 2009 |

No. 80
Netanyahu’s Begin-Sadat Center Speech: An Attempt at Consensus Diplomacy

June 15, 2009 |

No. 79
President Obama’s Cairo Speech: The Question Left Unanswered – Iran

June 9, 2009 |

No. 78
What About the Jewish Nakba?

May 31, 2009 |

No. 77
Israel and NATO: A Good Idea Whose Time Will Never Come

May 25, 2009 |

No. 76
Elections in Lebanon: A Hizballah Takeover?

May 24, 2009 |

No. 75
A Growing Divergence Between Jerusalem and Washington?

May 11, 2009 |

No. 74
Olmert’s Palestinian Failures

March 26, 2009 |

No. 73
Warfare Through Misuse of International Law

March 23, 2009 |

No. 72
Obama and Netanyahu: Idealism vs. Pragmatism

March 18, 2009 |

No. 71
Global Consequences of the Financial Crisis: A Closer Look to Chinese Prospects

March 3, 2009 |

No. 70
The Decline of the Israel Labor Party

February 23, 2009 |

No. 69
The Lessons of Operation Cast Lead and 2006 Lebanon War

February 19, 2009 |

No. 69
הגנה אקטיבית בפני רקטות וטילים: לקחי עופרת יצוקה ומלחמת לבנון השנייה

February 19, 2009 |

No. 68
The Futility of Operation Cast Lead

February 16, 2009 |

No. 67
Israel in 2009: A One-Block State of the Right

February 12, 2009 |

No. 66
An Offensive Strategy for Israel on the Second Battlefield: The Global Media

February 5, 2009 |

No. 65
The Political Logic of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s Attacks on Israel

February 4, 2009 | and

No. 64
Why Time Is on Israel’s Side: A Long-Term Perspective on Israel’s Security Challenges

February 3, 2009 |

No. 63
No to the Reconstruction of Gaza

February 2, 2009 |

No. 62
Obama and the Muslim Cold War

January 28, 2009 |

No. 61
The Domestic Dimension of Operation Cast Lead in Israel and in Gaza

January 26, 2009 |

No. 60
Egypt Is Not Going to Stop the Smuggling into Gaza

January 22, 2009 | and

No. 59
Europe May Yet Long For George W. Bush

January 18, 2009 |

No. 58
מבצע עופרת יצוקה בראי אתרי החמאס

January 15, 2009 |

No. 57
The Need for a Decisive Israeli Victory Over Hamas

January 12, 2009 |

No. 56
Why Israel Must Have Victory in Gaza

January 4, 2009 |

No. 55
Hamas: A Case of Strategic Suicide

January 4, 2009 |

No. 54
Has the IDF Earned the Support of the Israeli Public? An Interim Assessment of the IDF’s Performance in Operation Cast Lead

January 4, 2009 |

No. 53
Israel’s Operation Against Hamas in Gaza: The Need for Realistic Goals

January 1, 2009 |

2008

No. 52
US Foreign Policy after the Elections: Pragmatism, But in What Direction?

December 23, 2008 |

No. 51
Rabin and the Oslo Process Revisited

November 10, 2008 |

No. 50
President Obama and the Middle East Challenge

November 6, 2008 |

No. 49
Invading Georgia: The Opening Shot in a Grand Russian Strategy to Challenge the West Through the Domination of the Energy Market

September 16, 2008 |

No. 48
Sarkozy in Syria: Discrepancies in French Mideast Policy

September 10, 2008 |

No. 47
The Declinists Are Wrong Again

July 30, 2008 |

No. 46
Sarkozy’s Presidency

June 22, 2008 |

No. 45
The Failure of the Oslo Process: Inherently Flawed or Flawed Implementation?

June 16, 2008 |

No. 44
UNRWA: Barrier to Peace

May 27, 2008 |

No. 43
A Hopeful Iraq: Two Dangers Averted

May 21, 2008 |

No. 42
Israel at 60 Remains a Success Story

May 11, 2008 |

No. 41
Iran’’s Deceptive Commercial Practices

April 15, 2008 |

No. 40
Shelve the Shelf Agreement

March 26, 2008 |

No. 39
France, the European Union, and the Middle East in the Sarkozy Era

February 27, 2008 |

No. 38
Gaza: Risks and Opportunities

February 13, 2008 |

No. 37
How Stable Is Pakistan?

February 4, 2008 |

2007

No. 36
The Mideast Axis of Destabilization

December 26, 2007 |

No. 35
US Kosovo Policy Is Bad for Israel

November 6, 2007 | and

No. 34
The Threat of Al-Qaeda and Its Allies in Lebanon

September 19, 2007 |

No. 33
The False “Crisis” in Military Recruitment: An IDF Red Herring

July 23, 2007 |

No. 32
Bush Cannot Succeed in the Holy Land

July 23, 2007 |

No. 30
Strategic Folly and Shame: Personal Reflections on a Visit to Beleaguered Sderot

June 24, 2007 |

No. 29
The French Presidential Elections of May 2007: Implications for French-Israeli Relations

May 14, 2007 |

No. 28
The Iran-Hamas Alliance: Threat and Folly

May 1, 2007 |

No. 27
The Iranian Dilemma: Preventing Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Capabilities

April 1, 2007 |

No. 26
The Saudi Initiative: A Starting Point for an Israeli-Saudi Dialogue?

March 27, 2007 |

No. 25
The Illusion of “Peace in Exchange for Territories”

February 15, 2007 |

No. 24
The Palestinians and the Second Lebanese War

January 4, 2007 |

2006

No. 23
US Strategy in the Middle East: Effects of the 2006 Congressional Elections and the Baker-Hamilton Report

November 19, 2006 |

No. 22
The Second Lebanon War

September 28, 2006 |

No. 21
Strategic Follies: Israel’s Mistakes in the Second Lebanese War

September 10, 2006 |

No. 20
Proportionality in the Modern Law of War: An Unenforceable Norm, or the Answer to Our Dilemma?

August 15, 2006 |

No. 19
Time to Tame Syria

July 24, 2006 |

No. 18
Confronting the New Nasser in Iran

June 19, 2006 |

No. 17
Centrism in Israeli Politics and the Olmert Government

June 7, 2006 |

No. 16
Defining a New International System in a World Threatened by Jihad: The Danger of a Transatlantic Divide

May 16, 2006 |

No. 15
The Million Person Gap: A Critical Look at Palestinian Demography

May 7, 2006 | , and

No. 14
Iran and the West: Who Needs Whom? A Look at the Consequences of Ahmadinejad’’s Economic and Foreign Policies

March 7, 2006 |

No. 13
The Hamas Takeover Serves Israel’s Interests

January 29, 2006 |

2005

No. 12
The Imperative to Use Force Against Iranian Nuclearization

December 15, 2005 |

No. 11
British Policy Towards the Middle East

November 7, 2005 |

No. 10
Religious Zionism Revisits the State of Israel

October 6, 2005 |

No. 9
Egypt and Its Involvement in the Disengagement Process: Strategic, Regional, and International Aspects

September 1, 2005 |

No. 8
The Perils and Promise of Pax Americana in the Muslim Middle East

July 26, 2005 |

No. 7
Europe, America, and Israel: The Need to Promote Democracy and Freedom

June 15, 2005 |

No. 6
French Perceptions of the Middle East

May 31, 2005 |

No. 5
The Next Move in the Iraqi War of Reconstruction

April 10, 2005 | and

No. 4
Defeating Arafat’’s War: The IDF’’s Success Against Asymmetric Warfare

March 22, 2005 |

No. 3
The IDF’’s Record in the Current Intifada: An Interim Scorecard

February 27, 2005 |

No. 2
American-Israeli Relations in Bush’s Second Term

January 25, 2005 |

No. 1
Abu-Mazen’s Succession Strategy

January 15, 2005 |