December 29, 2016|Cynthia FarahatThe Hill
Originally published under the title "Why Trump's Bid to Amplify Muslim Reformers Will Keep Americans Safer." The recent terror attacks in Berlin and Zurich highlight once again the danger that radical Islamism poses to the West. While many are...
December 28, 2016|Gregg RomanThe Los Angeles Times
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which describes Israel's settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem as illegal, should never have passed last week. But the U.S. refused to use its veto power, in part because, as Secretary of...
December 28, 2016|Raheem KassamBreitbart
In his lame-duck attempt to undermine the State of Israel with a diplomatic knifing in the front, President Obama has created fertile ground for a campaign to lead the United States out of the United Nations. Or as I call it: USexit. A Usexit
December 27, 2016|Islamist Watch
The profiles that follow illustrate how individuals across a wide range of fields advance Islamist ideas. They were chosen for their prominence and the damage they have inflicted. This is by no means a complete list and will be updated and...
December 26, 2016|Rafael Bardaji and Richard KempThe Times of Israel
UN Security Council Resolution 2334 condemning Israeli house building in the West Bank including East Jerusalem is itself illegal, unjust, and immoral. It will undermine, not advance the cause of peace and lead to increased hatred, violence and...
December 23, 2016|Daniel PipesThe Australian
Originally published under the title "Erdogan Cosies Up to Putin as Turkey Makes Trouble." The assassination on Dec. 19 in Ankara of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, raises some major geopolitical issues: Will this act of violence...
December 20, 2016|Tarek FatahThe Toronto Sun
As if the recent acts of terrorism by Islamic militants coinciding with Prophet Muhammad's birthday was not enough, radical Muslims have struck again, with a vengeance. On Monday, Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, 62, was shot dead in...
December 18, 2016|Efraim InbarBESA Center Perspectives
US President-Elect Donald Trump lacks foreign policy experience, and during the election campaign did not proffer any comprehensive outlook on global affairs. He offered bits and pieces of ideas (building a wall along the Mexican border, moving...
December 17, 2016|Alexander H. JoffeThe Hill
Where do antiquities looted from archaeological sites by ISIS and other groups end up? The material from Syria and Iraq identified thus far on European and U.S. markets, and through seizures in Turkey, Lebanon, and elsewhere, has been mostly
December 16, 2016|Jonathan SpyerThe Jerusalem Post
The battle for Aleppo is over. The Assad regime and its Russian, Iranian and Shia paramilitary allies have achieved victory. The process of evacuation of civilians and rebels is yet to be completed. Syrian oppositionists are alleging that pro-regime