Mudar Zahran, Jordan Is Palestinian
A state of Palestine in the kingdom could offer the way to peace


Svante E. Cornell, What Drives Turkish Foreign Policy?
Ankara moves toward a rupture with the West

David P. Goldman, Ankara's "Economic Miracle" Collapses
Deficiencies in the Turkish economy could lead to a disastrous decline


Yoaz Hendel, Iran's Nukes and Israel's Dilemma
Should Jerusalem launch a preemptive strike?

Efraim Inbar, The Arab Uprisings' Impact
The new Middle East may prove more hazardous for Israeli security

Oren Kessler, The Two Faces of Al Jazeera
Inflammatory in Arabic, subdued in English

POLICY BRIEF: Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, Rethinking U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan
Obama's plan has no chance of success

Lucas Winter, Riyadh Enters the Yemen-Huthi Fray
Fears of Iranian influence prompted the Saudis to act


Ali Alfoneh, Iran's Revolutionary Guards Strike Oil
The IRGC is handed another key ministry post

Hilal Khashan, The Pragmatics of Lebanon's Politics
The Lebanese handle deep-rooted sectarian and religious divides

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, Is Morocco Immune to Upheaval?
Moroccan authorities forestall unrest with a new constitution


Brief Reviews
Palestinian terrorism ... Turkish Islamism ... Israel's prime ministers