The Devil is in the Implementation

Yossi Klein Halevi is a wonderful writer. I recommend his book Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation to anyone who wants to appreciate the nuances of I...

Israel Must Brace for Impact

The "smart" missiles have now been fired into Syria and according to the Pentagon they were successful.  For all of Trump's bellicose rhetoric, the operation to degrade Syria's chemical weapons capabilities too...

Syria-Reaping the storm Obama sowed

If surrendering US primacy in the region to Russia was the result of US passivity and inaction, the intrusion of Iran into Syria can very definitely be attributed to ill-conceived, active American policy. &n...