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Meet the Syrian Sugihara

Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime

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Ted Cruz Exposes Christian Bigotry Against Jews In the Middle East

Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire

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Syrian Forces Seize Rebel Town Near Lebanon

With Hezbollah’s help, Assad secures last rebel stronghold on border

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In 2013, America Swapped Its Sledgehammer for a Scalpel. Here’s Who Won and Lost.

The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead

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Syrian Rebels Allege Assad Used Poison Gas

A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up

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Reports: Israel Attacked Syrian Military Base

Advanced weapons bound for Hezbollah were apparently the target

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Report: Hezbollah to Quit Syria?

Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs

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Two IDF Soldiers Killed This Weekend

Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news

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UN Experts Confirm Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

French, British, American officials point to Assad

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Discarded Draft of Putin’s Opinion Piece on Syria

The Russian premier got a lot of help from the editors

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Dante, The East River, East Room, & Middle East

Last night’s mayoral primaries and the Obama speech on Syria

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Report: Syria to Declare Chemical Weapons Arsenal

Kerry immediately responds that it’s not enough

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How AIPAC Became the Syria Strike Scapegoat

Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.

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A ‘Syrious’ Plan for Assad’s Chemical Weapons?

As Obama makes his case for military action, things take a twist

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U.S. Inaction on Syria Rankles Israelis

Except Shimon Peres

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The Latest On American Intervention in Syria

What you need to know going into Labor Day Weekend

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‘There Are So Many Other Threats to Israel’

Jewish and Arab Israelis shrugging off threat of Syrian war

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If Bombs Hit Damascus, Israel Looks To Tehran

Makovsky: Israelis debate how Syria strikes would affect US action in Iran

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Israelis Getting Gas Masks After Syria Attack

With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home

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Plans for Possible Military Invention in Syria

Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime

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Debating the Syrian Muddle

Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion

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Officials Deny Assad Received Russian Missiles

Others speculate on what might happen if the powerful weapons arrive

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Daybreak: Russian Missiles Arrive in Syria

Plus author Alice Walker’s upcoming gig at the 92Y rankles many

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John Kerry’s Silly Play

The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war

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Dozens of Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Qusair

More on the battle for a key town

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Daybreak: Russian Warships Head to Syria

Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense

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Daybreak: Bibi to Plead With Putin Over Syria

Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians

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The Lesser of Syria’s Evils

Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war

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Sundown: A New Settlement Freeze?

Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story

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About Those Israeli Strikes on Syria

What some of the smart folks are saying