The recent murder of an Irish peacekeeper in southern Lebanon exposes the U.N. peacekeeping mission there as a costly failure
War fears are no longer alarmist as the terror group supplants U.N. forces, increases military readiness, and becomes more reckless on Lebanon’s southern border
The Obama-Biden doctrine means that our Mideast allies don’t have to like the Iran deal. They just have to pay for it.
Israel’s caretaker government is unequal to the strategic challenges posed by Team Obama’s policy of punishing friends and rewarding enemies
The country’s recent election was a masterpiece of counterfactual Kabuki theater—and there wasn’t a dry Western eye in the house
An unprecedented new salary assistance program for the Lebanese military is ‘cleverly’ structured to evade U.S. law
Eliyah Hawila fooled everyone, including his would-be bride and Brooklyn’s tightknit Syrian Jewish community, into believing he was a Jew. Now that the secret is out, the question is: Who is he, really?
The reeling regime in Beirut would like some of that magic Jewish money, please
It will start without warning. And the consequences are likely to be enormous.
The philosopher, activist, filmmaker, writer, and publisher, a prominent Hezbollah critic, was killed last week
The American Orientalist Class attempts to paint a fantasy Middle Eastern landscape on the American canvas
How much should America pay to maintain the fraying fabric?
Iran’s plans for regional hegemony depend on being seen as the protector of loyal Shiite Muslims—but those are exactly the people leading mass protests against Iranian domination in Iraq and Lebanon
Israeli strikes inside Lebanon together with new U.S. sanctions suggest a significant change in policy toward the terror group
U.S. officials claiming that sanctions against Iran have put the Lebanese terrorist organization in dire financial straits are cherry-picking evidence to paint a misleading picture
Remembering the dead lost under Avigdor Ben-Gal’s pivotal battle to hold the Syrian army on the Golan Heights in the 1973 Yom Kippur War
For years, the terrorist organization duped the expert class into believing it was peacefully evolving. Now that many have wised up, new and more dangerous fictions emerge.
The PLO’s greatest single contribution to the Iranian Revolution was the formation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, but the Palestinian leader’s involvement with Iran didn’t end there