Category: Strategic Affairs

Tell me who your friends are…

Jan 21, 2012

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Obama says that he has a “friendship and bond of trust” with Erdogan. Woe be to us.

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A crystal ball on 2012

Jan 2, 2012

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The world will continue to coddle Abbas, even as he assaults Israel. Syria will be sundered into five states. Lieberman won’t be indicted. Netanyahu won’t call elections. And Obama will get “only” 68 percent of the Jewish vote.

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Beware of Blowback

Jan 1, 2012

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You have to question the wisdom of dumping sophisticated weapons systems into the currently turbulent and rapidly Islamicizing Middle East.

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New times call for new strategic thinking

Nov 30, 2011

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The times call for new strategic thinking. Consistently ahead of the curve have been the research associates at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies.

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Why We Are Winning!

Nov 20, 2011

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Despite threats to its security and assaults on its legitimacy, there are many trends underway in Israel, the region and the world which work to Israel’s favor. Supporters of Israel need not despair!

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Gates’ Gripe

Sep 6, 2011

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Ungrateful Bob Gates
So, Robert Gates is peeved with Israel. And why not? American defense and foreign policy leaders have done so well in handling the Middle East over the past …

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U.S. Strategic Fatigue Worries Israel

Apr 20, 2011

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Strategic fatigue, ideological indolence and policy confusion mark current American Middle East policy.

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It’s Iran, not Israel, Stupid

Feb 19, 2011

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An insidious new mythology is being advanced which replaces the Iranian threat with the “Israeli threat” to Middle East stability. This has the scent of incitement against, and demonization of, Israel. Political attention must be redirected to the place it most urgently belongs: the Iranian contagion that is inflaming the region.

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The NIE is Wrong about Iran, Again

Feb 18, 2011

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A new American NIE says that sanctions are causing Iran’s leaders to debate whether to move forward with their nuclear bomb program. Israeli analysts disagree.

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Natan Sharansky: “Maybe this is the moment to put our trust in freedom”

Feb 11, 2011

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Natan Sharansky says pact can be built if free world helps Arab masses who are bidding to be rid of their autocratic leaders.

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David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »


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