Monday, June 14, 2021
Nuclear_Iran
Renewed Iran-West Nuclear Talks – Tehran Attempts to Deceive U.S. President Obama, Sec'y of State Clinton With Nonexistent Anti-Nuclear Weapons Fatwa By Supreme Leader Khamenei An important element in the renewal of nuclear negotiations with Iran in the talks in Istanbul April 13-14, 2012 was an alleged fatwa attributed...
Iran Nuclear Program
Spotlight on Iran is a new, bimonthly Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center bulletin intended to shed light on Iran's activities to establish its influence in the Middle East and beyond. It is based on reports in the Iranian media. Exporting the Islamic Revolution was one of the Iranian revolution's...
megamosque
Murfreesboro, a city in the heart of Tennessee, and, Marseille, France’s second-largest city and its largest city on the Mediterranean coast, have few things in common. The two cities are separated by nearly 5,000 miles, and by equally wide divisions of language and culture. And ...
afghanistan
Although for some time Israeli focus has not extended beyond the borders of Iran, a fresh approach to Iran’s eastern neighbor,Afghanistan, could unveil strategic advantages for Israel. While Iran has enormous influence on Afghanistan, events in Afghanistan are mistakenly viewed almost exclusively through Western-American lenses. At a recent INSS conference, Michele Flournoy, former US Undersecretary...
europe new containment
As I discussed last week, the fundamental problem that Ukraine poses for Russia,  beyond a long-term geographical threat, is a crisis  in internal legitimacy. Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent his  time in power rebuilding the authority of the Russian state within Russia and the authority  of Russia within the...
280px-OsirakLocation
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Israel for an official state visit to Jerusalem and Ramallah on Sunday, bringing a promise to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, along with an ardent wish to advance the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians. From Hollande’s perspective, the timing of...
Fall_of_Assad_Part_II_Memri
On July 21, 2012, in its editorial, the Iranian daily Kayhan, a mouthpiece of the Iranian regime that is close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, called on the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to fight Israel, with Tehran's backing, on the...
geopolitical-weekly
The Greek economy ended its four-year exile from international markets last week with a triumphant 3 billion euro (about $4.1 billion) bond sale. The global financial media trumpeted this somewhat unexpected achievement as a sign that things were finally turning around in the European Union's most blighted country. Media...
Egyptian_Presidential_Candidates
According to the Brotherhood, the almost complete vote counting for president looks like this:Mohamed Mursi (Brotherhood) 28.4% Ahmed Shafiq (Mubarak era general) 24.6% Abdul Moeim Abul Fotouh (so-called “moderate Islamist” but supported by radical Islamist Salafists) ·18.1% Hamdeen Sabahi (radical anti-American “left” Nasserist) 17.1% Amr Moussa (radical nationalist pragmatist) 11.6%. The Brotherhood claims...