Tag Archives: Gaza

Growing Islamization in Gaza

Gloria Center- 29/09/2009 Deriving accurate and reliable information from within the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip is not easy. The Strip is largely closed to journalists, and its inhabitants are reluctant to speak in detail of events there. Nevertheless, reliable sources confirm … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Palestinian Authorities

Gloria Center- 24/04/2010 Four years after the Hamas victory in elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council, and three years since the movement’s successful coup in Gaza, the split in the Palestinian national movement has an increasing look of permanence about … Continue reading

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Arab Summit, Iranian Agenda

Gloria Center- 05/04/2009 The issues that dominated the 21st Arab League summit in Doha, Qatar, this week testified to the weakness and disunity of the Arab states. Sunni Arabs are the majority population group in the Middle East. Yet the … Continue reading

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Iran Hasn’t Won the Cold War Yet

Gloria Center- 07/01/2010 The salient strategic fact in the Middle East today is the Iranian drive for regional hegemony. This Iranian objective is being promoted by a rising hardline conservative elite within the Iranian regime, centred on a number of … Continue reading

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Northern Sinai: A Desert Playground for Smugglers, Jihadis

13/11/2008 The 25 Egyptian police officers taken hostage by Beduins in northern Sinai on Tuesday have now been freed. The men were released on the Egyptian border with Israel, reportedly unharmed. The freeing of the hostages concludes a series of … Continue reading

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This War’s real Masters

Guardian- 14/07/2006 The kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hizbullah on the Israel-Lebanon border and the killing of eight others was an unprovoked act of war. Israel is now involved in a two-front confrontation with well-armed Islamist organisations that have … Continue reading

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Forget what you think you knew about Israel

Guardian- 29/03/2006 Welcome to the new Israeli politics. You will need to forget a large amount of what you thought you knew about Israel. The clash between Gush Emunim and Peace Now, between Labour and Likud, between the Whole Land … Continue reading

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