Monthly Archives: December 2016

Iranian Kurds Join the Fight

American Interest, 15/12 (Co-authored with Benjamin Weinthal) The instability that has swept over the Middle East over the past half-decade has its winners and its losers. For the most part, the much-beleaguered Kurds are to be numbered in the former … Continue reading

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After the Fall of Aleppo

Jerusalem Post, 16/12 The battle for Aleppo is over.  The Assad regime and its Russian, Iranian and Shia paramilitary allies have achieved victory. The process of evacuation of civilians and rebels is yet to be completed.  Syrian oppositionists are alleging … Continue reading

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Hizballah vs. ISIS. vs. Israel

Jerusalem Post, 2/12 Two incidents this week showcase the complexity of the challenges facing Israel on its northern front. In the first, an air strike killed four members of the Islamic State-affiliated Khalid Ibn al-Walid Brigade after a patrol of … Continue reading

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