The eruption of the third Gaza war since 2008 is yet another manifestation of the growing threat posed by Islamist militants within an increasingly unstable Middle East. Hamas knows that it cannot defeat Israel in a war, but it has taken Gaza’s population hostage and hopes to use the graves of its human shields to rally Arab and Muslim support for its radical Islamist agenda. Read More.
The “Arab Spring” uprisings have reshaped the Middle East and made it an even more hostile strategic environment in which regional security, U.S. national interests, and Western values are increasingly under attack. Read More.
This resolution is linked to Palestinian efforts to obtain U.N. membership as a state and to delegitimize Israel. Read More.
Tighter strings should be attached to U.S. aid to help restore democracy and the rule of law in Egypt without undermining important U.S. national interests in fighting Islamist terrorism and safeguarding Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel. Read More.
After hijacking Gaza in a bloody 2007 coup, Hamas, as part of its long term strategy to destroy Israel, has now transformed Gaza into a hellish battlefield. Read More.