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8th August 2014 – The National Interest

Palestine’s ICC Threat: Pluses and Minuses for Mahmoud Abbas

Grant Rumley

The shooting has resumed in Gaza. But where will things go when it ends? Inevitably, in each operation in Gaza since 2008 there is a "Goldstone-ification" on the Palestinian side—a shift from the kinetic to the diplomatic. more...

Analysis & Commentary

20th August 2014 – The National Interest

Middle East Watchers: Keep Your Eye on Majid Faraj

Grant Rumley

There was a moment in July when the cease-fire talks in Cairo were on uneasy footing. more...

19th August 2014 – Cited by Armin Rosen - Business Insider

This Map Explains Why The War In Gaza Is Unlikely To Re-Start Any Time Soon

Patrick Megahan

Hostilities between Israel and Hamas could be gearing up again. Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip during an agreed-upon ceasefire led to Israel recalling its negotiators from talks in Cairo. more...

19th August 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Government Adds Gaza-Based Jihadist ‘Umbrella’ Group to Terrorist Designation Lists

Thomas Joscelyn

The US government today added the Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC) to the foreign terrorist organization list and labeled the group a specially designated global terrorist entity. more...

19th August 2014 –

Hamas Infiltration Tunnels

Patrick Megahan

Since the start of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge on July 17, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) discovered and destroyed 32 tunnels built by the terrorist group Hamas. more...

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