Analysis & Commentary

7th March 2014 - Quoted by Alina Dain Sharon and Sean Savage,

IDF Seizure of Gaza-Bound Missiles Sheds Light on Non-Nuclear Elements of Iran’s Strategy

Emanuele Ottolenghi

While international attention continues to focus on the Iranian nuclear program and diplomatic efforts to address it, the Israeli Navy’s March 5 interception of an...

7th March 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

The Iranian-Syrian weapon shipment bound for Gaza that was intercepted by the Israeli navy.

6th March 2014 - FDD Policy Brief

The Syrian “M-302” Rockets Intercepted on the Red Sea

Patrick Megahan

Early Wednesday morning, a special operations unit of the Israeli Navy conducted what appears to be a long-planned boarding operation of a Panamanian-flagged...

21st February 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

Jonathan Schanzer on his book, State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State.

21st February 2014 - Quoted by William Booth and Anne Gearan, The Washington Post

Gaza Left Out of Mideast Peace Talks

Jonathan Schanzer

This crowded bit of Mediterranean shore is a long way from the closed-door rooms where Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are holding the first real peace talks in years.

17th February 2014 - Cited by Joseph Raskas, The Jerusalem Post

Cut the Palestinian Authority Off

Jonathan Schanzer

Since the mid-1990’s, when limited Palestinian autonomy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip was established pursuant to various Israel-PLO agreements inked...

28th January 2014 - FDD Policy Brief

SAMs in Egypt’s Sinai

David Barnett

Just as the rubble was cleared after a series of bombings in Cairo, reports emerged from North Sinai on Saturday that an Egyptian helicopter had crashed.

23rd January 2014 - FDD Policy Brief

Turkish Flotilla Charity Tied to Terrorism Again

Jonathan Schanzer

Serbian news agencies reported this week that a Turkish charity, best known for organizing a 2010 flotilla to Gaza that led to conflict with Israeli commandos on...

16th January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Yahya Ayyash Brigades Takes Credit for Rocket Attack Against Israel

David Barnett

In a series of tweets yesterday, a jihadist group calling itself the Yahya Ayyash Brigades claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip...

15th January 2014 - Quoted by Sharona Schwartz, The Blaze

Turkish ‘Humanitarian’ Charity Raided by Police over Allegations of Shipping Arms to Syria

Jonathan Schanzer

An Islamic group that was widely characterized as a “humanitarian” charity during the 2010 Gaza flotilla incident is now in the crosshairs of Turkish...

15th January 2014 - Quoted by Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon

Anti-Israel Flotilla Group Busted in al Qaeda Terror Raid

Jonathan Schanzer

Turkish police on Tuesday raided the offices of an al Qaeda-linked charity group responsible for organizing the 2010 Gaza flotilla that caused a deadly...

15th November 2013 - The Long War Journal

Palestinian From Gaza Reportedly Killed Fighting for ISIS Near Aleppo

A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip has reportedly died fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) in Syria. Amer Abu Ghoula is said to have died...

11th November 2013 - FDD Policy Brief

One-Year After ‘Pillar of Defense,’ Hamas is on its Heels

One year ago Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Pillar of Defense (PoD) in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The largely aerial assault...

31st October 2013 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

Fighting along the Gaza border and Hamas looking for new donors.

29th October 2013 - Palgrave Macmillan

State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State

Jonathan Schanzer

In September 2011, president Mahmoud Abbas stood before the United Nations General Assembly and dramatically announced his intention to achieve recognition...

23rd October 2013 - Quoted by Jamie Dettmer, VOA News

Hamas Moves to Improve Ties With Iran

Jonathan Schanzer

The Palestinian militant group Hamas is showing signs of strain. Hamas which has dominated the Gaza Strip since it defeated its rival, Fatah in a bitter 2007 conflict...

21st October 2013 - Quoted by Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon

Hamas Leaders Admit to Building Tunnels to Kidnap Israelis

Jonathan Schanzer

Hamas leaders confessed on Monday that they had been planning to kidnap Israelis using a recently discovered tunnel system burrowed deep beneath the Israeli-Gaza...

17th October 2013 - Scripps Howard News Service

The Other Long War

Clifford D. May

The Muslim world needs democracy and economic reform — on that, almost everyone agrees. As Rami Khouri, columnist for the Daily Star of Beirut...

10th October 2013 - Quoted by The Tower

Hamas Facing Political Crisis, Leadership Fight After Diplomatic Missteps Send Group Into Tailspin

Jonathan Schanzer

Khaled Meshaal, the head of Hamas’s political bureau, had until recently never visited the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Over the years there had been many...

25th September 2013 - The Long War Journal

Number of Gaza Terror Groups Possess Strela 2 MANPADS

In March 2005, then Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz told senior US officials that some Strela antiaircraft missiles had made their way into the Gaza Strip.


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