Category Hezbollah

Iran’s Hegemonic Quest

Iran’s Hegemonic Quest thecipherbrief.com · by | The Cipher Brief · June 6, 2018 The Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization is putting the IAEA on notice that Tehran is likely to begin producing centrifuges that are used to enrich uranium. According to the Fars news agency, Ali Akbar Salehi says the move does not violate the Joint […]

The Dirty Secret Of Syria: Enabling The Enablers: Who Is Doing Business In Iran Today?

The dirty secret of Syria: enabling the enablers Who is doing business in Iran today? By BOB FEFERMAN May 1, 2018 21:11 4 minute read. A POSTER of Iranian Quds Force leader Qassem Suleimani.. (photo credit: REUTERS) In its coverage of the Syrian civil war, the media has ignored a key factor that fuels the ongoing […]

Former Head Of Intelligence For The Israeli Defense Force: ‘This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous May Since 1967’

Former Head Of Intelligence For The Israeli Defense Force: ‘This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous May Since The 1967 War’ https://fortunascorner.com      The title above is from Benjamin Kerstein’s April 24, 2018 article in the Jewish publication, Algemeiner.  “When I look at the month of May, I say there wasn’t a month of May so […]

Israel Pulls Fighter Jets From Joint Military Exercise With U.S. In Alaska — As Tensions With Iran Escalate

Israel Pulls Fighter Jets From Joint Military Exercise With U.S. In Alaska — As Tensions With Iran Escalate https://fortunascorner.com      The Jerusalem Post is reporting today (April 22, 2018) that Israel has decided not to send its F-15 fighter jets to Alaska – April 26 – May 11 – to participate in the joint […]

The Syria Quagmire

Excerpts: What does history’s long record about this geostrategic place suggest about how to manage it, if it can be managed at all? There are three possible ways of approach, each one full of risk and difficult to achieve.   One is to let the roundabout do its work, centrifugally and centripetally spinning the on-the-ground […]

U.S. Lawmakers Jolted By Syria Briefing, Pentagon Warns Of IS Resurgence

US lawmakers jolted by Syria briefing, Pentagon warns of IS resurgence www.yahoo.com View Original April 18th, 2018 A Syrian pro-government militia member holds a captured Islamic State group flag in June 2017 outside the city of Raqa, which later fell to the Syrian Democratic Forces in October 2017Photo by: AFP Photo/George OURFALIAN Washington (AFP) – […]

U.S. Seeks Arab Force And Funding For Syria – An ‘Arab NATO’

U.S. Seeks Arab Force and Funding for Syria Under plan, troops would replace American military contingent after ISIS defeat and help secure country’s north; proposal faces challenges https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-seeks-arab-force-and-funding-for-syria-1523927888 American troops looked out toward the border with Turkey from a small outpost near the town of Manbij, northern Syria, in February. PHOTO: SUSANNAH GEORGE/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Michael R. […]

Israel Arrests French Consulate Driver For Gun Smuggling

https://apnews.com/3ab6bd84e22d4e83b7504162adce5d1b/Israel-arrests-French-Consulate-employee-for-Gaza-smuggling?utm_campaign=Brookings%20Doha%20Center&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=61458598   ISRAEL ARRESTS FRENCH CONSULATE DRIVER FOR GUN SMUGGLING By TIA GOLDENBERG 49 minutes ago JERUSALEM (AP) — A French employee of France’s Consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel’s domestic security agency said Monday. The Shin Bet said the […]

Rise And Kill First:  The Secret History Of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations; And, What May Come Next

Rise And Kill First:  The Secret History Of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations; And, What May Come Next   www.fortunascorner.com      Investigative journalist Ronen Bergman, is the author of a newly released book, “Rise And Kill First:  Israel’s Secret History Of Targeted Assassinations,” just published by Random House.  In addition to being an author, and investigative journalist, Mr. Bergman is […]

Will The Protests In Iran Lead To Regime Change?  What Happens Next?  According To At Least One Notable Analysis — ‘The Iran Protests Are D-Day Landing On The War Against Radical Islam’

Will The Protests In Iran Lead To Regime Change?  What Happens Next?  According To At Least One Notable Analysis — ‘The Iran Protests Are D-Day Landing On The War Against Radical Islam’   www.fortunascorner.com          How serious are the protests and social uprising in Iran?  Is this the beginning of the end of […]