Sunday, December 11, 2016

Barry Rubin

Barry Rubin is Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, and the author of Yasir Arafat: A Political Biography and Revolution Until Victory.

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Israel’s Centrist Victory

Tsipi Livni’s Kadima party, Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, and Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s Labor party all fall within a centrist consensus, which also reflects popular sentiment. Israelis want a… read more

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Hamas’s Real Enemies

Virtually all Arab states – other than Iran’s ally, Syria – and the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority want Hamas to be defeated in the Gaza Strip. Given their self-interest in thwarting Islamist revolut… read more

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Turkey’s Choice

The Justice and Development Party's resounding victory brings to an end Kemal Ataturk's secular vision for Turkey. But this does not necessarily mean that Turkey will become an Islamic, must less an I… read more

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