How IDF troops 'infiltrated alleged Syria nuke site' Swiss daily: Commando operation took place month before airstrike that reportedly destroyed reactor
Geopolitical Diary: Syria and the U.S. Diplomatic Offensive
Yedioth Ahronoth Assad under pressure
Report: Iranian defector tipped Syrian nuke plans
Jerusalem Post 'Iranian tipped US on Syrian facility'
US official denies report Teheran backed Syrian nuke efforts, claims only North Korea was involved.
Lebanon's Hopes for Democracy - Max Boot, Los Angeles Times opinion
Hizballah and Iran in the Age of Engagement BY: Magnus Norell The Washington Institute for Near East Policy In early March, the British government reestablished contact with Hizballah, reversing a ban that had been in effect since 2005. The move comes less than a year after Britain decided to actually tighten the ban on Hizballah and outlaw its military wing. The decision not only highlights the lack of a coordinated EU policy regarding the Shiite movement, but also complicates EU and U.S. efforts to formulate a coherent and unified policy toward Lebanon and Iran.
A strong Lebanese army is good for Israel U.S.-Lebanon defense relations burgeoned considerably over the last three years, during which time the U.S. has provided the LAF with nearly $400 million in security assistance.
Independent Israel's dirty secrets in Gaza Army veterans reveal how they gunned down innocent Palestinian families and destroyed homes and farms.
Palestinian militants' advantage in Gaza? The key there is a system of trap-doors and tunnels.
Netanyahu, Livni Continue to Haggle Over New Government
Israeli Coalition Appears Fated to Clash With U.S.
ANALYSIS / Bibi and Barak are a perfect political match Both leaders consider Israel a fortified Western island in the heart of an Arab-Muslim ocean
Netanyahu is just a mirror Looking in the mirror is not always a pleasant experience. It can make you see that you have grown into a nation that has little reason to be proud of its choices
After Six Years of War, Iraq's Future Remains Clouded TIME
Iraqi alliance signals ‘new political map’
The move of Iraq’s prime minister to ally himself with an outspoken Sunni leader and a militant cleric suggest the emergence of a new axis of power centred on nationalism
Lessons to be learned from Iraq Robert Fox: Iraq, six years on: The war has left plenty of issues that will need answering before the US military withdrawal
Who Is Nouri al-Maliki? BY: Daniel Long Hoffman Middle East Times Iraq in 2009 will continue to resemble a no holds barred political free for all, as forces both in and outside of the country wrangle to put their imprint on the nascent government
Rand Saudi-Iranian Relations Since the Fall of Saddam: Rivalry, Cooperation, and Implications for U.S. Policy
STEVEN WALT How I would convince Iran to give up its nukes A realistic approach to Iran's nuclear program
CFR Economic and Political Development in the Middle East: Managing Change, Building a New Kind of Partnership (Audio)