Russia Elbows Its Way into the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

July 31 2020

Around the time of its intervention in Syria, Moscow began offering itself as an arbiter in the conflict between the Jewish state and the Palestinians, in 2016 offering to host Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas for a summit in Moscow. More recently, the Kremlin has been trying to broker an agreement between Abbas’s Fatah faction and the Hamas regime in Gaza, and reportedly had a hand in the rival groups’ joint press conference earlier this month. Oved Lobel comments:

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More about: Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Mahmoud Abbas, Russia

 

How Iran and Turkey Spread Their Propaganda to Young Americans

July 27 2021

During the past year, write Eitan Fischberger and Yosef Kuperwasser, both Tehran and Ankara have expanded their efforts to bring their views of the world to U.S. audiences—and these views tend to be anti-Zionist, anti-Semitic, anti-American, and deeply influenced by Islamism:

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More about: Academia, Anti-Zionism, Iran, Turkey, U.S. Politics