How Israel Can Face the Dangers Posed by Iran in Southern Syria

Dec. 18 2020

Since the summer of 2018, Bashar al-Assad’s regime has regained at least nominal control over the southern part of Syria, with the help of its Russian and Iranian allies—although pockets remain that are in fact held by opposition groups. Carmit Valensi and Udi Dekel examine what the current situation means for the Jewish state and its efforts to prevent the area from becoming a base for Iranian attacks against it:

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More about: Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syrian civil war

The UK’s Ban on Hamas Is a Belated Step in the Right Direction

Nov. 29 2021

Twenty years after Britain outlawed Hamas’s military wing, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has decided to proscribe the entire organization. Stephen Daisley applauds this decision, but observes that London does not yet seem to recognize the dangers of what Hamas represents:

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More about: Hamas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror, United Kingdom