To Contain Iran, the U.S. Must Learn from Israel’s Approach

Sept. 26 2019

While former Obama administration officials have argued that the September 14 attacks on Saudi oil installations reflect the failure of the renewed economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Michael Mandelbaum argues that the opposite is true:

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More about: Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Iran, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy

Hamas Returns to Its Cycle of Extortion

Aug. 13 2020

Last week, Hamas resumed launching explosives attached to balloons and kites into Israel, one of which landed in the southern town of Arad. The IDF responded with airstrikes, and the terrorist group first test-fired a barrage of missile into the Mediterranean and then fired a missile at an Israeli town—provoking further counterstrikes. Why disturb the peace now? Because, writes Yoav Limor, the monthly aid Hamas receives from Qatar is set to expire next month:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli Security, Qatar