The Recent Fighting between Turkey and Syria Will Not Weaken Russian Supremacy

Feb. 11 2020

While Turkey has given quiet support to various forces opposed to Bashar al-Assad since the civil war broke out in Syria in 2011, last week was the first time Turkish and Syrian troops fought each other directly—with exchanges of fire leaving soldiers on both sides dead. Jonathan Spyer considers whether the confrontation between the two will escalate, and how Russia will respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Kurds, Russia, Syria, Turkey

How Palestinian Authority Incitement Led to the Murder of an Israeli Jogger

Jan. 15 2021

On December 20, a Palestinian waited in a wooded area near a Jewish village in northern Israel in the hope of encountering a victim. Soon enough he spotted Esther Horgan walking home from an evening jog and killed her by beating her with a rock. He later told the police that he did the deed to avenge the death of Kamal Abu Wa’er, a terrorist in Israeli custody. Itamar Marcus explains:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Fatah, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror