Syrian civil-war “alumni” could become a new generation of terrorists.
Jerusalem must maintain its covenant with the Druze while staying out of the Syrian civil war.
Rumors of its demise have been exaggerated.
A realistic plan for bringing order.
Enemies at the gates.
Based on an interview with two captured fighters.
An Israeli perspective.
To serve as a forward defensive line for Jordan, Israel, and the West.
A regional offshoot of al-Qaeda known as the Nusra Front currently controls a swath of territory that extends from northwestern Syria, through Lebanon, into the. . .
The Syrian civil war has already spilled over into Lebanon, where it has mainly been confined to the northern part of the country. There, over. . .
Jordan, Israel’s neighbor and important strategic ally, is a member of the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition and provides crucial tactical and strategic support. But there is. . .
Last week’s attack on Israeli forces near the Lebanese border was motivated not merely by revenge or deterrence, argues Tony Badran. Nor was it simply. . .
Bashar al-Assad’s forces have lost control of Syria’s border with Israel, which is now held jointly by the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and non-Islamist Sunni rebels.. . .