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Sep 28, 2023, 4:04 PM
Antisemitism, anti-Israel bias worries US campus students
Despite massive protests by hundreds of students, community members, and Jewish organizations, to stop the spread of antisemitism on campuses, the University of Pennsylvania went on with its plans to conduct a weekend Jew-hating conference right before the eve...
Aug 24, 2023, 6:19 AM
Why Terrorism Is Increasing In The Wild West Bank
A recent wave of terror attacks in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) has caused military experts to acknowledge 2023 as the deadliest year since the second Palestinian Uprising began in September 2000. Maj. Gen. (Res.) Israel Ziv, former head...
Jul 4, 2023, 7:14 AM
An Eye On Syria: Russian-Iranian influence in the region
Russia and Iran are deepening military ties, engaging in a closer defense pact that includes sharing their most advanced weapons systems with each other, while seeking to increase mutual cooperation in the Middle East, especially as it concerns Syria. Russia...
Jun 20, 2023, 12:48 AM
A last-ditch effort at US diplomacy with Iran delays war
An escalation on Israel’s northern border seems to be leveling out, at least temporarily, due to a US diplomatic effort meant to constrain Iran from enriching uranium to the “breakout” point. The Israeli government publicly opposes this last-ditch effort by...
May 27, 2023, 11:42 PM
Israel Prepares For A Possible War on Several Fronts
In years past, Iran’s proxy, Hezbollah, a powerful terrorist militia on Israel’s northern border, has been a deterring factor in Israel wanting to directly confront Iran. But, as Iran gets closer and closer to having enough enriched uranium to...
Apr 30, 2023, 12:00 PM
Shifts and challenges: Diplomatic and military arenas in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia is expected to host the 32nd summit of the League of Arab States in Riyadh on May 19, 2023. In preparation, Saudi Arabia has taken on a new leading role in Middle East diplomacy. In the past, Saudi...
Mar 21, 2023, 12:04 AM
An emerging Middle East regional détente as America’s influence wanes
A flurry of high-level diplomatic activity is occurring in the Middle East, as Arab countries embark on new regional policies, repairing relations with each other and with Iran. New power-brokers, like China, are filling the gap since America’s perceived...
Jan 27, 2023, 5:05 PM
Holocaust recognition and the fight against antisemitism
January 27, 2023, marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day in commemoration of the six million Jews that were killed in the Holocaust, and millions of others that were victims of Nazi tyranny. This day is honored by dozens of countries...
Dec 29, 2022, 9:17 PM
Israel’s new government in its 75th year as a state
Israel’s 37th government took power today, December 29, 2022, as Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition were sworn in at the Knesset (Israel’s parliament). It was a fiery morning session with protests by opposition MK’s, several of whom were escorted...
Sep 24, 2022, 11:59 PM
Russian Aliyah in Danger After Putin’s Mobilization Decree
On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the conscription of 300,000 reserve soldiers, forcing men between the ages of 18-65 to receive permission from the Russian Defense Ministry before leaving the country. This has caused...
Carrie Hart is a news analyst reporting on political, diplomatic, military and social issues as they relate to Israel, the Middle East, and the international community.