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Profile of Palestinian Terrorists in Recent Attacks

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Left: Encouragement for stabbing attacks. The Arabic reads, “Ignite it… the revolution” (Facebook page of “Haters of Israel,” October 17, 2015) Interim Report: Profile of Palestinians Who Carried Out Attacks in Judea and Samaria in the Current Terrorist Campaign (September 14 – November 15, 2015) – Analysis by ITIC Overview For…

What Should Israel Worry About?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

A former director of the Central Intelligence Agency recently stated that the intelligence community in the U.S. has a perfect record of identifying future threats: “We have never been right”. The one thing we know nothing about is the future. Nevertheless we have no choice but to try to peer......

Turkey’s Story on Downing Russian Jet Doesn’t Add Up*

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Left: Putin: Turkey’s Downing Russian jet “is a stab in the back, carried out by the accomplices of terrorists.” The Turkish story on the Russian jet shoot down does not hold up.  In fact, the evidence points to a deliberate provocation by Turkey with the intention of drawing NATO into......

A Response to Bernard-Henri Lévy*

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

On November 16, 2015, French public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy published a commentary in which he urges the West to acknowledge that it is at war and must call things by their right names. He subsequently argues that we must battle Islamic jihad while understanding the difference between those Muslims who......

Portrait of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ISIS Belgian Terrorist*

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Overview Abdelhamid Abaaoud (Abu Oud) was a terrorist operative of Belgian origin who headed the network that carried out the terrorist attack in Paris. After the attack he was pursued by the French security forces. On November 18, 2015, French police raided a building in the suburb of St. Denis,......

Spotlight on Iran (Nov. 8-22, 2015)*

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Overview The Iranian forces continue to suffer heavy losses in the fierce battles being waged in northwestern Syria. During the past two weeks at least 17 more Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fighters were killed, at least five of them officers. Since the beginning of the ground offensive in northern......

Refugees, Terrorists and Morality

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Not for the first time, and certainly not for the last, America’s leaders are presented with a vexing problem of statecraft, which poses realism versus idealism. Millions of refugees are pouring out of Syria; victims of the more than four years bloody Civil War. Many choose a perilous path on......

Worry about ISIS Potential Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons*

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned told the  parliament that he could not rule out terrorists using chemical and biological weapons. Accordingly, the French government has taken its first step in distributing an antidote, Atropine, to Sarin nerve gas. How worried should we be about the threat? What are the......

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