Iranian Protests Were Not about the Price of Gas
By A.J. CASCHETTA

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Anyone who thinks that the recent protests in 100 cities throughout Iran were about gas prices did not pay attention to what the protesters were saying. The immediate spark that led to the Arab Spring was the 2010 self-immolation of a Tunisian fruit vendor, but the Arab Spring revolution was not about Tunisian citizens’ ability to obtain permits to sell …

eHeziIranian Protests Were Not about the Price of Gas
By A.J. CASCHETTA

Facing Tensions On Multiple Fronts, Is Israel On The Verge Of An All-Out War?
By ISRAEL KASNETT

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Speculation abounds as to whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s order to brief rival Benny Gantz on current security issues is a sign that the Jewish state is preparing for a major conflict on one or more fronts. JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — August 27, 2019 — The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into …

eHeziFacing Tensions On Multiple Fronts, Is Israel On The Verge Of An All-Out War?
By ISRAEL KASNETT

Is History Repeating Itself In Middle East Current Events
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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A confluence of current Middle Eastern events, and a 38th anniversary observed this month, may foreshadow a similar outcome from then, in the future. The Middle East events unfolding are unique and parallel on two fronts: Iran and Turkey. But there is a connection. With Iran increasing its hostility to the US, Israel and world in general, the most recent …

Jonathan FeldsteinIs History Repeating Itself In Middle East Current Events
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Trump’s Syria Fumble Right Out of Obama’s Playbook
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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I will never forget the first time I realize that Barack Obama was clueless about the Middle East. I was traveling in the US during the 2008 campaign. An Obama commercial stuck with me like a bone in my throat.  In speaking about the Middle East he said something to the effect of ‘we will withdraw our troops and end …

Jonathan FeldsteinTrump’s Syria Fumble Right Out of Obama’s Playbook
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The Opposite of the Tip of the Iceberg
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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METULA, ISRAEL — December 7, 2018 — The phrase, “tip of the iceberg“ references the fact that there’s much more beneath the surface of the water where an iceberg exists that is a greater threat than what is visible above the water. Today in the Middle East we need to coin a new phrase that references the exact opposite: that …

eHeziThe Opposite of the Tip of the Iceberg
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Kashoggi In Context
By By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL — October 25, 2018 — Someone in Saudi Arabia – and most of the available information points to the crown prince, who is the country’s real power center – dispatched a hit squad to murder a dissident commentator inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul. This much is clear. The question now is: What to do about it? …

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By By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

Jordan Recalls Ambassador From Iran
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YONKERS, NY— June 17, 2018 — The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has withdrawn its ambassador from Iran Al Arabiya asserted, advising they were informed by a Jordanian source that “there is no intention to name another Jordanian envoy in Tehran at this time.” Jordan will not send a new ambassador to Iran following its “interferences in Arab affairs” and policies …

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John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher, Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, November 20, 2017 @10am EDT

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher John Bailey engages in deciphering the outcome of the White Plains Mayoral and Common Council outcome, the FASNY go ahead majority vote despite concerns from varying fronts, and whether the political process demands more robust media, and if so, is media deficient in its capacity to report the news with gravitas? This …

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Kurdish Secession and Mysteries of Identity
By AMIR TAHERI

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This article first appeared in Asharq Al Awsat and is reprinted here with the kind permission of the author Amir Taheri. Published by Gatestone Institute – October 8, 2017 https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11119/kurdish-secession-identity   An old Arab adage asserts that there is always something good in whatever happens. The secession referendum held in the autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq is no exception. It …

eHeziKurdish Secession and Mysteries of Identity
By AMIR TAHERI

The Sunday Times Asserts Israel Working with Saudi Arabia on Iran Strike Plan

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Saudia Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The Sunday Times of London reports Riyadh and Jerusalem are busily coordinating a possible military strike against Iran. Riyadh is prepared to provide tactical support to Jerusalem. Both countries, have united behind a military option while the West lusts to appease Iran by easing sanctions against Teheran while the Islamic Republic continues …

eHeziThe Sunday Times Asserts Israel Working with Saudi Arabia on Iran Strike Plan