July 25, 2017

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Hizballah Uses Child Fighters: But No Decline in the Movement’s Status in Lebanon

On July 7, 2017, 16-year-old (17 years old according to some… [more]

Hizballah Uses Child Fighters: But No Decline in the Movement’s Status in Lebanon Hizballah Uses Child Fighters: But No Decline in the Movement's Status in Lebanon

BALANCING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY IN THE REGIONAL RIVALRY BETWEEN IRAN AND ISRAEL

The challenge of balancing relations with both Iran and Israel… [more]

BALANCING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY IN THE REGIONAL RIVALRY BETWEEN IRAN AND ISRAEL BALANCING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY IN THE REGIONAL RIVALRY BETWEEN IRAN AND ISRAEL

Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zinki Splits from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham

Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zinki (The Nour al-Din al-Zinki Movement:… [more]

Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zinki Splits from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zinki Splits from Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham

ISRAEL’S RELATIONS WITH THE SYRIAN REBELS: AN ASSESSMENT

Editor’s Note: A number of articles have been published in… [more]

ISRAEL’S RELATIONS WITH THE SYRIAN REBELS: AN ASSESSMENT ISRAEL’S RELATIONS WITH THE SYRIAN REBELS: AN ASSESSMENT

The Myth of ISIS’s Strategic Brilliance

As Mosul is finally freed in its entirety from the Islamic State… [more]

The Myth of ISIS’s Strategic Brilliance The Myth of ISIS's Strategic Brilliance

THE ROLE OF AZERBAIJAN IN ISRAEL’S ALLIANCE OF PERIPHERY

Established in the 1950s, Israel’s alliance of periphery is… [more]

THE ROLE OF AZERBAIJAN IN ISRAEL’S ALLIANCE OF PERIPHERY THE ROLE OF AZERBAIJAN IN ISRAEL’S ALLIANCE OF PERIPHERY

A Match Made in History

The recent two-day visit of Narendra Modi to Israel, the first… [more]

A Match Made in History A Match Made in History

JOURNEYS TO MOSUL

This paper is based on reporting trips undertaken by the author… [more]

JOURNEYS TO MOSUL JOURNEYS TO MOSUL

“I Am Your Brigade, Oh Ruqayya”- New Nasheed for Liwa al-Sayyida Ruqayya

Readers may recall my previous posts on the Syrian Shi'i militia Liwa… [more]

“I Am Your Brigade, Oh Ruqayya”- New Nasheed for Liwa al-Sayyida Ruqayya "I Am Your Brigade, Oh Ruqayya"- New Nasheed for Liwa al-Sayyida Ruqayya