Tower Magazine, June 2015. The most significant dynamic in the Middle East over the last decade has been the collapse of strong, centralized regimes in a series of Arab states and their replacement by chaos, civil war, and the proliferation … Continue reading →
Archives for June 2015
Jamaat Ansar al-Islam’s (JAI) surviving Syria branch has unsurprisingly issued a statement denouncing its long-standing rival the Islamic State (IS) for its latest offensive in north Aleppo countryside on rebel-held towns and villages pushing towards t…
A new group in Gaza calling itself the Sheikh Omar Hadid Brigade claimed credit for rocket attacks on Ashdod in late May. Omar Hadid was a key figure in the early years of Iraq’s insurgency, aligned with al-Qa’ida in Iraq leader Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi….