Written by Lauren Goodrich and Marc Lanthemann
The future of Russia's ability to remain a global energy supplier and the strength the Russian energy sector gives the Kremlin are increasingly in question. After a decade of robust energy exports and revenues, Russia is cutting natural gas prices to Europe while revenue projections for its energy ...
Written by Steven Emerson IPT News
Secretary of State John Kerry's push for a ceasefire in Gaza last week was so flawed it managed to unite Israel's fractious political leadership in opposition while simultaneously being lambasted by the Palestinian Authority.
Written by Open Doors
An ISIS statement read from the city's mosques on July 18, gave the few remaining Christians in Mosul a stark ultimatum—stay and convert, pay Islamic tax (more than most families can afford) or leave. "If they refuse this, they will have nothing but the sword."
Written by Y. Mansharof. E. Kharrazi, Y. Lahat, and A. Savyon
In advance of Qods (Jerusalem) Day,which this year falls on July 25, 2014, and against the backdrop of the continued fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian resistance organizations in Gaza - Hamas and Islamic Jihad - Iran's leaders have, in speeches, called implicitly ...
Written by Lawrence A. Franklin
IDF Excavation of the tunnels has resulted in the seizure of tons of Hamas supplies as well as the discovery of plans for future operations.
Hamas had apparently been preparing a murderous assault on Israeli civilian targets for the coming Jewish New Year Holiday, Rosh Hashanah, which begins on ...
Written by Daniel Greenfield
There are two dimensions to fighting a War on Terror. One is fighting terrorists and the other is fighting terrorism. In conventional warfare there isn't that much of a difference between fighting men and their tactics. There is a wider space between fighting terrorists and their tactics.
Written by Enza Ferreri
Gates of Vienna
While the British government is making its own citizens pay for the jihadis allowed to return to the UK from Syria and Iraq, both in terms of money — through the £1.1 billion cash injection for defence announced today, £800 million of which will fund an extra investmentin ...
Written by IDF Lt.-Col. (ret.) Michael (Mickey) Segall,
Vol. 14, No. 23 July 15, 2014
Written by Raymond Ibrahim
The new “caliphate” of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi—the Islamic State, formerly “ISIS”—recently made clear that it means to follow in the footsteps of the original caliphate of Abu Bakr al-Sadiq (632-634), specifically by directing its jihad against fellow Muslims, in Islamic parlance, the “hypocrites” and ...