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Entries by Dr. Josef Olmert from 08/2011

Mubarak in a Cage -- But What About Syria's Assad?

| Posted 08.03.2011 | World

No one in the entire Middle East is watching the proceedings in Cairo with more trepidation than Bashar Assad in Damascus. The dictator continues the relentless massacre of his own people, and the bodies pile up in Hama, Deir A Zor, Damascus suburbs and other places.

The Noose Is Tightening for Bashar Assad in Syria

| Posted 08.09.2011 | World

It may be a matter of few months, perhaps even less, but Syria's Bashar Assad will not be able to survive in power.

China's Chief-of-Staff in Israel -- A Friendship With Limitations

| Posted 08.15.2011 | World

A visit in Israel at a time of talks about the declining stature of the US in the region and instability in so many Arab countries is a clear political statement by the Chinese, "we are here and Israel is our friend".

Game Change for Syria

| Posted 08.18.2011 | World

Whether American statesmen will admit it or not, today's announcement by the president is opening a chain of events that is leading to the final demise of the current murderous regime in Damascus.

Egypt and Israel: Troubled Peace

| Posted 08.25.2011 | World

The renewed Hamas-Israel fighting along the border between Gaza and Israel sheds light yet again on the fragile Israel-Egypt relationship. This time, it is a distinctly red light. This is bad news to all those who wish to see a more stable Middle East.