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Entries by Dr. Josef Olmert from 12/2011

The Syrian Opposition Is Changing Course

| Posted 12.02.2011 | World

Burhan Ghalioun, a potential leader of the new, post-Assad Syria, took the plunge this week and declared that the new regime will cut off relations with Iran, and stop the arms supplies to both Hamas and Hezbollah.

Assad on ABC

| Posted 12.07.2011 | World

Clearly, Assad's stand-up comedy talents are the side of him not hitherto known to the world, so now we know. His performance before Barbara Walters was laughable, but beyond that nothing else is laughable about the evolving tragedy in Syria.

The Arab League and Syria -- It Won't Work

| Posted 12.22.2011 | World

5,000 casualties and counting did the trick, and an agreement was signed between the Arab League and Syria to allow Arab observers to come to Syria in an attempt to stop the bloodshed. This is too little, too late.

Something Is Happening in Jordan

| Posted 12.30.2011 | World

King Abdullah's government just confirmed that Khaled Mashal, Hamas' supreme leader, is about to visit the Kingdom of Jordan. Really? Jordan of the moderate King, who goes the extra mile to convince us all that Jordan is not Palestine?