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Joshua Hersh

Joe Biden Not Up For 'One Murderous Gang Replacing Another' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.04.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- In a pair of speeches at the annual gathering of a major pro-Israel group, top U.S. and Israeli leaders expressed deep concerns about th...

Israel: Syria's Chemical Weapons 'Under Full Control' Of The Regime

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - The Syrian government is still in full control of its chemical weapons stockpiles, a senior Israeli defence official ...

Israel and Syria's Opposition -- Suspect and Respect

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

There are several reasons why the Israelis are so cautious about Syria.

Syria Reasserts Its Centrality to Peace

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The geopolitical benefits of a durable Israel-Syria peace are numerous, and the opportunity at this moment is ripe. Whether Netanyahu recognizes these benefits will be a significant test of his leadership.

US Syria Sanctions To Be Eased 'Case-By-Case'

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Obama administration said Tuesday that it would take new steps to ease American sanctions against Syria on a case-by-case basis, the latest sign o...

Disaster Tourism at the Edge of the Golan Heights

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Today the curious traveler can get a government tour after securing an easy permit in Damascus. It is perhaps the best and most disturbing example of disaster tourism in the Middle East.

Sy Hersh: Syria Still Wants Peace With Israel, Despite Gaza Operation

The New Yorker | Seymour M. Hersh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the Israelis' controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks betw...

Syria, Israel Announce Search For 'Comprehensive Peace'

McClatchy | Dion Nissenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After eight years of stalemate and periodic tension, Israel and Syria announced Wednesday that they have launched "serious and continuous" indirect pe...

Seth Colter Walls

Former NSC Official: Israel Ignored Bush's Knesset Speech | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to 29-year CIA veteran and former NSC official Bruce Riedel, Wednesday's announcement of joint peace negotiations between Israel and Syria r...