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Peter Certo
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Peter Certo is the editor of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies

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Netanyahu Is a National Security Risk -- And Washington Knows It

(554) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 4:32 PM

An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.

Last month, an anonymous U.S. official stirred a tempest in a teapot when he called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "a chickenshit" in comments to the Atlantic's

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Hamas and Hezbollah Agree to Disagree on Syria

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 1:18 PM

Born of a common struggle against Israel and nourished by common benefactors in Syria and Iran, Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have long been natural allies despite their sectarian differences. Ever since the early 1990s, when Israel exiled Hamas' leadership to Lebanon, the two groups have cultivated an alliance that...

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