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Airstrikes on Syria: Israel Acts While US and Europe Fret About Intelligence

Airstrikes on Syria: Israel Acts While US and Europe Fret About Intelligence

| November 1, 2013

Intelligence leaks attributed to Washington are a growing concern for the Israeli government.

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Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

| October 10, 2013

Hakan Fidan Takes Independent Tack in Wake of Arab Spring

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The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad

The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad

| October 9, 2013

The American president and Congress may have already done their part to create the most deadly Islamic movement since the Taliban merged with al Qaeda in the 1990s.

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Obama Is Lost in the Mideast Bazaar

Obama Is Lost in the Mideast Bazaar

| September 12, 2013

Amid the Syrian fiasco, the president finds a Russian eager to steer him safely home.

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Syria and the Byzantine Strategy

Syria and the Byzantine Strategy

| September 5, 2013

The United States has values, but as a great power it also has interests. It might be argued that the Syrian civil war, now well into its second year, has carried strategic benefits to the West.

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Syria’s Security Implications for Israel: A Lose-Lose Situation

Syria’s Security Implications for Israel: A Lose-Lose Situation

| September 5, 2013

Syria may be Israel’s enemy, but its civil war ushers in greater threats.

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Worldwide Loss of Oil Supply Heightens Syria Attack Risk

Worldwide Loss of Oil Supply Heightens Syria Attack Risk

| August 30, 2013

Libya’s oil output has crashed to a near standstill over the past year as warlords and strikes paralyse the country, tightening the screws on global crude supply as the crisis in Syria comes to a head.

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Doubts Rise about the Credibility of American Power

Doubts Rise about the Credibility of American Power

| August 29, 2013

What does the world look like when people begin to doubt the credibility of American power? Unfortunately, we’re finding that out in Syria and other nations where leaders have concluded they can defy a war-weary America without paying a price.

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Strike on Syria Could Trigger Retaliatory Attacks, Cyberwar

Strike on Syria Could Trigger Retaliatory Attacks, Cyberwar

| August 29, 2013

A U.S.-led cruise missile attack on Syria in response to its alleged use of chemical weapons, which seems increasingly likely in the coming days, could provoke reprisals from Damascus and its backers, ranging from retaliatory missile strikes to terrorist attacks and cyberwar, according to government officials and private analysts.

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How to Oust Assad

How to Oust Assad

| August 28, 2013

The good news is that there aren’t many high-use tarmacs left to hit. Of the 27 airbases in Syria that are capable of assisting with the Syrian Air Force’s primary missions, just six are left in full use. The others are either under rebel controlled or are fiercely contested.

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