Category: Middle East Forum

Ending Hamas’s Forever War

by Gregg RomanArutz Sheva The U.S. retreat from Afghanistan has many experts and commentators scratching their heads over this move and the destruction of the hope that the West could leave the landlocked nation peacefully, diplomatically and in a better situation

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Lessons for Israel from the Taliban Victory

by Gregg RomanThe Jewish Press The scenes of a Taliban victory in Afghanistan have resonated very differently in various parts of the world and hold many lessons, especially for Israel. Some in the West have seen a failure of American foreign

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Only Israel Can Crown Hamas Victor

by Gregg RomanArutz Sheva Probably more than any conflict in recent memory, Operation Guardian of the Walls was a war over the “victory” narrative. Both sides, Hamas and Israel, ended the war claiming that it had won this round and defeated

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A Coalition for Israeli Victory

by Gregg RomanJNS Israel has seen many firsts in recent years on the domestic political front. However, something overlooked is the fact that for the first time in the country’s history, there is a prime minister and leader of the opposition

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It’s Time to End the Small Palestinian Victories

by Gregg RomanJNS “Victory belongs to the most persevering,” said Napoleon Bonaparte. Bonaparte, who knew something of victory, is saying that victory is rarely overnight or quick, but takes time and patience. Unfortunately for the State of Israel, its opponents are

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Could Ra’am be a Middle East Game Changer?

by Gregg RomanThe Jerusalem Post Israelis across the nation tuned in on April 1 to hear Mansour Abbas, head of the Arab Islamist Ra’am Party, give a live televised address. After breaking from the Arab Joint List and declaring its willingness

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