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Civilization’s Lament By: Robert Tanenbaum, August 23, 2006

http://www.jewishpress.com/page.do/19242/Civilization’s_Lament.html As the Hizbullah-Israel war wound down last week, pundits were quick to label winners and losers. Some said Hizbullah won because it survived, bombed Israel with 4,000 rockets, and earned the applause of the Arab “street.” Others maintain that…

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Aiman Mansour: How Hizbullah Understands Resolution 1701

For Hizbullah and its supporters in Lebanon, UN Security Council Resolution 1701 is, if not a clear victory, then certainly the least of all evils. The main reason is that 1701 keeps the discussion of Hizbullah’s disarmament within the confines…

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Arab Nationalism Runs Rampant at Middlebury College

At Middlebury College’s Arabic Summer School, where I recently taught Arabic, students were exposed to more than intensive language instruction. Inside the classroom and across campus, administrators and language teachers adhered to a restrictive Arab-nationalist view of what is generically…

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Nadav Morag: On Balance, Israel Won This Round

On balance, Israel won this round Hizbullah has not made significant progress toward any long-term goals. By Nadav Morag LOS ANGELES For the past four decades, Israelis have not been able to taste true, flat-out military victory in their multiple…

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Dennis Ross: A Cease-Fire Reality: Dealing With Syria

In 1993 and 1996 I helped broker understandings that brought conflicts between Hezbollah and Israel to an end. Both times Hezbollah instigated warfare with Katyusha rocket fire into Israel and Israel retaliated, determined to damage Hezbollah’s capacity for making war…

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Denis MacEoin- Has the Firing Really Ceased

Dr. Denis MacEoin is a former lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies and a specialist in Iranian Shi’ism. Ceasefires are like rites of passage: you hope to go in one end as one thing and to come out the other…

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