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Assad Still Controls Most of Syria's Population

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http://www.washingtoninstitute.org — (Washington Institute for Near East Policy) Fabrice Balanche -Mainstream media report that the Syrian army controls less than 17% of the country, and IS over 50%. Yet the Assad regime controls the largest share of Syria's residential areas: 10.1 million people live in the government zone (63%). The areas controlled by the Kurds, IS, and other rebels have about 2 million each. The large-scale p Read More
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Arab Upward Mobility in Israeli Society

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http://www.jpost.com — (Jerusalem Post) Ariel Ben Solomon -Israeli-Arab MK Esawi Frej (Meretz) told the Ambassadors' Forum at Bar-Ilan University on Thursday that the fact that "we are part of the Palestinian nation" is compatible with playing "an active part in the Israeli state." It can be just like in any European country, he said, where a minority is integrated into the state. Prof. Hillel Frisch of Bar-Ilan Uni Read More
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Israel: West Bank Settlements Are Legal

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http://www.timesofisrael.com — (Times of Israel)T he construction and establishment of Jewish settlements in the West Bank is legal under both Israeli and international law, as well as justified on historical and ethical grounds, according to a new document by Israel's Foreign Ministry. It states that Israel has "valid property claims" to West Bank territory, as "Jewish affinity" with the region and in cities such as Hebron is Read More
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Video: American Paratroopers Train with IDF Special Forces in Israel

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http://www.ynetnews.com — (Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - A large-scale training exercise was held in Israel this week with 173 American paratroopers and hundreds of fighters from the IDF's elite Egoz guerilla warfare unit. Read More
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Israel's Air Superiority Clouded by New Russian Missiles in Syria

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http://www.timesofisrael.com — (Times of Israel) Judah Ari Gross -The Israel Air Force's unquestioned supremacy has kept neighboring air forces almost entirely out of Israeli airspace in the country's wars, but with the recent deployment of the Russian S-400 missile defense system in Syria, that absolute primacy is now in question. The S-400 anti-aircraft system can track and shoot down targets 400 km. away, a range that encom Read More
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Germany Rejects EU's Labeling of Israeli Settlement Products, Says Bundestag President

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http://ejpress.org — (European Jewish Press) Maureen Shamee -Germany rejects the recent decision of the EU to label Israeli products made beyond the Green Line, said Norbert Lammert, president of the Bundestag, the German parliament. "Germany not only didn't agree to the decision, it rejected it," he told a joint press conference with visiting Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein. He said he understood "Israel's an Read More
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Chanukah Lights Will Illuminate Paris After All

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Why It Matters that Iran Lied

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https://www.commentarymagazine.com — (Commentary) Jonathan S. Tobin -The IAEA says there is no proof that Iran worked on creating a nuclear explosive device after 2009, although there is no longer the slightest doubt that Iran was working to create a nuclear weapon before 2009. In other words, the Iranian government lied. And it continued to lie throughout the negotiations with the Obama administration and Western allies. If Iran li Read More
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