The Great Hezbollah Snipe Hunt

Michael J. Totten 90x115 by Michael J. Totten

John Brennan, deputy national security adviser for homeland security, has come up with a new way to waste the foreign-policy establishment’s time  — locate the so-called “moderate elements” within Hezbollah and somehow promote them.

“There is [sic] certainly the elements of Hezbollah that are truly a concern to us what [sic] they’re doing,” he said. “And what we need to do is to [sic] find ways to diminish their influence within the organization and to try to build up the more moderate elements.”

(more…)

Israel Plans Concessions, PA Plans Offensive

Chris Schang 90x115 by Chris Schang

As we watch the current situation in the Middle East taking shape, there are sometimes “signs” in the news that show the true intentions of the parties involved in the Middle East peace process. One such article surfaced today that shows no matter how hard and how long the Israelis try to work out a genuine peace deal, the Palestinians simply aren’t the “peace partners” that the world insists that they are. Today’s news article that I would like to focus on comes from the Israel National News and goes to show that while Israel continues to offer goodwill gestures to the Palestinians these gestures are not reciprocated back to Israel. The INN news article goes on to report:

(more…)