* 'Jewish Ties to Temple Mount Will Bring Peace' Dr. Max Singer, a senior research associate at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, writes this week that the only chance for peace in the Middle East is if the West disabuses the Arabs of two fallacies.
* Iranian official: We're month away from joining 'nuclear club' Iranian Atomic Energy deputy chief Behzat Sultani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic will join the "nuclear club" within one month and added.
* U.S. military playing expanded role in Pakistan U.S. defense and administration officials say the elite trainers, who currently number more than 100, have not and are not authorized to take part in Pakistani military offensives in the semi-autonomous tribal regions.
* Peres: Syria Arming Hizbullah with Scuds While Talking Peace Syria is providing Hizbullah terrorists in Lebanon with the Scud missiles that traumatized Israel in the 1991 Gulf War.
* Israel to reject US timetable for peace Government sources said Israel would reject any move by the administration of US President Barack Obama to set a timetable and benchmarks for peace talks with the Palestinians.
* Sarkozy: If we don't act, Israeli will strike Iran "I do not want the world to wake up to a conflict between Israel and Iran, because the international community has been incapable of acting," French President Nicolas Sarkozy said.
* Nuclear security summit hears of terror risk World leaders at a summit on nuclear security in Washington have heard dire warnings of the danger of nuclear material falling into the wrong hands.
* In Turkey, military's power over secular democracy slips Since the Turkish republic's founding 87 years ago, the military has stood as unquestioned guardian of secular democracy.
* US and Israel: An unsettled alliance The world clustered around Barack Obama on Monday – with one very notable exception.
* Jerusalem Construction and Demolition Back in the News News items that would not make it past the local editor’s desk in a neighborhood weekly become international news headlines when they concern Jerusalem – and this week it happened twice again.