Thursday, July 14, 2016


Obama Admin Letting China, Russia Gain Missile Edge  Study calls for space-based missile defense. 

Saudi Arabia's new jihadists: Poorly trained but hard to stop  The coordination but poor training appear to be a sign of ISIS's operational model, recruiting would-be jihadists online and managing plots remotely with minimal involvement in training. 

Theresa May shakes-up government with new-look cabinet  Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a nearly completely new look cabinet, in a major departure from predecessor David Cameron's top team. 

Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko by the end of June 2016 had embarked on a further escalation of their confrontation with Russia through the sponsorship of jihadism on the Crimean Peninsula. 

Rouhani threatens to renew nuclear program  Iranian president says his country can restore elements of its nuclear program if world powers don't live up to their end of the bargain. 

Arafat's nephew makes his move to succeed Abbas  Nasser al-Qudwa first rose to the upper echelons of the Palestinian leadership when he served as PLO ambassador to United Nations in the 1990s and early 2000s. 

New British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has 'infectious' enthusiasm for Israel  Former Israeli envoy to London says new British Foreign Secretary is "outspoken friend." 

Why the IDF's New Chief Rabbi is Under Attack  The announcement regarding the appointment of Eyal Karim as the new chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was meant simply to introduce this person to the public at large, but in Israel nothing is as simple as it seems. 

Why has NATO chosen Russia as its enemy instead of ISIS?  According to statements made at last weekend's summit in Warsaw, NATO regards Russia as a bigger threat than ISIS. 

South China Sea Decision Causes Beijing Defiance  China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty over the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defense zone, after rejecting an international tribunal's ruling denying its claims to the energy-rich waters.

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