Jonathan Spyer

Time is running out for Israel to defeat Hamas

15 November 2023 8:57 pm

Israel’s ground offensive in Gaza is making steady progress. They moved into the strip on 27 October after a sustained…

Political Islam now commands the Middle East

21 October 2023 9:00 am

No sane American president takes office hoping for war. Woodrow Wilson, a 56-year-old Princeton academic, said it would be ‘the…

An Israeli ground assault would be devastating for Gaza

15 October 2023 12:03 am

On a patch of scrubland outside the Zikim kibbutz earlier this week, I came across a platoon of Merkava 4…

Who should rule Syria?

20 August 2016 9:00 am

The long civil war in Syria is still far from conclusion. Any real possibility of rebel victory ended with the…