Jonathan Spyer

Hamas is playing for time

6 May 2024 11:19 pm

Israeli, international and Hamas officials are currently awaiting the decision of Yahya Sinwar, the terror group’s military leader on a…

What Israel should do about Hezbollah

25 April 2024 12:48 am

On Tuesday, Hezbollah launched its deepest attack into Israel since the current round of hostilities between Jerusalem and the Iran-supported…

Will Israel continue its strikes on Iran?

19 April 2024 11:38 pm

The reported Israeli strike on an Iranian air installation near the city of Isfahan in central Iran appears to have…

Iran’s attack was just a taste of what could be to come

15 April 2024 10:52 pm

The Iranian drone and missile attacks of 13 April brought less drama for many in Jerusalem than one might have…

Iran’s four options for revenge against Israel

10 April 2024 4:30 am

I recently returned from a trip to the south east Syrian province of Deir al Zur, where I witnessed Kurdish…

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…