Jonathan Spyer

Global Research in International Affairs Center

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Senior Research Fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs Center, based in Herzliya, Israel; columnist at the Jerusalem Post and author of The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict

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The ongoing crisis in Syria continues to raise thorny issues about US intervention in the civil war there.

Israel, Hezbollah and a New Phase in Syria's Civil War

The ongoing crisis in Syria continues to raise thorny issues about US intervention in the civil war there.

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Condoleezza Rice is  back in the Middle East , where continuing rocket fire has Israel threatening more attacks on Gaza.

War or Peace in the Middle East?

Condoleezza Rice is back in the Middle East , where continuing rocket fire has Israel threatening more attacks on Gaza.

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