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Spring 2016

Israel - Beyond the Headlines


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Writings by Michael Johnson

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Title Publication Date
What is ISIS, Where did it Come From, and When Did the US Know it was There? Jewish Policy Center August 20, 2014

Blog Posts

Title Publication Date
Boko Haram Video Shows Kidnapped Girls inCONTEXT Blog April 14, 2016
Ceasefire Holds in Nagorno-Karabakh inCONTEXT Blog April 7, 2016
Student's Death Highlights Oppression in Egypt inCONTEXT Blog March 31, 2016
Gulf States Designate Hezbollah as Terrorist Organization inCONTEXT Blog March 4, 2016
Oil Ministers Seek Production Cap, Rebound inCONTEXT Blog February 18, 2016
As Asad Pushes for Aleppo, Humanitarian Crisis Looms inCONTEXT Blog February 11, 2016
Islamic State Shows New Influence in Libya inCONTEXT Blog February 5, 2016
New Report Claims U.S. Spying on Israel inCONTEXT Blog January 29, 2016
Iran's Hardliners Strike Back inCONTEXT Blog January 21, 2016
Turkey Pursues Accomplices After Bombing inCONTEXT Blog January 14, 2016
Tensions Rise With Tehran's Claims of Bombed Embassy inCONTEXT Blog January 8, 2016
Suicide Bomber Hits Pakistan inCONTEXT Blog December 30, 2015
Iraqi Troops Launch Push for Ramadi inCONTEXT Blog December 22, 2015
Ceasefire Reached in Yemen Civil War inCONTEXT Blog December 15, 2015
U.S. to Deploy Forces to Syria, Allies Debate Other Measures inCONTEXT Blog December 2, 2015
Turkey Downs Russian Jet Near Syrian Border inCONTEXT Blog November 24, 2015
Palestinian Terrorists Kill Five in Israel inCONTEXT Blog November 19, 2015
Kurdish Fighters Recapture Sinjar inCONTEXT Blog November 13, 2015
German Bank Fined For Iran Sanctions Violations inCONTEXT Blog November 5, 2015
German Defense Minister Meets Kurdish Leaders inCONTEXT Blog October 28, 2015
Emboldened Syrian President Visits Moscow inCONTEXT Blog October 21, 2015
Kosovo and Serbia Sign New Accord inCONTEXT Blog August 27, 2015
Anti-Government Protests Erupt in Beirut inCONTEXT Blog August 25, 2015
Music Festival Apologizes to Jewish Singer inCONTEXT Blog August 19, 2015
Libya's PM Announces Resignation inCONTEXT Blog August 12, 2015
Tehran Ramps Up Anti-West Rhetoric After Nuclear Deal inCONTEXT Blog August 4, 2015
White House Pushes for Guantanamo Bay Closure inCONTEXT Blog July 23, 2015
New Report Details Hamas Killings inCONTEXT Blog May 28, 2015
Yemeni Conflict Leads to New Humanitarian Crisis inCONTEXT Blog May 21, 2015
Salafists Clash with Hamas in Gaza inCONTEXT Blog May 14, 2015
Freedom Flotilla III Sails for Gaza inCONTEXT Blog May 13, 2015
Protests Against Israeli Police Turn Violent inCONTEXT Blog May 6, 2015
Iran Detains Cargo Ship inCONTEXT Blog April 30, 2015
Egyptian Court Convicts Former President inCONTEXT Blog April 22, 2015
Islamic State's Terror Spreads to Afghanistan inCONTEXT Blog April 21, 2015
Russia to Sell S-300s to Iran inCONTEXT Blog April 16, 2015
IS Seizes Yarmouk Camp in Damascus inCONTEXT Blog April 8, 2015
Obama Ends Freeze on Arms Sales to Egypt inCONTEXT Blog April 2, 2015
Iraqi Forces Retake Tikrit inCONTEXT Blog March 31, 2015
Riyadh Intervenes Against Yemeni Rebels inCONTEXT Blog March 26, 2015
IS Claims Responsibility for Tunis Attack inCONTEXT Blog March 19, 2015
Renewed Palestinian Rivalry Threatens Rebuilding in Gaza inCONTEXT Blog March 12, 2015
Boko Haram Reverts to Old Tactics Amid Setbacks inCONTEXT Blog March 11, 2015
Tehran Stages Military Drills Near Strait of Hormuz inCONTEXT Blog February 25, 2015
U.S. Jury Finds PA and PLO Liable For Terrorism inCONTEXT Blog February 24, 2015
Putin and Sisi Hold Talks in Cairo inCONTEXT Blog February 12, 2015
Arab Allies Take New Initiatives Against IS inCONTEXT Blog February 10, 2015
Journalist Freed From Egypt Arrives Home inCONTEXT Blog February 5, 2015
U.S. National Killed During Attack in Libya inCONTEXT Blog January 29, 2015
Two IDF Soldiers Killed Near Lebanon Border inCONTEXT Blog January 28, 2015
Yemeni President Resigns Following Rebel Demands inCONTEXT Blog January 22, 2015
Five Guantanamo Detainees Transferred inCONTEXT Blog January 15, 2015
Trial Against PLO Opens in Manhattan inCONTEXT Blog January 14, 2015
Hamas Operative Sentenced to Life inCONTEXT Blog January 6, 2015
Abbas Pushes for Statehood at the UN inCONTEXT Blog December 18, 2014
Tension Mounts Amid Death of Palestinian Minister inCONTEXT Blog December 11, 2014
U.S. Senate Approves Sanctions on Venezuelan Leaders inCONTEXT Blog December 10, 2014
Senate Report Chastises CIA inCONTEXT Blog December 9, 2014
Militants Attack Police in Chechnya inCONTEXT Blog December 4, 2014
Iran Bombs IS Targets in Iraq inCONTEXT Blog December 3, 2014
Baghdad, Kurds Agree On Deal Over Oil Revenues inCONTEXT Blog December 2, 2014
Yemeni Government Rescues Eight Hostages inCONTEXT Blog November 25, 2014
North Korea Threatens New Nuclear Test inCONTEXT Blog November 20, 2014
Bill on NSA Surveillance Fails in Senate inCONTEXT Blog November 19, 2014
More Europeans Identified in Recent IS Video inCONTEXT Blog November 18, 2014
Bombs Target Egyptian and U.A.E. Embassies in Libya inCONTEXT Blog November 13, 2014
New Attacks Rile Israel inCONTEXT Blog November 11, 2014
Lebanon Secures $3 Billion Arms Deal inCONTEXT Blog November 6, 2014
Pakistani Mob Kills Two Christians inCONTEXT Blog November 5, 2014
Russia Increases Military Provocation of Europe inCONTEXT Blog October 30, 2014
Secularist Party Wins Tunisian Parliamentary Poll inCONTEXT Blog October 29, 2014
Egypt Tightens Justice System After Attack inCONTEXT Blog October 29, 2014
Child Killed in Jerusalem Terror Attack inCONTEXT Blog October 23, 2014
Islamic State Intercepts U.S. Airdrop inCONTEXT Blog October 22, 2014
Despite Talks, Boko Haram Launches Attacks inCONTEXT Blog October 21, 2014
India and Pakistan Face Off in Kashmir inCONTEXT Blog October 7, 2014
Turkish Parliament Debates Military Authorization inCONTEXT Blog October 2, 2014
Kabul and Washington Sign Long Awaited Agreement inCONTEXT Blog September 30, 2014
House Approves Plan to Aid Syrian Rebels inCONTEXT Blog September 18, 2014
Fatalities Rise as Migrants Cross the Mediterranean inCONTEXT Blog September 17, 2014
Islamists Free Fijian Peacekeepers in Golan inCONTEXT Blog September 11, 2014
Kerry Visits Baghdad, Meets New Iraqi PM inCONTEXT Blog September 10, 2014
Abbas Questions Hamas's Unity Deal inCONTEXT Blog September 9, 2014
Al-Qaeda Leader Announces New India Branch inCONTEXT Blog September 4, 2014
U.S. Drone Targets al-Shabaab Leader inCONTEXT Blog September 3, 2014
Sinai Militants Kill Four Israeli "Spies" inCONTEXT Blog August 28, 2014
U.S. Surprised at Egyptian and UAE Airstrikes in Libya inCONTEXT Blog August 27, 2014
Protesters Gather in Islamabad as Talks Fail inCONTEXT Blog August 21, 2014
Hamas Fires at Israel, Jerusalem Responds inCONTEXT Blog August 20, 2014
Erdogan Wins Turkish Presidency inCONTEXT Blog August 12, 2014
New Turmoil in Baghdad While IS Advances inCONTEXT Blog August 11, 2014
Two Bombings Rock Beirut inCONTEXT Blog June 26, 2014
Syrian Election Results All But Certain inCONTEXT Blog June 3, 2014
Abbas Appoints New Unity Government inCONTEXT Blog June 3, 2014
Al-Sisi Wins in Egypt Amid Low Turnout inCONTEXT Blog May 29, 2014
Obama Outlines Post 2014 Afghan Strategy inCONTEXT Blog May 27, 2014
China and Russia Sign Major Gas Deal inCONTEXT Blog May 22, 2014
IDF Cancels Training Due to Budget Cuts inCONTEXT Blog May 21, 2014
Libya Responds to Raid On Parliament inCONTEXT Blog May 20, 2014
India Begins Six Weeks of Voting inCONTEXT Blog April 10, 2014
Egypt Denies Bail to Detained Reporters inCONTEXT Blog April 8, 2014
Egyptian General Likely to Be Next President inCONTEXT Blog January 28, 2014
Islamist Rebels Seize Al-Qaeda Base inCONTEXT Blog January 9, 2014
Iraqi Army Prepares to Take Back Fallujah inCONTEXT Blog January 8, 2014
Syria Misses Chemical Weapons Deadline (1 comment) inCONTEXT Blog January 2, 2014
Israel Releases More Palestinian Prisoners inCONTEXT Blog December 31, 2013
U.S. to Send Troops to South Sudan inCONTEXT Blog December 24, 2013
Israeli Killed in Skirmish Near Lebanon inCONTEXT Blog December 18, 2013
Afghanistan and Iran Sign Friendship Pact inCONTEXT Blog December 11, 2013
Report Details Human Trafficking in Sinai inCONTEXT Blog December 6, 2013
Saudi Arabia's Immigrant Exodus inCONTEXT Blog November 19, 2013
Sectarian Fighting Threatens Central African Republic inCONTEXT Blog November 6, 2013
Renewed Fighting Rages in Damascus Suburbs inCONTEXT Blog November 1, 2013
Human Rights Groups Criticize U.S. Drone Strikes inCONTEXT Blog October 22, 2013
Libyan PM Kidnapped and Released inCONTEXT Blog October 10, 2013
Disarmament Team Arrives in Syria inCONTEXT Blog October 1, 2013
Al Shabab Recruited Internationally for Kenya Attack inCONTEXT Blog September 25, 2013
'Largest Operation' in Years Started to Quell Sinai Violence inCONTEXT Blog September 12, 2013
PKK Fighters Halt Withdraw from Turkey inCONTEXT Blog September 10, 2013
Egyptian Courts Crackdown on Islamist Protesters inCONTEXT Blog September 4, 2013
Afghan-Pakistani Talks Show Limited Cooperation inCONTEXT Blog August 28, 2013
Israel Responds to Gaza Rocket Fire inCONTEXT Blog June 25, 2013
Rouhani, A Regime Insider, Wins Iran's Presidency inCONTEXT Blog June 18, 2013
Iraqi PM Meets with Kurdish Leaders inCONTEXT Blog June 11, 2013
Protests Erupt in Turkish Cities inCONTEXT Blog June 4, 2013
Sectarian Bloodshed on the Rise in Iraq inCONTEXT Blog May 30, 2013
Moscow to Deliver S-300 SAM System to Syria inCONTEXT Blog May 29, 2013
Israel's Military Leaders Warn Syria of Escalation inCONTEXT Blog May 23, 2013
Jihadis Kidnap Seven Egyptian Security Personnel in Sinai inCONTEXT Blog May 22, 2013
Conservative Former PM Wins in Pakistan's Election inCONTEXT Blog May 21, 2013
Rafsanjani Challenges Conservatives for Iran's Presidency inCONTEXT Blog May 14, 2013
Syrian Rebels Release UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights inCONTEXT Blog May 13, 2013
Morsi Reshuffles Cabinet in Egypt inCONTEXT Blog May 9, 2013
Iranians Jailed for Terror Plot in Kenya inCONTEXT Blog May 8, 2013
Neo-Nazi Trial Begins in Germany inCONTEXT Blog May 7, 2013
Saif al-Islam Qaddafi Makes Court Appearance in Libya inCONTEXT Blog May 2, 2013
Continued Boston Bombings Investigation Shows Radical Influences inCONTEXT Blog April 30, 2013
Hezbollah Suspected of Drone Incursion into Israel inCONTEXT Blog April 29, 2013
Thwarted Canadian Terrorist Plot Shows Continuing Threat from Al-Qaeda and Iran inCONTEXT Blog April 25, 2013
U.S. Announces Arms Deal with Middle East Allies inCONTEXT Blog April 22, 2013
Pervez Musharraf Flees Arrest Warrant inCONTEXT Blog April 18, 2013
North Korea Threatens Regional Stability inCONTEXT Blog April 16, 2013
Syria's al-Nusra Front Pledges Allegiance to Al-Qaeda inCONTEXT Blog April 11, 2013
Qatari Aid to Darfur Underscores Emirate's Regional Role inCONTEXT Blog April 9, 2013
UN Passes Conventional Arms Treaty inCONTEXT Blog April 4, 2013
Kurdish PKK Rebels Announce Ceasefire inCONTEXT Blog March 29, 2013
Turkey and Israel Creep Towards Reconciliation inCONTEXT Blog March 28, 2013
Obama Visits Israel for First Time as President inCONTEXT Blog March 21, 2013
New Concerns Over Buenos Aires Truth Commission inCONTEXT Blog March 18, 2013
Netanyahu Forms New Coalition inCONTEXT Blog March 14, 2013
Al-Qaeda Spokesman Pleads "Not Guilty" in New York inCONTEXT Blog March 12, 2013
Insider Attack Kills Two in Afghanistan inCONTEXT Blog March 11, 2013
Syrian Soldiers Killed During Ambush in Iraq (1 comment) inCONTEXT Blog March 7, 2013
Bombings Rile Pakistani Shiites inCONTEXT Blog March 5, 2013
Kerry Pledges Aid to Syrian Opposition inCONTEXT Blog February 28, 2013
Israel and U.S. Test Arrow 3 Interceptor inCONTEXT Blog February 25, 2013
Jihadist Suspected in Damascus Car Bombing inCONTEXT Blog February 21, 2013
Hezbollah Fights in Syria inCONTEXT Blog February 19, 2013
Details Emerge on Obama's Drone Doctrine inCONTEXT Blog February 14, 2013
Hezbollah Behind Attack on Israelis in Bulgaria inCONTEXT Blog February 11, 2013
Benghazi Testimony Reveals Lack of Coordination in U.S. Government inCONTEXT Blog February 7, 2013
Cameron Discusses Peace with Karzai and Zardari inCONTEXT Blog February 5, 2013
Israel Reportedly Bombs Syrian Site inCONTEXT Blog January 31, 2013
Explosion at Iranian Nuclear Facility? inCONTEXT Blog January 28, 2013
Iran to Send Monkey into Space inCONTEXT Blog January 24, 2013
Standoff at Algerian Gas Facility Ends with Dozens Dead inCONTEXT Blog January 22, 2013
Military Transition in Afghanistan Accelerated inCONTEXT Blog January 14, 2013
HSBC Fined for Business with Iran, Rogue States inCONTEXT Blog December 12, 2012
Morsi Increases Military's Power as Vote Looms inCONTEXT Blog December 10, 2012
Iran Claims it Captured U.S. Drone inCONTEXT Blog December 4, 2012
Morsi's Broad Decree Brings Unrest to Egypt inCONTEXT Blog November 27, 2012
Israel, Gaza See Worst Fighting in Years inCONTEXT Blog November 20, 2012
What Really Happened in Benghazi? inCONTEXT Blog November 12, 2012
The Meaning of the Emir's Gaza Visit inCONTEXT Blog November 1, 2012
Violence Erupts in Lebanon inCONTEXT Blog October 22, 2012
Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Drone Over Israel inCONTEXT Blog October 15, 2012
Sanctions Continue to Hit Iran's Economy inCONTEXT Blog October 3, 2012
U.S. Missions in Libya, Egypt Attacked inCONTEXT Blog September 12, 2012
A More Diplomatic Hamas? inCONTEXT Blog September 10, 2012

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