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Hamas’s Strategy of Human Sacrifice

October 18, 2023

On October 13, Israeli military commanders told Palestinians living in Gaza to evacuate to the south. The northern half of the strip is full of Hamas assets—from rockets to rifles, communications gear to personnel—that Israel plans to destroy in the coming days of the war. But Hamas leaders demanded that the people stay in place. Why? While […]

The Biden Administration’s National Security Strategy

July 6, 2023

The Biden Administration’s national security strategy, as released to the public at the end of 2022, has some praiseworthy elements, stressing, for example, the “need for American leadership.” But it does not take its own words seriously enough. Its discussion of “leadership” is confusing, and the administration is not providing for the kind of military […]

Hamas: Ironic and Perverse

July 7, 2021

Shoshana Bryen: Let’s jump right in. You wrote in an article that “Key Biden team members seem to understand what Hamas is.” Doug Feith, what is Hamas?  Douglas Feith: Hamas is the Palestinian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. At its founding in 1988, it published a covenant that defines Hamas as an acronym for the […]

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