Ed: 46: December 2021

Reason to smile: Despite his crimes, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is now being welcomed back into the Arab fold (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

The road back to Damascus

November 25, 2021 | Amotz Asa-El

Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi has been a
repeated target of attacks by Iranian-sponsored militias – and has become even more of a target in the wake of Iraq’s elections on Oct. 10 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

The Harrowing of Mustafa Kadhimi

November 25, 2021 | Michael Knights

(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Deconstruction Zone: Sheikh Jarrah shows why Palestinians remain stateless

November 25, 2021 | Mitchell Bard

Permits for Palestinian workers in Israel are set to increase (Credit: Abu Adel/ Shutterstock)

Behind the News – December 2021

November 25, 2021 | AIJAC staff

Image: Shutterstock

Noted and Quoted – December 2021

November 24, 2021 | AIJAC staff

Despite Indonesia’s hopes for ASEAN action on Myanmar, other members have been reluctant to commit (Source: ASEAN)

Indonesian foreign policy encounters some harsh realities

November 24, 2021 | Giora Eliraz

Looking back on the Gaza conflict last May allows readers to see some aspects of it that were largely obscured at the time (Credit: Shutterstock)

Biblio File: A War Revisited

November 24, 2021 | Omri Nahmias

93-year-old Holocaust survivor Emil Farkas giving testimony (Screenshot)

The Last Word: In remembrance of baby Erika 

November 24, 2021 | Efraim Zuroff

Sara and Rodrigo Duterte (Official photo)

Asia Watch: The Southern question

November 24, 2021 | Michael Shannon

Another dangerous Holocaust-distorting trope increasingly common among anti-vaxxers – the use of yellow Stars of David (Source: Instagram)

A Pandemic of Holocaust Distortion

November 24, 2021 | Naomi Levin

The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp (image: Shutterstock)

Europa Europa: A Terrible Ordinariness

November 23, 2021 | Alex Benjamin

(Source: Twitter)

The Rise and Rise of the Islamic State’s Khorasan Province

November 23, 2021 | Oved Lobel