Up to the Golan

It was an absolutely beautiful day in the Galilee! After a very full day yesterday, our group awoke well rested and excited for the new day. The day did not disappoint! Our guide, Aly, shared a bit of Israel's history with us as we made an hour long drive to an army outpost in the …

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An Israeli Perspective on Trump’s Syria Policy

Did President Trump truly blow it when he withdrew American troops from Syria, or did he have a greater strategy that is just beginning to play out? A couple weeks ago, we touched on that thought (see Did President Trump Really "Blow it" in Syria?). At the time, I stated that it was difficult to …

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Arab Nations Joining US in Sanctioning Iran

As the US ups the ante via sanctions on Iran, Arab nations are beginning to jump on the bandwagon. Over 20 new sanctions, involving about 25 different Iranian entities, have been leveled by the US, who has been joined by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This comes after …

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BREAKING: US Special Forces Conduct a Raid on ISIS in Syria

https://twitter.com/BeholdIsrael/status/1188289359960784896/photo/1 The Twitter world is blowing up with reports of the capture and possible killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi just hours ago. If proven true, this puts a new twist on the idea that President Trump abandoned the Kurds and others in Syria. Confirmed news is lacking at the moment, but this is …

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