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Our InspireIsrael Blog is about Israel inside and out.  It contains posts from three different perspectives: 

  • Counterpoint with Dan Schueftan focuses on developments within Israel, US-Israel Relations and the Middle East.  It reveals dynamics that ARE NOT reported on by main stream media.  
  • Raw & Real with Kim Johnson and Leah Laker is a current events discussion based on the weekly Torah portion and ethical principles found in the Bible. 
  • Discover Israel with Leah Laker is a brilliant historical journey through the Land of Israel utilizing the medium of art! 

The Middle Eastern Cold War

The Middle East Forum with Dan Schueftan

Iran and Turkey seek hegemony over the Middle East. In response, nearly every other functioning state of the region, from Morocco to Saudi Arabia, is...

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The world Must Wake Up

by Dan Schueftan

Erdogan's megalomania has entangled Turkey in a whole host of regional flashpoints.

Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Muslim Brotherhood is the enemy of Egypt,...

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The U.S. Should Back Allies, "Break" Enemies in the Middle East

by Marilyn Stern and Gary C. Gambill
Middle East Forum Webinar

Dan Schueftan, head of the International Graduate Program in National Security at the University of Haifa, spoke to...

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Turkey is the Next Iran

by Dan Schueftan

Under Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey – once modern and moderate – is destabilizing the entire region and poses a threat to Europe as well as the US.

Bernard Lewis, the...

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Sectorial Tribalism is Out of Control

by Dan Shueftan

If we do not want anarchy and tribalism to undermine the quality of life in Israel, we need to transform the police force, create a responsible legal system, and urge the government...

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Middle East Radicals are Waiting for Biden

by Dan Shueftan

Subversive, violent elements in the region are counting on the new US administration to reward them for what the Trump administration punished them for.

It's too early to assess the...

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It is Vital to Acknowledge Whom We are Dealing With

by Dan Schueftan

The dangers Yossi Beilin raises in arguing for Israel to make territorial concessions are valid concers. But we must not make the mistake of thinking the Palestinians will ever be...

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A Middle East Message to Joe Biden

The assassination of Iran's nuclear mastermind together with the normalization of ties between Israel and the Gulf states is a reminder for the Biden administration that the pro-American coalition...

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The Palestinians: 100 years of Lawlessness

If the Palestinian national movement had not been addicted to terrorism and violence and blind to historical processes, they could have had an independent state decades ago.

The Palestinian...

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The Character of Israel's Left & Elections

by Dan Shueftan

The full article is on Israel Hayom

The non-radicals on the Left lost the public's trust due to their irresponsible conduct during the 1990s, and because they still refuse to...

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