Center for Strategic Communication

Religions clash over Temple Mount / Noble Sanctuary

[ by Charles Cameron — not that that should be news.. also Egypt, Israel, Saudi ] . The bomber described in the upper panel, above, has a somewhat strained notion of revenge, it seems to me, though no doubt it makes sense to him. And you can tell that the button ad in...

Which ground is holy?

[ by Charles Cameron — a question of what makes “holy ground” holy? ] . ** Upper panel, Ramadan Confrontations Test Restraint on Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade: For the first twenty days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, an unusual calm prevailed on Jerusalem’s Holy...

President Obama: “Happy Hanukkah, Everybody!”

We've koshered the kitchen and set up the menorah. And this afternoon, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed hundreds of guests here at the White House for the second night of Hanukkah. Watch on YouTube Joined by the First Lady and Rabbi Bradley...

What We Are Reading…

International News Coverage Iran, Terrorism, Abkhazia,  Morocco,  Jerusalem,  South China Sea Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Seven Months after Failing to Meet Deadline Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl | Reuters Iran and six powers failed for a second time this year on...